With heavy rains and melting snow predicted for much of this week there have been numerous flood warnings issued and evacuation exercises undertaken in Brantford. This extreme weather could have potentially damaging implications for infrastructure, homes and the natural environment. The University of Waterloo has several experts available to speak on this topic.
A new technique that brings magnetic resonance imaging to the nanometer scale with unprecedented resolution will open the door for major advances in understanding new materials, virus particles and proteins that cause diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
The University of Waterloo will be a key partner with leading Canadian companies and sectors chosen to help grow our country’s global competitiveness through significant investments in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced manufacturing.
As part of the Government of Canada’s $950 million Innovation Supercluster Initiative, Waterloo will take a leading research role in two of the five winning bids announced today.
Over the past few days, we have heard from many in the campus community on how our nation is doing in terms of building positive and supportive relationships with Indigenous people.
It is important to acknowledge these voices as well as the perspectives contained in an open letter to Canadian university presidents from Indigenous faculty members and others across the country. The letter calls on all post-secondary institutions to review their current approaches to working with Indigenous people and communities.
An expert from the University of Waterloo is available to discuss the federal government’s plans to streamline the approval process for major natural resource projects and other major changes to environment and energy policies.
Robert Gibson – School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability
Experts from the University of Waterloo are available to share their expertise regarding the successes and hurdles African Americans face in Canadian society today, in recognition of Black History Month this February.
Naila Keleta-Mae - Department of Drama and Speech Communication
The University of Waterloo is launching a new program to help students with the first step of entrepreneurial innovation — the identification and definition of an important consumer, industrial, economic or technical problem.
The Problem Lab will be spearheaded by Waterloo economics professor Larry Smith, and is made possible by $300,000 in seed funding from Mike Lazaridis and Doug Fregin, principals of Quantum Valley Investments® and founders of Blackberry.