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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

University of Waterloo launches first interdisciplinary institute on Hellenistic Age

WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010) - The University of Waterloo will launch the first institute in North America to conduct interdisciplinary research focusing on the Hellenistic Age, a period when Greek culture and influence spread from Spain in the West to India in the East.

The Waterloo Institute For Hellenistic Studies, which includes University of Waterloo and international researchers, will be officially unveiled at a celebration on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery, 25 Caroline St. N. in Uptown Waterloo.
Monday, December 6, 2010

High school students explore health, movement at Kinesiology Lab Days

WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Dec. 6, 2010) - More than 1,000 Ontario high school students will learn about health and movement at the University of Waterloo's Kinesiology Lab Days taking place weekdays from Dec. 7 to 16.

The program, hosted by Waterloo's department of kinesiology, was established 37 years ago to showcase the relatively new field of kinesiology at the time - the science of human movement. Since then, the University of Waterloo has established itself as an international leader in kinesiology research and education.
Friday, December 3, 2010

University of Waterloo hosts federal-provincial conference simulation for students

WATERLOO, Ont., (Friday, Dec. 3, 2010) - High school students in Waterloo Region will participate in Canada's only federal-provincial government conference simulation at the University of Waterloo next Tuesday (Dec. 7) and Wednesday (Dec. 8).

The simulation, organized by Waterloo's political science department and the regional history heads association, has been held at the university for 45 years.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

University of Waterloo-led team develops new technique to study birth defects

WATERLOO, Ont. (Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010) - A University of Waterloo-led engineering research team has discovered a breakthrough technique that allows experts to see how humans cells and tissues evolve and grow in the embryo.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010

University of Waterloo profs get Canada Research Chairs worth $5.6 million

WATERLOO, Ont. (Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010) - A University of Waterloo engineering professor will investigate the future of the Internet while another will probe wireless communications networks with support from new Canada Research Chairs.

They are two of the four Waterloo researchers to receive $5.6-million in new funding announced by the federal government today at the 10-year celebration of the CRC program. A third Waterloo engineering professor will study nanotechnology in radio-frequency systems and a fourth will explore multimedia data compression.
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