University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University host Canadian launch of UN water report at World Water Day
WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012) - The world’s unprecedented and growing urbanization, climate change and increased demand for food puts additional pressure on the world’s water reserves. These are the key messages in the United Nations (UN) World Water Development Report, which had its Canadian launch at an event co-hosted by the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University today.
University of Waterloo awarded six Canada Research Chairs
WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012) - The University of Waterloo has cemented its place in the top echelon of Canadian research centres after six of its researchers received $7.5-million to pursue projects ranging from alternative energy storage to improved interactive audio.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, Mar. 19, 2012) - The University of Waterloo’s latest Schlegel research chair is a leading expert on nutrition and healthy aging whose work will improve the nutrition of older adults, helping them lead longer and healthier lives.
Professor Heather Keller is the newly appointed Schlegel research chair in nutrition and aging at the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging. She is a registered dietitian who has led and participated in national and provincial projects aimed at supporting the nutritional health of older adults.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Thursday, Mar. 15, 2012) - A University of Waterloo geographer is leading a trailblazing effort to reclaim environmentally important peatlands that once covered more than half the Athabasca landscape but have been scraped away by oil sands mining.
WATERLOO, Ont., (Thursday, March 15, 2012) - Students in seven University of Waterloo engineering programs, including the first graduating class of management engineering, will display inventive design projects during Engineering Design Symposium Week beginning tomorrow.