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Friday, May 29, 2015

Centre for aging research at Waterloo receives $1.3 million

A new research centre at the University of Waterloo that will revolutionize the ability to predict and delay illness and injury associated with aging is receiving $1.3 million toward wireless wearables and other devices and technology.

The contribution from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) will support a variety of diagnostic and measurement tools in the Advanced Aging ResearCH Centre (ARCH) at Waterloo, which will house Canada’s most comprehensive collection of equipment focused on aging.

Friday, May 29, 2015

Expert Advisory: Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s report

Sharing oral accounts from darker parts of Canadian history is imperative to the development of empathy and social conscientiousness in future generations, according to research by Professor Kristina Llewellyn, a professor in Social Development Studies at Renison University College at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Dutch royals visit, witness new research and education partnership between leading universities

Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrive with Feridun Hamdullahpur

The Dutch king and queen visited the University of Waterloo today and witnessed two of the world’s leading innovation universities announcing a new research and education collaboration that aims to advance the field of quantum computing.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Chemists discover key reaction mechanism behind the highly touted sodium-oxygen battery

Chemists at the University of Waterloo have discovered the key reaction that takes place in sodium-air batteries that could pave the way for development of the so-called holy grail of electrochemical energy storage.

Researchers from the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, led by Professor Linda Nazar who holds the Canada Research Chair in Solid State Energy Materials, have described a key mediation pathway that explains why sodium-oxygen batteries are more energy efficient compared with their lithium-oxygen counterparts.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Canada Partners with University of Waterloo to Help Establish Indonesia as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence

Group shot of representatives from the University of Waterloo, the Government of Canada and Manulife.

News Release

For immediate release

Canada Partners with University of Waterloo to Help Establish Indonesia as a Centre of Actuarial Excellence

Canada strengthens actuarial sector in Indonesia to stimulate economic growth and stability

May 21, 2015 - Waterloo, Ontario - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

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