The University of Waterloo will draw talented engineering students from across the province this week for the Ontario Engineering Competition to showcase their engineering skills and communication proficiency.
Waterloo's Faculty of Engineering will welcome about 300 competitors from 16 Ontario universities and colleges as well as judges, sponsors and guests for the annual competition from January 29 to 31.
More than 120 local girl guides will earn their computer skills badges at the University of Waterloo on Saturday. Members of the media are invited to attend.
As part of this Badge Day event, the girls will meet engineering students and staff and visit five activity stations to learn about different computer skills. They will discover how a computer makes decisions, how information is kept private, learn to code and more.
The Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) at the University of Waterloo will host a free public lecture and panel discussion tomorrow about the positive effects of music on individuals living with memory loss and dementia. January is Alzheimer Awareness Month.
As wind energy development blossoms in Canada and around the world, opposition at the community level is challenging the viability of the industry. A new study with research from the University of Waterloo, published in Nature Energy, identifies four major factors leading to disputes over wind farms, and offers recommendations on avoiding disagreements.