Experts from the University of Waterloo are available to speak about COP23, the United Nations climate change conference, where leaders from around the world are meeting to discuss ways to implement the Paris Agreement. The summit is taking place this week in Bonn.
Sarah Burch — Department of Geography and Environmental Management
At opportunities organized by Canada’s leading entrepreneurship programs, more than 100 U.S. and Canadian financers lined up to evaluate 43 of the most investment-ready tech startups in the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor.
The investors were introduced to the companies at an invite-only Demo Day event held at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View California on November 7, as well as a similar event held for Canadian investors in Toronto on October 19.
Several UWaterloo experts from the Faculty of Environment are available to discuss the survey of 18- to 39-year-olds for the Toronto Region Board of Trade that all areas of the city need to make room for denser housing such as bigger condos, townhouses, laneway homes and granny suites.
Brian Doucet — School of Planning
Brian Doucet is a professor in the School of Planning specializing in gentrification, neighbourhood change, and urban inequalities.
The presence of artificial sweeteners in rural groundwater shows evidence for contamination by local septic system wastewater, researchers from the University of Waterloo have found.
The study, which appears in the Journal of Environmental Quality, describes how the researchers tested private, rural groundwater wells in the Nottawasaga River Watershed for four artificial sweeteners as a way to detect groundwater impacted by human wastewater being released by septic systems in the area.