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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Expert Advisory – Cybersecurity

News that two Canadian banks were hacked earlier this week with the account information of approximately 90,000 Canadians stolen has reignited concerns over personal data security. 

The University of Waterloo has experts available to speak on the issue cybersecurity. 

Florian Kerschbaum - interim director of the Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Expert advisory – World No Tobacco Day

Thursday, May 31, is World No Tobacco Day. The theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018 is “Tobacco and heart disease” with the focus this year being on cardiovascular health.

The University of Waterloo has an expert available to speak on this topic. 

Geoffrey Fong – Psychology 

Friday, May 25, 2018

Indigenous communities moving away from government utilities

Indigenous communities are rejecting non-indigenous energy projects in favour of community-led sustainable energy infrastructure. 

The switch has led to some improvements in economic and social development as well as capacity-building for self-governance, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Silicon breakthrough could make key microwave technology much cheaper and better

Researchers using powerful supercomputers have found a way to generate microwaves with inexpensive silicon, a breakthrough that could dramatically cut costs and improve devices such as sensors in self-driving vehicles.

“Until now, this was considered impossible,” said C.R. Selvakumar, an engineering professor at the University of Waterloo who proposed the concept several years ago.

High-frequency microwaves carry signals in a wide range of devices, including the radar units police use to catch speeders and collision-avoidance systems in cars.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Activist and survivor of Hiroshima bombing among honourees at Waterloo’s convocation

A leading figure in the organization that won the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize will be among the recipients of honorary doctorates at the University of Waterloo’s convocation next month.  Close to 5,800 students will receive their degrees at 12 different ceremonies.

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