An engineering professor at the University of Waterloo with a lifelong interest in environmental protection has won a prestigious national award for scholars.
Keith Hipel, a professor of systems design engineering who earned his three degrees as a student at Waterloo, was named today as one of five winners of 2019 Killam Prizes through the Canada Council for the Arts.
New research has found important lessons for leaders on the ice and in the boardroom.
Using data from five National Hockey League seasons, researchers from the University of Waterloo have shown that long-term success is largely determined by a team’s tendency to save their best players for situations in which these players would have the most impact.
What this shows, according to the study, is that that the amount of human capital an organization has at its disposal is not its ultimate driver of success -- it is how the organization puts their human capital to use.
Giving pharmacists an incentive to talk with their patients about vaccines could prevent thousands of influenza cases each year.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that, in Ontario, Canada, introducing a $15 consultation fee for pharmacists who consult patients over 65-years-old and over could prevent approximately 2,400 influenza cases, which result in three deaths, per year.