A recent study can help governments understand which diagnostic laboratory tests are most important when developing universal health coverage systems.
Researchers from five countries found that diagnostic laboratory tests are used similarly around the world, even though the institutions they studied differed in terms of poverty levels, health systems and prevalence of disease.
The key to people trusting and co-operating with artificially intelligent (AI) agents lies in their ability to display humanlike emotions, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Waterloo.
The World Economic Forum expects that more machines will become part of the workforce as technological breakthroughs rapidly shift. Based on the trio of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics findings, developing the humanness of AI machines may improve people’s acceptance of them in the workplace.
When foreign powers try to interfere with the politics of another country by spreading strategic disinformation, research suggests there is no real effect on policies or the balance of power in the targeted country.
In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Waterloo investigated whether foreign powers such as Russia and China can influence an election and political outcomes by spreading disinformation.
A Waterloo alumnus with a distinguished career as a civil servant, banking executive, venture capitalist, policy advisor and philanthropist will be among the recipients of honorary doctorates at the University of Waterloo’s upcoming spring convocation ceremonies.
Toby Jenkins, a champion of the knowledge-based economy in the Waterloo region, has served on a number of advisory and governance boards of organizations in higher education, health care, government and media.
A radar system developed at the University of Waterloo can wirelessly monitor the vital signs of patients, eliminating the need to hook them up to any machines.
Housed in a device smaller than a cellphone, the new technology records heart and breathing rates using sensitive radar waves that are analyzed by sophisticated algorithms embedded in an onboard digital signal processing unit.
A new course developed by the University of Waterloo will teach health-care providers in community settings – family physicians, nurses, dentists, and pharmacists – how to better manage the use of antibiotics.
The use of antibiotic resistance ranks as one of the biggest threats to global health, the World Health Organization says.