The University of Waterloo has announced that PerkinElmer, Inc. – a global leader in life science lab instruments, software and services -- has relocated its Canadian demonstration lab to the Velocity Garage, an incubator that has launched over 300 companies.
The move, to be completed in April, gives PerkinElmer a dynamic environment for hosting its customers and, in turn, provides deep-tech and science entrepreneurs in the Velocity community access to the innovations and experts of PerkinElmer.
It is with deep sadness that the University of Waterloo and the St. Jerome’s University community learned of the unexpected death of one of our students.
The second-year student was enrolled in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and died by suicide on campus on April 2nd.
The University has been communicating with the student’s family and continues to offer its sympathy and support. The family has expressed their wishes that the student’s name not be released but that a message the student wrote about their experiences with mental health be shared.
Ever wonder why people seem to be ignoring your emails?
The first formalized study of “email deferral” in the workplace, conducted by a University of Waterloo PhD candidate, outlines the primary reasons people tend to put off responding to online correspondence.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have determined that naloxone, the medication used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is stable and safe to use at least 28 days after being stored in conditions where temperatures vary.
Playing games in virtual reality (VR) could be a key tool in treating people with neurological disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease.
The technology, according to a recent study from the University of Waterloo, could help individuals with these neurological conditions shift their perceptions of time, which their conditions lead them to perceive differently.
Startups in the fields of medical imaging, advanced manufacturing, construction, and travel were among the winners of the Velocity Fund Finals, which took place today at the Tannery Event Centre in downtown Kitchener.
National discussions on cannabis legalization, along with increased access to medical marijuana, may have encouraged more high school students to consume the drug years before it became legal in Canada.
A graduate student at the University of Waterloo has developed the first standardized chart to measure vision for reading in Arabic – a language spoken by hundreds of millions of people around the world.