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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Science and Technology Day a success!

The second annual Science and Technology in Society Day, "Women in Physics: Past, Present, and Future" was a great success !

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

International Women’s Day: A time to reflect on women in science

Carla Fehr, who holds the Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy in the Department of Philosophy, a position mandated to build scientific and technological literacy across the disciplines.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Spaun offers a rare window into the workings of the human brain

The world’s largest working brain model helps show how brains break, and how we can fix them. The brain is an amazing and complex thing, according to Waterloo professor Chris Eliasmith. He should know. He’s building one.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Waterloo Researchers Build Giant Brain

A team of researchers from the University of Waterloo has built the world's largest simulation of a functioning brain. It can help scientists understand how the complex activity of the brain gives rise to the complex behaviour exhibited by animals, including humans.