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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Henri (Hansky) Santos wins Warren Ober Award

Head shot of Henri Santos

Henri (Hansky) Santos was this year’s winner of the Warren Ober Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student in the Faculty of Arts. The award is granted to a graduate students who has made significant contributions to teaching within the Faculty of Arts.

Congratulations Henri!

Friday, June 5, 2015

Dr. Myra Fernandes on CBC Quirks & Quarks Question RoadShow

panel of scientist listening to Bob McDonald speak to audience at show taping

CBC Quirks & Quarks Question RoadShow with Bob McDonald was in Waterloo last night to record their show at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in the Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas. 

Friday, March 6, 2015

Think before you reach for your phone, authors of lazy-thinking study say

A man using his smart phone

The authors of a recent study linking smart phone use and lazy thinking say the results don’t mean users need to throw away their cellphones, but rather people should think twice before reaching for Google.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Shy babies need secure parent bond to help prevent potential teen anxiety

shy toddler hiding behind parent

Shy babies need to have a strong bond with their parents to avoid developing anxiety disorders in their teens, according to a new study co-authored at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, February 9, 2015

Tracing the roots of the "Me Generation"

Igor Grossmann
Baby Boomers have been referred to as the Me Generation, but new research indicates that people actually started to become increasingly self-centred more than 100 years ago.
 
In the first study of its kind covering a 150-year period, researchers looked at U.S.
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