Ideas start here

Ideas start at the University of Waterloo, and the Office of Research helps convert ideas into opportunity.

The Office of Research is the university's central point connecting scientists on campus or those associated with Waterloo to opportunities for funding and services, including commercialization. Office of Research staff support researchers through the many phases of research including ethics review and managing funds.

Research is an integral and intensive area at Waterloo. In 2019-2020, Waterloo attracted more than $247 million from public and private sources to fund research across a spectrum of challenges. Waterloo's strength in research excellence is supported by partnerships with industry, creating opportunities that generate new knowledge and further Canada's economy.

  1. July 29, 2021Announcement of Dr. Kathy Hogarth’s departure from Waterloo

    A message from Charmaine Dean, Vice-President, Research and International, University of Waterloo

  2. July 21, 2021Waterloo researchers are accelerating the cancer diagnosis process via artificial intelligence (AI)

    By Mayuri Punithan

    For many pathologists, diagnosing cancer is one stressful and complicated process.

  3. July 7, 2021$8.2 million to establish Additive Manufacturing Alliance

    An investment of $8.2 million will help Canada lead in the future of manufacturing technology by building on the University of Waterloo’s foundation of multi-scale additive manufacturing to establish the Additive Manufacturing Alliance.

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  1. Aug. 11, 2021CIHR Project Grant Reviewer Panel Session
    Banner of people's hands, as they are writing in a notebook

    University of Waterloo researchers who are interested in submitting a project grant application to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) are invited to attend a virtual grant reviewer panel session on August 11.

    The panelists, who have served on a broad range of grant review panels, will share insights from their experiences and insider tips on how to give an application a competitive edge.

    The panelists are:

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