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. May 10, 2022Research Talks recording available online
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    A recording of the April 26 Research Talks event, Health system decision-making in a post COVID-19 Canada, featuring Helen Angus, Dr. Sacha Bhatia, John Hirdes, Anita Layton, David O'Toole and Peter Wallace, is now available online.

  2. May 6, 2022Online voting for Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity applications
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    The entire University of Waterloo community (all employees and students) is invited to contribute to choosing the University's nomination for the Robbins-Ollivier Award for Excellence in Equity: 2022 Inaugural Competition by voting for one of three projects under consideration for this award.

  3. May 6, 2022N4SNano Global Summit 2022 abstract submissions closing soon
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    Abstract submission for the Global Summit 2022 on Nanotechnology for a Healthier and Sustainable Future, is closing on May 18, 2022 at 9 p.m. (ET).

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