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Thursday, October 17, 2019

AI system more accurately identifies collapsed lungs using chest x-rays

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New assistive technology can diagnose collapsed lungs from chest x-rays with a higher degree of accuracy than radiologists.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

New collaborative research for Waterloo and French researchers

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University Grenoble Alpes (UGA) will explore collaborative research in a variety of areas as part of a research based Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under development. The areas of potential research collaboration are:

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration

Computer generated kidney

A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don’t drink enough water. 

Thursday, September 26, 2019

$315,000 for international research partnerships

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Ten research collaborations between the University of Waterloo and institutions around the world will receive funding to collaborate on projects ranging from environmental sustainability and the threat of water insecurity to flood damage reduction.

More than 70 Waterloo researchers and colleagues in Germany, China, Australia, Sweden, Poland, Vietnam, Korea, the United Kingdom, and United States are involved. The research projects are funded by Waterloo and partner universities:

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

History professor awarded Royal Society of Canada medal 

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The Royal Society of Canada has named Wendy Mitchinson as the recipient of the 2019 Jason A. Hannah Medal.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Ontario government awards $2 million for early career researchers and infrastructure

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Fifteen University of Waterloo researchers will receive $2 million from the provincial government to advance Ontario’s knowledge-based economy.

Mike Harris, MPP for Kitchener-Conestoga, and Amy Fee, MPP for Kitchener South-Hespeler, announced 11 Early Researcher Awards (ERA) and four Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure (ORF-RI) awards today. The announcement is part of a larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge.

The Ontario government awarded funds to the following Waterloo researchers and projects:

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Waterloo researchers named Royal Society of Canada fellows and members

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Nine University of Waterloo researchers have been named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

They are among 93 new fellows elected by their peers for outstanding scholarly, scientific, and artistic achievement and 46 new members of the College across Canada announced today.

Waterloo’s new RSC fellows and members are:

Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

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