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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

$5.8 million for humanities and social sciences research at Waterloo

A $2.4 million Partnership grant is one of 20 research grants awarded at the University of Waterloo by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Tyromer devulcanization technology recognized with two prestigious awards

Costas Tzoganakis

A University of Waterloo professor has been recognized for originality, innovation, and creativity in the development of his rubber devulcanization technology.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

$12 million awarded to Waterloo researchers

Four University of Waterloo researchers have been awarded more than $12 million through the Ontario Research Fund: Research Excellence.

The recipients are:

Arts

Wendi Adair (Psychology) – Reconciliation in the workplace: Creating cultures of trust via effective communication, building relationships, and a climate for cultural safety for Indigenous employees in Ontario and Canada ($1,000,000)

Engineering

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

CBB Executive Director reappointed for third term

The Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology’s Executive Director, Catherine Burns, has been reappointed to a two-year term.

The appointment of a third term for Professor Burns follows a review of the Centre’s activities over the last three years which includes recognition of her commitment and dedication to furthering CBB’s objectives.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Researchers combine wearable technology and AI to predict the onset of health problems

A team of Waterloo researchers found that applying artificial intelligence to the right combination of data retrieved from wearable technology may detect whether your health is failing.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Waterloo chemists create faster and more efficient way to process information

University of Waterloo chemists have found a much faster and more efficient way to store and process information by expanding the limitations of how the flow of electricity can be used and managed

Friday, May 11, 2018

Government of Canada awards $1.2 million for research on Nunavut fisheries

$1.2 million has been awarded to Waterloo researcher Heidi Swanson from the Government of Canada’s $75 million Coastal Restoration Fund to perform community-partnered research.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Solar energy work wins researcher provincial backing

A professor at Waterloo Engineering has won approval for $900,000 in funding through a provincial program to help Ontario meet its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Friendship groups can influence strategic voting and electoral outcomes

According to a study from the University of Waterloo the more diverse your friendship group the more likely you are to engage in strategic voting, which can lead to better electoral outcomes for the entire population.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Understanding fear of guilt key in better treating OCD

Advances in our understanding of the development and persistence of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) have the potential to improve treatment according to a new study by the University of Waterloo. 

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