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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Dean of Health receive $2.1 million for search-and-rescue initiative

The Federal government has awarded $2.1 million in funding over three years for a search-and-rescue project led by Lili Liu, Waterloo public health researcher and Dean of the Faculty of Health.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NSERC awards over 160 grants for research at Waterloo

NSERC recently announced the 2022 competition results, an investment of more than $506 million. University of Waterloo researchers were awarded 166 grants through NSERC's Discovery Grant Program-Individual, Research Tools and Instruments Grant Program, and Discovery Launch Supplements.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Waterloo faculty members elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Seven University of Waterloo faculty members spanning the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics, and Environment, have been elected as Fellows to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE).

Monday, June 20, 2022

Architecture professors part of major research project

Four professors at the Waterloo School of Architecture are involved in an unprecedented research partnership to increase the equity, social value and sustainability of the built environment.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

$4.4 million for humanities and social sciences research at Waterloo

University of Waterloo researchers have been awarded more than $4.4 million in funding by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), to support research that addresses environmental inequality, economic sustainability and Indigenous language revitalization.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

International training program gets the green light with financial commitment from NSERC

2D model with silver balls and connectors

Funding the future of 2D materials

By Brian Caldwell, Faculty of Engineering

A key puzzle piece fell into place today with the announcement of $1.65 million in federal funding for a joint training program involving the University of Waterloo and partners in Germany.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Ericsson opens Innovation Awards competition for university students

Ericsson Innovation Awards 2022 is accepting submissions

The Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) competition is open to university students based anywhere on earth, and it recognizes innovative concepts that use technology to solve global challenges. This year Ericsson is challenging teams to “Impact our Sustainable Future”.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

New funding targets stigma of aging and mental health

group of people all sitting crossed legged in a yoga pose

A step toward “helping older adults stay active, connected, and safe,” the 2022 theme of Senior’s month in the Province of Ontario

A University of Waterloo researcher has received half a million dollars from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to provide needed support to older adults impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Eight early career researchers named

Sparkling silver lights

Eight University of Waterloo researchers have received Early Researcher Awards worth $1.12 million. The program, administered through the province of Ontario, assists recently appointed researchers to build their research teams. 

Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University. They are:

Engineering

Friday, June 3, 2022

Engineering professor awarded funding from Transport Canada

Professor Liping Fu, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Waterloo, was awarded over $90,000 from the Rail Safety Improvement Program, infrastructure, technology and research (RSIP-ITR) funding, Transport Canada, for his work on the d

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