Giving people time to think about co-operating on a task can have a positive effect if they are big-picture thinkers, but if they tend to focus on their own, immediate experience, the time to think may make them less co-operative, University of Waterloo research has found.
The University of Waterloo has opened its first technology transfer centre in China.
The Waterloo Technology Centre, which will be located in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province, has been made possible with an investment from Xuzhou Hi-Tech Park. An opening ceremony on Feb. 22 in Xuzhou was attended by Bruce Muirhead, AVP of External Research, Ling Loerchner, the Lead of Greater China Region and transfer technology manager, WatCo, as well as Canadian trade commissioners from the Shanghai Consulate Office and Chinese government officials.
Four researchers from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences are the co-recipients of a $672,000 USD grant from the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) to study the fate of groundwater pollutants in arid regions.