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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

University of Waterloo lab will help shape the future of industrial 3D printing

Experts at the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Lab, which is backed by nearly $27 million in cash and in-kind support, will help Canadian companies tap the enormous potential of AM, commonly known as 3D printing, while also advancing the technology itself through research.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

18 leading early career researchers named

Eighteen University of Waterloo researchers have received Early Research Awards worth $2.5 million. The announcement is part of larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Dams are major driver of global environmental change

Water reservoirs created by damming rivers could have significant impacts on the world’s carbon cycle and climate system that aren’t being accounted for, a new study concludes.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Marijuana use tied to poorer school performance

When high school students started smoking marijuana regularly they were less likely to get good grades and want to pursue university, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. 

Thursday, May 11, 2017

$6 million awarded to Waterloo researchers

Five University of Waterloo researchers have been awarded more than $6 million through the Canada Research Chairs (CRC) and Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF).

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Just as many teenagers use cannabis as smoke cigarettes

Just as many teenagers use cannabis every day as smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, May 5, 2017

Killam Fellowship supports Professor Helleiner's scholarship to globalize the foundations of political economy

Professor Eric Helleiner wins prestigious Killam Research Fellowship to expand understanding of the world economy beyond the well-known ideas of figures like Adam Smith and Karl Marx.

Friday, May 5, 2017

National survey shows most Canadians in high-risk areas for floods unaware

Nearly all Canadians living in high-risk flood areas not only don’t know it, but are increasingly paying out of pocket for damage.

Friday, May 5, 2017

University of Waterloo launches new national supercomputer to fuel big data research and machine learning

The University of Waterloo, Compute Canada and Compute Ontario today unveiled the largest supercomputer at any Canadian university. Located at Waterloo, it will provide expanded resources for researchers across the country working on a broad range of topics, including artificial intelligence, genomics and advanced manufacturing.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Just 10 minutes of meditation helps anxious people have better focus

Just 10 minutes of daily mindful meditation can help prevent your mind from wandering and is particularly effective if you tend to have repetitive, anxious thoughts, according to a study from the University of Waterloo.

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