News archive - 2014

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Research to improve bad bosses among new Waterloo projects funded

An estimated 50 per cent of people will experience an abusive supervisor during their working lives—potentially causing anxiety, depression, and illness. A researcher from the University of Waterloo studying the cause and prevention of bad boss behaviour is among those who received a federal grant announced Friday.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Each dollar spent on kids' nutrition can yield up to $166 later

There are strong economic incentives for governments to invest in early childhood nutrition, reports a new paper from the University of Waterloo and Cornell University.

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Commuting linked to lower life satisfaction, including poor mental and physical health

The more time you spend getting to and from work, the less likely you are to be satisfied with life, says a new Waterloo study.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Two Waterloo researchers awarded Polanyi Prizes honouring Nobel winner

Two Waterloo researchers working on potential ways to target and kill cancer cells and a new understanding of gravity won prestigious Polanyi Prizes today.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Waterloo researcher named Chair of Public Policy

The Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has appointed a University of Waterloo researcher as the first Chair in Public Policy – one of only three EFC chairs in Canada.

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