News archive - November 2015

Monday, November 30, 2015

Intact donation launches Waterloo centre to make communities more resilient to climate change

Intact Financial Corporation (TSX : IFC) and the University of Waterloo announced the creation of the Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation (ICCA) today. The centre will focus on research and building awareness for innovative adaptation solutions to climate change risks facing Canadian homeowners, communities, industries and governments.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Waterloo researcher wins prestigious prize for pioneering work on osteoporosis

A researcher at the University of Waterloo who authored new exercise recommendations for people living with osteoporosis is the winner of the prestigious Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, announced today.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Researchers find new, inexpensive way to clean water from oil sands production

Researchers have developed a process to remove contaminants from oil sands wastewater using only sunlight and nanoparticles that is more effective and inexpensive than conventional treatment methods.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Vision test gives insight into the effect of prenatal exposure to recreational drugs

Children exposed to marijuana in the womb show a significant improvement in their ability to track moving objects at age four, according to new vision research.

Friday, November 6, 2015

People attribute moral obligation and blame, regardless of ability

New Waterloo research debunks the age-old moral philosophy that if you are unable to do something, then you are not morally obligated to do it.

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