News archive - 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

Capture your research for the chance to win $2,000

Science exposed logo

Researchers can win up to $2,000 in this year’s Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and l’Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS) Science Exposed contest.

To enter, researchers must submit a research photo with a catchy title, explanation, and comments on the technique used to create the image. Researchers from any field of study are welcome to enter the contest and can enter individually or as a group.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Research calls for new measures to treat mental illness and opioid use

Pills and bottle

Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use, a study by researchers at the University of Waterloo has found.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Toyota Canada helps drive innovation forward with its largest single donation to a Canadian university

Toyota Manufacturing Canada Cambridge plant

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC) is partnering with the University of Waterloo to advance engineering education.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

New partnership to investigate privacy on blockchain

Chain links with code

The University of Waterloo and the Open Application Network (The OAN) are partnering to investigate solutions to the challenge of preserving privacy in the context of Open Applications on blockchain networks.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

New math model could lead to more personalized cancer therapies

Doctor viewing tablet

Researchers have found a new way to use math to better treat cancer and prevent its relapse.

Using the first mathematical model of its kind, researchers at the University of Waterloo found a way to study the interactions between the immune system and different types of cancer cells.

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