News archive - February 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019

New research finds push-ups are a highly adaptable exercise

Young woman doing a push up

The push-up is a highly adaptable exercise that can be tailored to help individuals with specific needs, say a team of UWaterloo researchers who studied a modified push-up, called a ‘push-up plus.'

Friday, February 15, 2019

CBC’s Dragons’ Den returns to Waterloo to seek the next big business

Dragons' Den set

CBC’s Dragons’ Den is returning to the University of Waterloo on March 6 to host auditions for the next season.

Part of a nationwide tour, open auditions will be held at the Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dragons’ Den provides entrepreneurs and small business owners with an opportunity to pitch their innovation to a panel of wealthy Canadian business moguls and seek a partnership.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

New virtual tool could help urban planners prioritize bike lanes

Bike lane

A new virtual tool could help planners choose the best places to install bikes lanes in cities.

The data-based tool builds on previous research at the University of Waterloo that validated the safety benefits of bike lanes for cyclists and motorists.

Thursday, February 7, 2019

New communication mechanism could revolutionize smart home industry

modem

Making your house “smart” could soon become cheaper and easier, thanks to new technology developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo.

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