News archive - April 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

New Canada Excellence Research Chair in human-centred robotics

Robot in engineering building

An international robotics expert will join the University of Waterloo as a Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Human-Centred Robotics and Machine Intelligence.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

New study finds that pharmacist consultations can boost vaccine rates

Nurse administering vaccine

Giving pharmacists an incentive to talk with their patients about vaccines could prevent thousands of influenza cases each year.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Waterloo professor awarded funding to research foodborne diseases in LMICs

Globe

Professor Shannon Majowicz, School of Public Health and Health Systems, in collaboration with PhD candidate Binyam Desta, has received $280,176 to study the importance of food-safety interventions in developing countries.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

New study finds that "perceptive" people often believe nonsense

False or true

People who see meaningful patterns where none exist are more likely to buy into hollow statements, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

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