News archive - November 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019

MOU signed to further tobacco control research

Representatives signing MOU between Waterloo and Korea

The International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Project at the University of Waterloo recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Korea Health Promotion Institute (KHPI) in Seoul furthering research that will evaluate tobacco control policies in the Republic of Korea. KHPI is the organization within the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare that is responsible for health promotion policies and programs in the Republic of Korea.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

New device enables battery-free computer input at the tip of your finger

Tip-Tap technology attached to a person's hand

Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have created a device for wearable computer input suitable for many situations, just by touching your fingertips together in different ways.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

3D scanner could increase accuracy of surgery

Professor Jonathan Kofman using the new scanning technology

Researchers have created a new scanner that can improve everything from surgical procedures to our understanding of landslides.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Researchers reach milestone in quantum standardization

Institute of Quantum Computing

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a method that could pave the way to establishing universal standards for measuring the performance of quantum computers.

Monday, November 25, 2019

New study finds that early interventions could prevent unhealthy alcohol use in youth

Youth clinking glasses full of alcohol

Youth who drink a few times per month in Grade 9 are likely to become weekly – and even binge – drinkers in the following years, says a recent University of Waterloo study.

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