News archive - 2019

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Waterloo and Bordeaux host workshop on AI and health sciences

Human head with machinery inside depicting artificial intelligence

The University of Waterloo and the University of Bordeaux hosted a joint workshop on artificial intelligence and health sciences in April.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

New study examines how student perceive technology use in class

Laptop and cell phone

Students think it is instructors’ responsibility to ensure they don’t surf the web in class, according to a new study.

In a recent mixed-method study, researchers from the University of Waterloo surveyed 478 undergraduates and 36 instructors on their perception of technology use in class.

Monday, June 24, 2019

Researchers determine that timed vaccines control disease outbreaks

Vaccine bottles

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that the most effective way to prevent disease outbreaks is for the majority of the population in a particular region to be vaccinated at the same time. 

Monday, June 24, 2019

New study finds North American youth are vaping more than ever

E-cigarette

A new generation of e-cigarettes with higher levels of nicotine could be the reason that more adolescents in Canada and the U.S. are vaping more than ever before. 

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