Monday, November 11, 2019

Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles

Child in car seat

A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles.

The new device, developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo, combines radar technology with artificial intelligence (AI) to detect unattended children or animals with 100-per-cent accuracy.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Waterloo ranked top research university for 12 straight years

5 researchers demonstrating their research

The University of Waterloo has been designated Research University of the Year among Canadian comprehensive universities by Research Infosource Inc. for the twelfth consecutive year.

The announcement by Research Infosource Inc. is part of Canada’s Top 50 Research Universities and is based on a balanced set of input, output, and impact measures that distinguishes exceptional achievement in research income and publishing research in leading scientific journals.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

AI system more accurately identifies collapsed lungs using chest x-rays

Doctor viewing chest x-ray

New assistive technology can diagnose collapsed lungs from chest x-rays with a higher degree of accuracy than radiologists.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

New collaborative research for Waterloo and French researchers

World map

Researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University Grenoble Alpes (UGA) will explore collaborative research in a variety of areas as part of a research based Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under development. The areas of potential research collaboration are:

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration

Computer generated kidney

A new computer kidney developed at the University of Waterloo could tell researchers more about the impacts of medicines taken by people who don’t drink enough water. 

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