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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Exploring the world of science at Kidspark

Science Outreach volunteers.

This past weekend, community members big and small explored the world of science with the University of Waterloo at Kidspark hosted by the City of Kitchener. The annual event creates a fun and interactive playground atmosphere for children and youth to engage in a range of activations led by various regional partners.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Waterloo scientists receive funding for research on human health

The University of Waterloo’s Propel Centre for Population Health Impact has announced the recipients of the Spring 2015 Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative Seed Fund competition.

Waterloo’s Chronic Disease Prevention Initiative (CDPI) offers seed grants of up to $10,000 to bring together new multidisciplinary teams and increase their success in applications for external funding.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Annual Science Perseid stargazing event mesmerizes community

Last night, hundreds of our community members gathered on campus for a public lecture and night under the stars.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Parapan Am Games: Vision scientist levels the playing field

Prof. Kristine Dalton with her research team at the Parapan Am Games.

The visual demands of different sports are unique. 
Understanding how vision impacts performance is critical to ensuring athletes are grouped fairly, says Waterloo vision scientist.

Monday, August 10, 2015

Arylla’s nano inks featured in the Waterloo Region Record

Arylla's nano inks

Two Arylla founders, Ben Rasera (left) and Perry Everett, hold vials of their nano inks.

Last year, more than 60,000 counterfeit Canadian bank notes passed into circulation. But a new ink from the Velocity Science startup Arylla could change that.