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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Medella Health is the only Canadian entry to make 2016 International Dyson Award Shortlist

Medella Health co-founders

A smart glucose level monitoring contact lens developed by University of Waterloo students is the only Canadian entry to make the shortlist in this year’s international James Dyson Award competition.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Stephanie Swanson and Emily Carlson receive University of Waterloo HeForShe IMPACT Scholarships

Stephanie Swanson and Emily Carlson

Six young women entering STEM disciplines have been awarded a 2016 University of Waterloo HeForShe IMPACT scholarship. 

Incoming Science students Stephanie Swanson (pictured left) and Emily Carlson (pictured right) were among the recipients. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Science student Anya Forestell to speak at HeForShe Anniversary event in NYC

Anya Forestell, a student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy student, will be speaking today at the second anniversary celebration of the UN Women's HeForShe movement for gender equity.

Forestell will share her experiences as being a woman in STEM. The event will be held at the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) event in New York City.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Putting Einstein’s theory of general relativity to the test

Waterloo astrophysicists will test Einstein’s theory within a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

University of Waterloo astrophysicists are leading a team of researchers who have devised a new way to test Einstein’s theory of general relativity within Sagittarius A* - the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Medella Health wins National James Dyson Award; Arylla and Penta Medical named Runners Up

Medella Health, founded by former Science and Business student Harry Gandhi won the National James Dyson Award for developing a contact lens that will revolutionize how diabetics monitor their blood sugar. 

Velocity Science companies Arylla and Penta Medical were named National Runner Ups for their anti-counterfeit nano ink and infrared wearables.