Friday, August 2, 2019

Waterloo READI-ly helping Indonesia meet its actuarial needs

Actuarial Students in Indonesia

The University of Waterloo, which is among the top universities in the world for actuarial science and number one in co-operative learning, has combined these two things to help build a stronger insurance and pension industry in Indonesia.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Carbon emissions will start to dictate stock prices

Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

The researchers further determined that the failure of companies within the emission-intensive sector to take carbon reduction actions could start negatively impacting the general stock market in as little as 10 years’ time.

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Ali Ghodsi Named a 2018 Vector Faculty Affiliate

Vector Institute Logo

Statistics and Actuarial Science professor and director of the Data Analytics Lab Ali Ghodsi has been named a 2018 Vector Institute Faculty Affiliate.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Nursing notes can help indicate whether ICU patients will survive

Nurse writing up her notes

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that sentiments in the nursing notes of health care providers are good indicators of whether intensive care unit (ICU) patients will survive. 

Hospitals typically use severity of illness scores to predict the 30-day survival of ICU patients. These scores include lab results, vital signs, and physiological and demographic characteristics gathered within 24 hours of admission. 

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Stefan H. Steiner receives the Brumbaugh Award from the American Society for Quality

Stefan H. Steiner

The Brumbaugh Award is presented annually by the American Society for Quality (ACQ) to the author of the paper, published in the preceding year, that has made the largest single contribution to the development of industrial application of quality control.  This year's winners are Stefan H. Steiner (University of Waterloo), Yi Lu (University of Toronto), and Jock Mackay (University of Waterloo)

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