Impact

Waterloo is changing the world by making ideas matter. Swift but steady progress from conceptualization, to commercialization, to world-changing impact occurs across Faculties and disciplines. From smartphones that changed the way the world communicates, to international monetary system reform, Waterloo’s impact is felt around the globe.

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Do skyscrapers stress you out?

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Psychology researcher is examining how dense urban areas affect our physical and mental health

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$32.6M in federal funding for new Engineering 7 building

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New building will house research on machine intelligence, mobile robotics, autonomous vehicles and wearable biomedical devices

Co-founders of Thalmic Labs

University of Waterloo entrepreneurs on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

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Waterloo engineers who started companies in their graduating year among young talents named to the Forbes 30 Under 30

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Omega-3 supplements can prevent childhood asthma

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Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third according to new study

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Celebrating 60 years of innovation

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From 74 engineering students in 1957 to 198,000 alumni six decades later

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How racism affects health and well-being

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Register to attend campus event on mental health and racism

Bert Matthews Hall in Winter

Wishing you a healthy holiday season

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Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences launches year-end video with highlights from 2016

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New Gecko Gripper can be used in manufacturing and medicine

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Waterloo engineers used the gecko for inspiration when inventing a device that can handle the delicate silicon wafers in electronics

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Join us as we look 60 years into the future

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The University of Waterloo celebrates 60 years of innovation in 2017

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Educating co-op students about workplace harassment

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Waterloo’s Co-operative Education and Career Action Centre supports young people concerned about gender-based harassment in the workplace

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