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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Black History Month: Is slavery part of Canada’s history?

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Waterloo professor examines history of black literary culture in Canada with book: Black Atlantic Reconsidered

Gordon Stubley

Engineering professor awarded prestigious teaching fellowship

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Gordon Stubley is one of 10 in Canada honoured with a 3M National Teaching Fellowship

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Four Waterloo alumni make Canada's astronaut short list

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Canadian Space Agency (CSA) launches campaign to recruit two new astronauts

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Added sugar found in two-thirds of packaged foods

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Even baby food and products marketed as healthy alternatives often contain added sugar, study finds

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Parkinson’s patients are over-prescribed antipsychotics

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More than one-third of people with Parkinson’s disease in long-term care homes are given antipsychotic medication, study finds

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Six Warriors represent Canada at the World University Games

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‘You just can’t turn down a chance to represent your country’ coach says

Sharita Henry

Women innovators gather for Waterloo WIMIn conference

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Sharita Henry’s startup will help bridge communication gaps for students on the autism spectrum

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Growing the mental health conversation

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Waterloo Warriors team up with Canadian university peers to end stigma surrounding mental illness

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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

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