Gord Pennycook

Psych scholar whose research gained global attention graduates


Gordon Pennycook published research on everything from BS to how smartphone use is linked to lazy thinking. Now he’s on a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University

Engineering grad Audrey Chung

Cancer research became personal for alumni gold medal recipient


Engineering student Audrey Chung will be honoured at fall convocation ceremonies for her research in computer-aided prostate cancer detection

Professor Corey Johnson

Challenging men to understand privilege


Applied Health Sciences Professor Corey Johnson kicks off Gender and Equity Scholarship Series with a talk on October 18

Bladetch founder Jeffrey Azzolin

A simple solution relaunches stalled skate-blade startup


New York Islanders defenceman uses innovative skate blade while 14 NHL teams test out the new Bladetech Burner

Applied Health Sciences Professor Suzanne Tyas

Your teenage years may predict your risk for Alzheimer’s


Applied Health Sciences researcher is examining links between adolescence and Alzheimer’s disease

Medella Health founders

Waterloo invention only Canadian entry to make Dyson shortlist


Medella Health’s smart contact lens monitors glucose levels for better diabetes management

Applied Health Sciences Professor Middleton

Can exercise prevent dementia?


Waterloo researcher examines link between exercise, cognitive training, vitamin D and dementia

illustration of black hole

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

Waterloo professor David Cory

Research with "potential to change the world"


"You can't imagine how powerful a quantum computer is going to be. We want to build one and show you," says Waterloo researcher

River with green trees

Who should pay for services that watersheds provide?


Paying for watershed services could help preserve water ecoystems around the world, says Water Institute executive director