Research

Vinh Nguyen

Literature prof is honoured with prestigious Polanyi Prize

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Vinh Nguyen researches how former refugees advocate for and support other refugees

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Remembrance Day: Grad researchers examine soldiers’ letters and lives

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Many soldiers were 22-years-old when they died—the same age students are when they graduate from university

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Waterloo is a top research university for 10th year

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The Research Infosource ranking for comprehensive universities in Canada comes just weeks after Waterloo was ranked the most innovative university in the country

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From international exchange student to tenure-track prof

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Xu Chu graduates from Waterloo with a PhD in computer science and moves on to a faculty position at Georgia Institute of Technology

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A Waterloo invention makes Dyson shortlist four years in a row

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Avro Life Science is one of only two Canadian projects to be shortlisted for the prestigious international James Dyson Awards competition

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Take a look under the hood of an autonomous car

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Building an artificial brain that will one day replace human drivers is an incredibly complex technical challenge, say the researchers leading Waterloo’s autonomous vehicle project  

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New pharmacy grad explores global health issues

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Heidi Fernandes was inspired after helping to establish medical clinics in an impoverished community in Peru

How small businesses can have a big impact on greenhouse gas emissions

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Environment professor says municipalities play an important role in reaching Canada’s sustainability goals

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Tool will give people access to government-censored websites

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Waterloo researchers are developing a censorship-resistance system called Slitheen to fool government censors

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Marijuana taxes should remain low to compete with street value

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Waterloo economics professor says Canada’s priority should be public health and shutting down marijuana black market

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