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

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Women in Ugandan refugee camp at increased risk of sexual violence


Waterloo sociologist conducts research in the Nakivale Refugee Settlement

Canadian cyclists race in the world championships in London

Rio Olympics 2016: Engineering speed for the Canadian track cycling team


Waterloo research team had one week to design and deliver a complex handlebar connector that helps athletes stay in the optimal position for maintaining speed

Maraca Stadium, Rio de Janeiro

Can two countries host the Olympics Games together?


New regulations will allow multiple cities to share a single bid, but Waterloo research suggests cities will have to find new ways to rally support

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Is Fort McMurray’s water supply contaminated by the wildfire?


Wildfire and water supply is a significant global problem that will intensify with climate change, says Waterloo expert

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Landmine Boys: What a new grad is doing to save lives


As a boy, Waterloo engineer Richard Yim dreamed of inventing technology that would defuse landmines

Map indicating lake ice levels in Canada

Check out changes to Arctic sea and lake ice


Canada’s leading polar data collection has released two animations to help the public see the impact of our changing climate