Mary Wells and a student

Women in engineering: a look at the personal and the professional


Professor Mary Wells co-authors Women of Impact, a book about the lives of 18 women who work in mining, metallurgy and materials

Canada’s mental health system is failing children in crisis


The “orphan’s orphan” of Canada’s health-care system: Children at risk of suicide are ending up in adult psychiatric units, Waterloo expert says

Athletes at Parapan AM games

Parapan Am Games: Vision scientist levels the playing field


The visual demands of different sports are unique.  Understanding how vision impacts performance is critical to ensuring athletes are grouped fairly, says Waterloo vision scientist

Climate change: Is your weather forecaster telling the whole truth?


Weather forecasters should be on the frontline of communicating climate change to millions of viewers, says Waterloo researcher

Michele Mosca

Internet security: Creating cryptographic tools for the quantum age


Mathematical tools that protect the personal information you share on the internet won’t work once we have large-scale quantum computing

Could scratch tickets be a gateway drug to problem gambling?


The Near-Miss Effect: People who almost win at scratch lottery tickets respond the same way as gamblers who experience near-misses at slot machines, Waterloo research finds

NSERC scholarships, fellowships shape the future of Waterloo research


Track record of funding success speaks to University’s research strength

Nanotech experts hope to take detailed pictures of molecules


Waterloo hosts NanoMRI Conference where top researchers share ideas about MRIs that would produce 3D scans at the molecular level

autonomous vehicle robot

Robot race a training ground in autonomous vehicle technology


Self-driving vehicles compete to win on increasingly complex course

Professor Luke Potwarka

Try the Track project brings cycling to recreational athletes


Milton's new velodrome could be a boon to track cycling long after the Pan Am Games are over, says Waterloo researcher