Our researchers

Research with impact

The University of Waterloo is the engine for our region’s thriving tech ecosystem and a global epicenter for innovation in health technology. Researchers are drawn to Waterloo because of our collaborative innovation ecosystem and principles of responding to critical user needs, putting patients first in delivery of care, and using technology ethically and for the good of underserved communities.

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woman shaking hand of the robot miro


Social robotics, technologies that support mental health and social connection, and virtual care

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Health data, artificial intelligence, personalized interventions, and ethical and community-based approaches to care

young child using a robotic exoskeletin to walk


Point-of-care diagnostics and imaging, wearable devices, sensors, and assistive technologies