University of Waterloo
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Velocity Science returns to campus and is ready to advance the growth of science-based startups. Velocity - Global advancements in sciences, together with digital transformation, continue to accelerate innovation, significantly impacting all sectors of the economy.
A next-generation diabetes monitor that analyses breath might soon mean no more needle pricks to check blood sugar levels. The device uses gas sensors to measure breath instantly, then links via Bluetooth with a program on a mobile device to give a readout.
Project aimed at rapidly increasing presence of Indigenous and Black academics in engineering and computer science. Office of Research - An innovative new program that provides financial support, mentorship and networking to Black and Indigenous PhD students has been chosen to represent the University of Waterloo in a federal competition for bold and potentially game-changing projects to address persistent systemic barriers in the research ecosystem and academia.
A new report has identified the 10 financial actors with the most influence on the fossil fuel economy and outlines the decisive role they can play in helping de-carbonize our future. The study found that the top 10 most influential actors, including investment advisors, governments, and sovereign wealth funds from around the world, own 49.5 per cent of potential emissions from the world's largest energy firms.
Waterloo's computer science school grows its reputation built on quality of faculty and students. By Rose Simone University Relations - It's all about reputation, which is all about quality. It was the reputation of the University of Waterloo's computer science school that attracted Raouf Boutaba to a faculty position 23 years ago.
Maps help us to better understand and predict induced seismicity during subsurface engineering processes. Scientists from the University of Waterloo have developed a map showing which regions and population centres of Western Canada are likely to experience earthquakes induced by underground energy extraction.
Engineering alumnus belatedly honoured with a hometown mural for his pro football exploits. By Brian Caldwell Faculty of Engineering - More than three decades after leaving to make his mark on the world, an alumnus of Waterloo Engineering has been formally honoured by his Ontario hometown for his athletic achievements.
New name and strategic plan doubles down on the institute's climate research strengths Waterloo Climate Institute The effects of climate change are being felt around the world and the record-setting heatwaves experienced in many parts of Europe this summer have shined a light on the deadly cost of not taking urgent action.
Digital religion is enriching the experience of millennials who participate The growing trend of digital religion among US and Canadian millennials mostly complements, not substitutes, in-person participation in organized religion, a new study found.
Summit will foster interactions aimed at achieving social, economic, and environmental sustainability The University of Waterloo and the Region of Waterloo will host a Sustainable Aeronautics Summit at the Region's International Airport.
Communitech report highlights Canadian companies with impressive growth - By Jon Parsons University Relations - Nine startups with links to the University of Waterloo were named in a recent report tracking Canadian companies on their way to $1 billion annual revenues, including four companies that grew out of Waterloo's renowned entrepreneurship program and startup incubator Velocity.
Canada's first autonomous, all-weather delivery robot may soon be bringing pizza to students. By Carol Truemner Faculty of Engineering - University of Waterloo students may soon be able to order pizza or a burger from a nearby plaza and have it brought to campus by Canada's first all-weather autonomous delivery robot.
New rankings show calibre outside traditional strengths - By Jon Parsons University Relations - Everybody knows Waterloo is among the best in the world for computer science, engineering and math. Tourism management and water research probably don't come to mind when you think of the subjects where Waterloo excels globally.
Project LEO turns Riverview Highschool students into creators by combining arts and science. By Jude Okonkwo Faculty of Environment - Humans throughout history have dreamed of reaching out and touching the stars.