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Virtual assistants solve real mental health problems

Recent advancements in the field of computer science have produced virtual assistants (VAs) capable of aiding those who suffer from mental illness in a...

Hack the North offers students opportunities to create and present innovative projects

UW hosted the annual Hack the North event from Sep. 13 to Sep. 15, where hundreds of students from around the world work in...

Waterloo researchers named RSC fellows and members

  Seven UW researchers have been named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). Left to Right (Top): Winfried Siemerling, Phelim Boyle,...

Stratford group bags $25k for clean water

The 2019 World Vision Social Innovation Challenge became a global stage for five Stratford School students as they presented their innovative solution on the...

Let’s talk about unplugging ourselves

I honestly don’t know why they allowed me to write about this. I am no poster child for limiting the amount of time I spend...

The science behind…the highway mirage Why do you see water in the road ahead?

When walking down the street or driving in a car on a swelteringly hot day, you may have seen something that looks like see...

Is better garbage disposal possible? Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor looks at...

Hyung-Sool Lee imagines a world without smog in the skies or landfills across the earth, a world where it’s possible to reuse waste and...

Minister Bains wants to talk intellectual property. What about student debt?

An event was held in UW’s Engineering 7 building lead by the Federal Minister of Innovation, Navdeep Bains on August 1, 2019. His new...

Donna Strickland recognized by CAE Strickland bestowed honorary fellowship by Canadian Academy of Engineers

Donna Strickland, a UW professor will be receiving an Honorary Fellowship from the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), the highest honour that this organization...

The science behind the Mercury retrograde

Mercury retrograde occurs three to four times a year when Mercury appears to temporarily change the direction of its orbit. This is actually happening...
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