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UW researchers create AI tool to improve fake news detection

Amidst the growing concerns over the dissemination of false information, researchers say that it is now more important than ever to curb the propagation...

UW captures Terminal Live’s top-prize

Saturday night, Jan. 25, 2020, teams representing the UW managed to beat those representing the University of Toronto seven out of nine times in...

Are hackers targeting UW?

Students are seeing a rise in scam and phishing campaigns delivered straight to their university email.  UW students particularly receive emails such as tax refund...

Blackberry x UW: innovation lab

Although historically a mobile device company, Blackberry holds a strong presence within the cybersecurity industry. But as technological needs grow exponentially, innovation within the...

5G technology coming soon to UW

  The latest generation of cellular wireless network, 5G, will likely be accessible on the UW campus early this year. This technology promises to bring faster...

UWaterloo’s health and tech breakthroughs

Michelle Przedborski, a Department of Applied Mathematics postdoctoral fellow, determined a way to use math to treat cancer and prevent relapse. Supervised by Mohammed Kohandel,...

Appointments to the Order of Canada Four UWaterloo faculty members appointed to the Order...

Four of UWaterloo’s faculty members have been appointed to the Order of Canada. The UWaterloo members were appointed by Governor General Julie Payette on...

iGEM: building bacteria

The development of organisms through genetic engineering rises steadily in popularity each year. Although it is a controversial area in science, much of scientific...

How I almost got kicked out of COP25 UW student observes the global climate...

This year, I was fortunate enough to attend the Conference of Parties (COP), COP25, as part of the UW team.  I was one of the...

No child or pet left behind

Mostafa Alizadeh and Hajar Abedr, graduate students at UW, created a sensor that uses radar technology and artificial intelligence (AI) to detect whether a...
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