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UW launches Centre for Astrophysics

The Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics (WCA) was launched on Oct. 4 with a vision for more innovative research in astrophysics and related fields. During the...

New conceptual in-space propulsion technology Joseph Mouallem and Jean-Pierre Hickey are leading the...

Researchers at Multi-Physics Interaction Lab (MPILAB) in mechanical and mechatronics engineering are developing a revolutionary conceptual in-space propulsion technology. Myself, along with Jean-Pierre Hickey, an...

Velocity imagines a new Concept

Concept by Velocity was launched on Sept. 10, 2019 with the idea of addressing student entrepreneurship on campus. Designed as a “pre-incubator” program to support...

UW hosts innovators in healthcare

Innovation is one of UW’s fundamental priniciples. From cybersecurity to gender equality, the UW community aims to be a trailblazer in as many fields...

Dean of Engineering to step down

Pearl Sullivan’s departure from deanship is only three months away. As the first woman to be the head of UW’s Faculty of Engineering, her impact...

A sub-zero lesson on climate change

Students in the Faculty of Environment got a chance to experience an arctic expedition from August 31 to Sept. 12.  Students visited Devon Island, Baffin...

Startups bag $50K

UW’s in-home start-up incubator, Velocity, held its annual fund pitch competition on Sept. 19, which aimed to encourage and support early-stage start-ups.  Four start-ups won...

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,...
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