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An innovation at Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) was founded at UW, and fittingly, it is also the place for the newest innovation in the organization’s history. As this...

No drip: Clothes that don’t break a sweat

Sustainability reaches new potential in the realm of clothing with a new piece of technology from the Velocity founded company Sweat Free. Sweat Free...

UW researchers first to split a photon into three parts

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at UW was able to split a photon into three parts, a world first.  The last breakthrough in splitting...

UW sustainability group says lack of support is its biggest obstacle

Article by:Ikkshita Vinaya  Student clubs at UW can’t always afford reusable containers or other sustainable measures. Green Stamp Initiative (GSI) is attempting to improve the...

Procrastinator or doer: the science behind procrastination

Students often procrastinate and while their peers may think they are lazy or simply don’t care about their studies, research suggests that laziness or...

Math model developed to personalize cancer treatments

Researchers at UW, Dr. Michelle Przedborski and Mohammad Konandel, designed an advanced mathematical model that granted greater insight into interactions between the immune system...

Engineers Without Borders x Change Conference 2020

By: Mandy Coleman Delegates from UW’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Chapter attended the annual EWB xChange conference in Toronto during reading week.  The conference consisted of...

Love is in the air… and the brain

Love. Such a small word with a huge impact.  Everyday, love hangs over you like a guardian angel, omnipresent and intoxicating. Most songs are about love,...

Climate change threatens small economies and communities

Communities around the world are seeing increasing effects of climate change. One of such community is that of Canadian skiers. Daniel Scott, Executive Director of...

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...
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