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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...

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...
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