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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...

UW student awarded pharmacy student of the year

  Waterloo’s own Naushin Hooda has been awarded the 2019 Student of the Year award by the Ontario Pharmacist’s Association. Imprint interviewed Hooda to find...
Graph of CFC emissions.

Continued production of illegal CFCs Increase in ozone-depleting emissions traced to China's eastern provinces

A new source of Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), a banned substance,  has been traced back to China’s eastern provinces. CFC, a substance that was discovered in the...

The (Social) Science behind headphones

The little pieces of plastic you stick in your ears may not appear incredibly complex, but their manufacturing, disposability, and symbolism are a lens...
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