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Six Canadian schools are in the top 100 worldwide.
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When Penny's mom said last week that Ms. Oleksiak is in fact "a very typical teenager," she reminded us of something important. Ms. Oleksiak is one of many young Canadians just waiting for their opportunity to shine. If we surround them with support, they will no doubt live up to the challenge just like Ms. Oleksiak did in Rio.
If Canada is to remain a leader in innovation, more must be done to focus our efforts on building up the resource that is responsible for innovation -- talent. There already exists a global race to acquire the best and brightest talent to drive innovation and create the products and services that change the way we live, work and play.
The shuttle — which is a golf cart — uses two core systems to operate, one to navigate utilizing a military-grade GPS and a second to steer and decide speed by looking for obstacles with a sophisticated laser scanner.
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Who are the most influential storytellers of the 21st century? Like it or not, Beyoncé's name must be mentioned in any credible answer. She uses visuals and music to tell young people around the world what it means to be a woman, wife, mother and feminist.
The University of Waterloo announced on Monday that the school of pharmacology has made a breakthrough in leukemia research. Professor Paul Spanguolo and his team of researchers say a lipid found in a...
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Ottawa emerged as the best prepared, with a score of A-minus.
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Jonathan Zaid, 22, may have just established a precedent that could pave the way for coverage of medical pot
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A first-year engineering student at the University of Waterloo has died after being struck by lightning Friday morning. The female student, whose name has not been released, was struck around 9 a.m....
Every ocean now bears witness to our waste. In a report, published in the academic journal PLOS ONE, scientists conclude for the first time that we have left our mark everywhere. "Litter is present in...
A lab at the University of Waterloo says it has developed the perfect replacement for the soon-to-be defunct incandescent bulb. Canada's supply of incandescent bulbs has been gradually disappear...
Unfortunately, if post-secondary institutions don't speed up the process of transformation, more students will either drop out or be saddled with a costly degree that doesn't align with current market opportunities.
When Raymond Laflamme first met Howard Burton, the founding executive director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, he was sure he was being set up by the FBI. The year was 1999, and in...
BlackBerry just made a massive sale —not of its phones but of its real estate. The troubled tech company sold five of the buildings in its Waterloo-based complex to its neighbour, the University of W...
Ask a University of Waterloo student what the school is known for and chances are they’ll mention engineering, math or science, or even all three. But the school also happens to be a perfect incubato...
Earlier this week -- a list of recommendations on how to improve the Ontario Police Complaints system was released in downtown Toronto. The initiative was made possible after University of Waterloo's Professor, Jennifer Schulenberg, received a Public Outreach Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. The professor reflects with me on some of the recommendations.
At the University of Waterloo last week, Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth was scheduled to speak to a group of students at an event organized by the Students for Life campus club. Unfortunately, a group of students shut down Mr. Woodworth's speech by shouting him down, until he was left with no choice but to cancel the event.
It is sadly becoming normal for guest speakers to be disrespected in places that we call "higher learning." Dressed as a vagina, Ethan Jackson felt right at home spewing what he believes to be well thought out highly educated views. They demand respect while denigrating the views of others, like Mr. Stephen Woodworth.
OTTAWA - Canada's economy may well be muddling through, but on a more personal level, Canadians generally are not, a new study of well-being suggests.The Canadian Well-being Index, led by researchers...
The Department of National Defence plans to develop a new stealth snowmobile for covert military operations in Canada's Arctic, with $550,000 set aside to build a prototype.Ottawa has posted a public...
Engineering students are by nature a practical bunch. So when Research In Motion Ltd., the biggest tech company in the country, announced yesterday that it will deliver pink slips to 2,000 employees w...