University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

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200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Career - Aug 15
Employees are motivated by rewards that are perceived as distinct from salary Tangible rewards motivate employees when they're easy to use, pleasurable, unexpected, and distinct from salary, a new study found. A recent survey of firms in the United States revealed that 84 per cent spent more than $90 billion annually on tangible employee rewards, such as gift cards, recreation trips and merchandise in hopes of increasing productivity.
Environment - Aug 11

Researchers recommend that protections be strengthened for wetlands of all sizes. Relying on stormwater management (SWM) ponds to restore the depleting wetlands is not sustainable and lacks the critical ecosystem services vital for biodiversity, a new study found.

Social Sciences - Aug 9

Waterloo historian and anthropologist explains how the importance of women in the community is inextricably tied to the land. The International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is celebrated globally on August 9th.

Economics - Aug 4

Inflation in Canada is at the highest rate we've seen in decades. Jean-Paul Lam, a professor in the University of Waterloo's Department of Economics and former assistant chief economist and principal researcher at the Bank of Canada, says recent events created a perfect storm for inflation.

Environment - Aug 2

New name and strategic plan doubles down on the institute's climate research strengths Waterloo Climate Institute The effects of climate change are being felt around the world and the record-setting heatwaves experienced in many parts of Europe this summer have shined a light on the deadly cost of not taking urgent action.

Environment - Aug 10

Many socio-demographic groups are underrepresented among visitors to Protected Areas. Many socio-demographic groups, such as those with disabilities and minority ethnic communities, are underrepresented among visitors to Protected Areas due to institutional barriers, a new study found.

Environment - Aug 9

Political scientist Daniel Henstra speaks to AMO on how Ontario municipalities can prepare for climate impacts. By Jon Parsons University Relations - Climate change is such a huge issue that it can be difficult to even know where to start.

Innovation - Aug 3

Velocity Science returns to campus and is ready to advance the growth of science-based startups. Velocity - Global advancements in sciences, together with digital transformation, continue to accelerate innovation, significantly impacting all sectors of the economy.

Health - Aug 2

A next-generation diabetes monitor that analyses breath might soon mean no more needle pricks to check blood sugar levels. The device uses gas sensors to measure breath instantly, then links via Bluetooth with a program on a mobile device to give a readout.

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