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Campus - 03.02.2023

Social Sciences - 03.02.2023
Creating 'Julia,' the first Muppet on the autism spectrum
Creating ’Julia,’ the first Muppet on the autism spectrum
When most people think of  Sesame Street  they envision cherished childhood memories of singalongs and fun with Big Bird and Cookie Monster.

Social Sciences - 02.02.2023
Education gaps between spouses, racial inequalities affect wives' income trajectories
Education gaps between spouses, racial inequalities affect wives’ income trajectories
Study shows education gaps between spouses, racial inequalities affect wives' income trajectories Research examines decades of household earnings and married women's labour force participation By Jeff

Social Sciences - Economics / Business - 02.02.2023

Health - 02.02.2023
Research project applies global lens to student mental health
Research project applies global lens to student mental health
Students play an integral role in  Kristin Cleverley 's research into student and youth mental health - not just as research participants, but as partners in research design.

Social Sciences - 02.02.2023
With latest work, University of Toronto grad challenges children's book genre
With latest work, University of Toronto grad challenges children’s book genre
With just a few lines of text on a red background, the cover of  Michael Gayle 's third children's book is a far cry from the usual jumble of hues and images competing for a kid's interest.

Pharmacology - Health - 02.02.2023

Health - 02.02.2023
Using AI to predict recurring lung cancer
Using AI to predict recurring lung cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Quebec and Canada, killing more individuals than prostate, colon and breast cancers combined.

Health - 02.02.2023
How does vaping affect the lungs?
How does vaping affect the lungs?
Teen vaping has been on the rise, with reports of rapidly increasing use across North America. While some consider vapes to be a useful tool for smoking cessation, new research from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) supports a growing public health concern about potential adverse health consequences.

Environment - 01.02.2023
Wetlands under threat
Waterloo professor, Rebecca Rooney, discusses the value of wetlands and the risk they face in Ontario By Angelica Marie Sanchez University Relations Thursday, February 2 marks World Wetlands Day, an

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 31.01.2023

Art and Design - Campus - 31.01.2023

History / Archeology - 31.01.2023
Students dig into the past during 'Ancient Food Day'
Students dig into the past during ’Ancient Food Day’
Did you know Ancient Greeks enjoyed a snack that resembled Timbits? They were called enkrides  - small golden cakes made with a simple cheese dough, fried in olive oil and eaten with generous amounts of honey and pepper.

Campus - Environment - 31.01.2023
University of Toronto Centre in India launches in Mumbai in partnership with Tata Trusts
The University of Toronto launched The University of Toronto Centre in India today in Mumbai in partnership with Tata Trusts, one of India's largest philanthropic organizations.

Pharmacology - Health - 30.01.2023
Compounding pharmacies experience higher demand during medication shortages
Waterloo School of Pharmacy co-op student invaluable to industry By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy When Joseph Abdelnour (PharmD '24, in progress) accepted his recent co-op work term at Avalon Compound Pharmacy (ACP), he never anticipated the new challenges he would face.

Economics / Business - 27.01.2023

Social Sciences - Health - 27.01.2023
Statement from Dr. Christopher Taylor on recent racial violence
"It's our responsibility to pay attention to big news stories and to the small news stories." University Relations Dear Waterloo community,  I, like many of you, have been watching the news about recent incidents of violence in the United States motivated by hate.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 27.01.2023
Canadian researchers will have access to next-generation radio astronomy observatory
Canadian researchers will have access to next-generation radio astronomy observatory
Canada intends to proceed to full membership in the  Square Kilometre Array Observatory  (SKAO), a next-generation radio astronomy observatory bringing together nations from around the world to build and operate cutting-edge radio telescopes.

History / Archeology - Music - 27.01.2023
'Putting people front and centre': Historian Anna Shternshis keeps Holocaust survivors' stories alive
’Putting people front and centre’: Historian Anna Shternshis keeps Holocaust survivors’ stories alive
For University of Toronto historian Anna Shternshis , understanding the past means connecting with people's stories - or, in the case of her research, their songs.

Social Sciences - 27.01.2023

Sport - Psychology - 26.01.2023
Positive impact of CMHA Ontario's Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League
Positive impact of CMHA Ontario’s Talk Today program in Canadian Junior Hockey League
A new report by McGill University Faculty of Education researchers shows Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), Ontario's Talk Today program is making a positive impact on athletes in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).

Physics - Computer Science - 26.01.2023
University of Waterloo receives Quantum Horizon funding award
The awarded proposal seeks to understand and mitigate the loss of quantum information The Quantum Horizons: Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science award from th

Health - Astronomy / Space Science - 26.01.2023
Stars in the same constellation: How the space and health fields benefit from each other's innovations
Stars in the same constellation: How the space and health fields benefit from each other’s innovations
New innovations in either space or health care technology can be useful for both sectors, according to a recent research paper by physician Farhan Asrar , professor of clinical health in the Universit

Agronomy / Food Science - Innovation - 26.01.2023

Health - Life Sciences - 25.01.2023
Sarah Kimmins: Healthy dads, healthy kids
Sarah Kimmins: Healthy dads, healthy kids
UdeM's new epigenetics professor cares deeply about men's health, since it affects both their fertility and the health of future generations.

Social Sciences - Politics - 25.01.2023
University of Toronto research 'collaboratory' uses global lens to pursue community-based Indigenous research
University of Toronto research ’collaboratory’ uses global lens to pursue community-based Indigenous research
Indigenous Peoples all over the world have endured a common history. And, as  Uahikea Maile  notes, the experience of "colonial dispossession, territorial enclosure and the subsequent creation of nation states" is not unique to North America.

Politics - 24.01.2023
Q and A with the experts: NATO’s expanding support to Ukraine
What risks do NATO members take in increasing military assistance to Ukraine? While continuing to avoid direct engagement in Russia's war on Ukraine, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies have dramatically expanded their military assistance.

Innovation - Campus - 24.01.2023

Innovation - Campus - 24.01.2023

Politics - Psychology - 24.01.2023
Daily dose of politics leads to stress - but avoiding it can hinder civic engagement
From 24-hour news cycles to social media posts from your angry uncle, it's almost impossible not to get a daily dose of politics.

Sport - Health - 24.01.2023
A healthy mind: How exercise can improve your mental wellness
As Toronto experiences a particularly gloomy January , many may be wondering what they can do to give their mental wellness a boost.
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