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Environment - Life Sciences - 21.02.2023
So-called 'safe' pesticides have surprising ill effects
So-called ’safe’ pesticides have surprising ill effects
Science, Health & Technology Erik Rolfsen Health Canada is currently reviewing regulations for pesticides in Canada, and three UBC researchers say regulators might want to consider what happened in Japan. A lake in Shimane Prefecture has seen its commercial fishery collapse by more than 90 per cent since 1993, when insecticides known as neonicotinoids were first introduced to the area.

Innovation - Environment - 21.02.2023
Striving for better
Dr. Mary Wells, dean of Waterloo Engineering, looks to the future of academic excellence By Mary Wells Faculty of Engineering When local community leaders founded the University of Waterloo in 1957, they introduced an unconventional approach to education that merged academic and research excellence work with work-integrated learning.

Art and Design - Psychology - 21.02.2023

Innovation - Philosophy - 20.02.2023

Innovation - Health - 17.02.2023

Social Sciences - Health - 17.02.2023

Psychology - Architecture - 17.02.2023
Condos: status symbol or worrying sign of gentrification?
Condos: status symbol or worrying sign of gentrification?
Some people have a negative emotional response to the proliferation of condos in the Montreal region - and an UdeM doctoral candidate says we should listen to them.

Social Sciences - 17.02.2023
Person-centred and trauma-informed career advising
Meet Eden Mekonen, a career advisor at CCA who is helping Black students achieve their goals By Tracelyn Cornelius University Relations Eden Mekonen is a career advisor at the University of Waterloo'

Economics - 17.02.2023
Two out of three corporate frauds go undetected
For the University of Toronto's  Alexander Dyck , corporate fraud is like an iceberg: a small number is visible, but much more lurks below the surface.

Environment - Social Sciences - 16.02.2023

Health - Life Sciences - 16.02.2023
Bird flu spillover to mammals a cause for concern
Increasing zoonotic diseases caused by human encroachment on wildlife habitat By Jon Parsons University Relations The WHO recently warning that bird flu spillover to mammals needs to be monitored closely and that countries need to be prepared for a potential outbreak affecting humans.

Architecture - 16.02.2023
Earthquakes in Turkey: a predictable and deplorable tragedy
Fatma Özdogan, an architect and UdeM doctoral candidate, hopes that her research into post-disaster reconstruction will help prevent tragedies like the one that occurred in Turkey, her home country.

Art and Design - Physics - 16.02.2023
Sleuthing SFU scientists sniff out fake art
Deep within Simon Fraser University's chemistry department, science and art intersect to unravel the dark, but lucrative, underbelly of forgery.

Earth Sciences - 15.02.2023

Health - History / Archeology - 14.02.2023

Art and Design - 13.02.2023

Health - Philosophy - 13.02.2023

Life Sciences - Health - 13.02.2023
The brain: a powerful sexual organ
Our brain controls so many aspects of our sexual functioning. So what happens when it is damaged? Enter the new field known as neurosexuality.

Pharmacology - Health - 13.02.2023
Pharmacists: Canada’s most accessible health-care professionals
Waterloo School of Pharmacy alum speaks to the benefits of the Minor Ailments Program By Milana Madzarac School of Pharmacy According to Statistics Canada, in 2019 roughly 1.3 million Ontarians reported that they did not have access to a family physician.

Event - 13.02.2023
Warrior Reset
Your New Year's resolutions don't have to start in January UWaterloo Life The start of a new year often inspires us to make commitments to ourselves to try something new.

Economics - Innovation - 10.02.2023

Health - Social Sciences - 09.02.2023
Expert insight: The pandemic played into ageist stereotypes, but there are ways to overcome them
Expert insight: The pandemic played into ageist stereotypes, but there are ways to overcome them
Intergenerational contact and co-operation could play an integral part in overcoming ageist perceptions By Victoria Esses, Alina Sutter, Joanie Bouchard, Kate Choi, Mamta Vaswani, Patrick Denice,, Spe