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Social Sciences - 16.01.2024
How does owning a mobile phone impact infant health?

Health - Campus - 15.01.2024
Nurturing students’ well-being amidst seasonal challenges 

Health - Psychology - 15.01.2024
British Columbians with severe depression pay $700 per week in out-of-pocket costs
British Columbians with severe depression pay $700 per week in out-of-pocket costs
Major depression costs B.C.'s health system more than $1.5 billion over two years, and people diagnosed with the illness are spending even more out of pocket to get treatment.

Environment - Innovation - 15.01.2024
Results for: Conducting innovative research on climate models and dry reforming of methane inspires UCalgary PhD engineering students
Results for: Conducting innovative research on climate models and dry reforming of methane inspires UCalgary PhD engineering students

Life Sciences - Health - 12.01.2024
New online study explores link between healthy brains and bodies
New online study explores link between healthy brains and bodies
Neuroscientist Adrian Owen partners with U.K. science museum in research driven by immersive video games So little is understood about the dialogue between the body and the brain.

Health - Career - 12.01.2024
PatientCompanion is a tech-solution to support nurses

Health - Pharmacology - 12.01.2024
You’re getting sleeeepy... now where does it hurt?
Hypnosis can improve the quality of life of people suffering from chronic pain, according to a new research led by UdeM associate medical professor David Ogez.

Innovation - Campus - 11.01.2024
ChatGPT has read almost the whole internet. That hasn't solved its diversity issues
ChatGPT has read almost the whole internet. That hasn’t solved its diversity issues
AI language models are booming. The current frontrunner is ChatGPT, which can do everything from taking a bar exam, to creating an HR policy, to writing a movie script.

Social Sciences - 11.01.2024
AI to help municipal officials sift through social media noise
As communities grow and technology advances, planners of "smart cities" have turned to social media as an additional way of garnering residents' feedback.

Environment - Agronomy / Food Science - 10.01.2024
Expert insight: There are big benefits to small-scale solar systems, but one critical weakness
A new study shows size matters in solar energy. The first ever life-cycle analysis comparing big and small solar photovoltaic systems has concluded that small-scale solar systems are in fact better for the environment than even the largest, and most efficient, solar farm.

Sport - Social Sciences - 10.01.2024
Reconciliation and cross-culture relationship building through hockey

Innovation - Transport - 10.01.2024
Driving up talent for Canada’s electric vehicle sector

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2024
Opinion: From lab coats to advocacy
Navigating science, advocacy and the pursuit of global health equity amidst climate change at COP28 By Shahan Salim Faculty of Health During COP28, as I traversed the intricate maze of the event, my mind grappled with the multifaceted nature of my role as an observer.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 09.01.2024
UBC experts on cold and extreme weather
UBC experts on cold and extreme weather

Economics - 09.01.2024
From student investor to startup success

Law - 09.01.2024
Results for: Publication News | A Strategy for Achieving Indigenous Justice: A Seven ’Rs’ Plan

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.01.2024
Growing pains? SFU research tracks 100 years of salmon adaptation to climate change
Growing pains? SFU research tracks 100 years of salmon adaptation to climate change
Juvenile salmon in British Columbia are growing larger than they did 100 years ago due to climate change, according to a new Simon Fraser University-led study.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.01.2024
Expert insight: Did neighbourhood amenities impact youth mental health in the pandemic?
Youth in suburban neighbourhoods were more likely to report changes to their mental health and stress levels By Alexander Wray, Gina Martin, Jamie Seabrook, Jason Gilliland, Kendra Nelson Ferguson, Stephanie Coen, Special to Western News, By Alexander Wray, Gina Martin, Jamie Seabrook, Jason Gilliland, Kendra Nelson Ferguson, Stephanie Coen, Special to Western News, During the COVID-19 pandemic, youth as a population group reported some of the largest declines in their mental health compared to other age groups in Canada.

Health - Psychology - 08.01.2024
Mental health walk-in clinics make a major difference for youths: Western study
Mental health walk-in clinics make a major difference for youths: Western study
A study of mental health walk-in clinics (MHWCs) in Ontario, by Western researchers, has shown this model can save families time, and agencies both time and money by eliminating the need to complete a

Economics - 08.01.2024
Student-led fund invests in the student experience

Agronomy / Food Science - 08.01.2024
Does Canada’s food guide provide adequate guidance for older adults?
McGill University study highlights discrepancies between nutritional guidelines and nutrient intake required for seniors The latest Canada's food guide recommendations are primarily aimed at reducing chronic disease risk, however how well does our national guide for healthy eating serve the nutritional needs of all Canadians? Consuming adequate amounts of certain nutrients should be a priority for older adults.

Environment - Campus - 07.01.2024
Parts of Alberta and Africa face longer, more severe droughts
Parts of Alberta and Africa face longer, more severe droughts
Both the severity and length of droughts are increasing in western North America, including the prairies as well as parts of Africa, says a recent study published in Nature Climate Change.

Health - Innovation - 05.01.2024
Top healthtech innovations we’re following in 2024
The University of Waterloo has a remarkable portfolio of startups and research solving health care's most pressing challenges By Jordan Flemming University Relations Global and individual health care is experiencing disruption through a variety of technologies.

Health - Life Sciences - 05.01.2024
Meet Miguel Quiñones-Mateu and current cohort of Western Research Chairs
Meet Miguel Quiñones-Mateu and current cohort of Western Research Chairs

Health - Innovation - 05.01.2024
Top health-tech innovations we’re following in 2024
The University of Waterloo has a remarkable portfolio of startups and research solving health care's most pressing challenges By Jordan Flemming University Relations Global and individual health care is experiencing disruption through a variety of technologies.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 05.01.2024
Results for: AuroraMAX camera launches for dramatic season of northern lights

Administration - 03.01.2024
Results for: Publication News | Articles published in Energy Regulation Quarterly

Innovation - Health - 02.01.2024
Visionary inventions for eye disease
Award-winning technology promises earlier diagnosis of macular degeneration and more independence for people with visual impairments  By Karen Kawawada School of Optometry & Vision Science Navigating the world safely can be a major challenge for people with vision impairments.

Health - 29.12.2023
John Hirdes named to the Order of Canada

Campus - Pharmacology - 22.12.2023
Most-read research and news stories of 2023

Health - Pharmacology - 21.12.2023
Making an impact on the lives of cardiovascular patients
Making an impact on the lives of cardiovascular patients

Social Sciences - 20.12.2023
Schools aren’t addressing online sexual violence adequately, Western research finds
Schools and teachers play a critical role in equipping students with the skills to understand, respond to, and prevent sexual violence in safe and healthy ways.

Campus - Health - 20.12.2023
Our top 12 trending stories of 2023

Pedagogy - Health - 20.12.2023
Waterloo receives recognition with QS Reimagine Education Awards

Life Sciences - Agronomy / Food Science - 20.12.2023
Fungi-cranberry pairings have unsuspected potential
You'll be surprised to learn how much zing a root fungus can add to a favourite seasonal berry. At many winter holiday tables, cranberries have pride of place as an accompaniment to roast turkey and an ingredient in sparkling cocktails. This tart little berry is a big part of our seasonal cuisine here in Quebec, and for good reason: in any given year, we're either the second or third largest producer of cranberries in the world.

Social Sciences - Health - 19.12.2023
Expert insight: Meaningful social interactions are the only ’cure’ for loneliness
'Tis the season for friends and family, which could be crucial for combatting loneliness, but one Western researcher says we should strive to maintain social connections at all times of the year.

Campus - Environment - 19.12.2023
Student advocacy saves evening transit service

Environment - Economics - 19.12.2023
As the world gathered at COP to talk, young entrepreneurs act

Physics - Innovation - 19.12.2023
The stories that shaped our 2023
The stories that shaped our 2023

Event - 19.12.2023
McGill launches Canada Award to offset tuition increase for Canadian undergraduate students

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.12.2023
Ahead of the flames
Preparing Canadian homes and communities to limit the growing risk of wildfire In 2023, Canada experienced a wildfire season of unprecedented scale, shattering the previous record set in 1995 by twof

Health - Innovation - 18.12.2023
Donation of $8.5 million strengthens hearing science and innovation 
Donation of $8.5 million strengthens hearing science and innovation 

Environment - Health - 18.12.2023
UCalgary celebrates launch of world's first United Nations University Hub
UCalgary celebrates launch of world’s first United Nations University Hub

Environment - Campus - 18.12.2023
Results for: Moo-ve on over, there's an exciting new solar project in town
Results for: Moo-ve on over, there’s an exciting new solar project in town

Innovation - Environment - 15.12.2023
The future of quantum computing in environmental and health sciences
TQT Quantum Opportunities and Showcase sheds light on quantum research advancements, discoveries and real-world applications By Jordan Flemming University Relations Practical and scalable quantum com

Campus - 15.12.2023
International students revel at end-of-year gathering

Environment - Economics - 15.12.2023
McGill University divests from direct holdings in Carbon Underground 200 fossil-fuel companies; announces new socially responsible investment commitments

Pedagogy - Campus - 15.12.2023
New toolkit to promote physical activity in classrooms 
New toolkit to promote physical activity in classrooms 
Dek: Western researchers create online hub with more than 200 physical activity videos, games for teachers  A free toolkit developed by researchers at Western University addresses an urgent need: boosting physical activity of children in Ontario's classrooms.

Music - Mathematics - 15.12.2023
Math and all that jazz

Environment - 15.12.2023
SFU and UBC researchers receive $1.25M to study cumulative effects on B.C. salmon
SFU and UBC researchers receive $1.25M to study cumulative effects on B.C. salmon