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Physics - Chemistry - 17.04.2024
Two-dimensional nanomaterial sets record for expert-defying, counter-intuitive expansion
Two-dimensional nanomaterial sets record for expert-defying, counter-intuitive expansion
It is a common hack to stretch a balloon out to make it easier to inflate. When the balloon stretches, the width crosswise shrinks to the size of a string.

Physics - Computer Science - 12.04.2024
IQC is an international destination for quantum innovation
IQC is an international destination for quantum innovation

Physics - Astronomy / Space - 11.04.2024
Cosmic rays, quantum bits and underground labs intersect to advance the future of computing
Cosmic rays, quantum bits and underground labs intersect to advance the future of computing

Physics - 19.03.2024
Researcher wins 2024 Dorothy Killam Research Fellowship
Researcher wins 2024 Dorothy Killam Research Fellowship

Physics - Chemistry - 18.03.2024
Free Electron Laser facility at Waterloo gets $10M funding boost
Free Electron Laser facility at Waterloo gets $10M funding boost

Campus - Physics - 18.03.2024
Researchers awarded more than $51.2 million
Researchers awarded more than $51.2 million

Physics - Pedagogy - 08.03.2024
Event: 700+ high school students contend for honours at UBC Physics Olympics
Event: 700+ high school students contend for honours at UBC Physics Olympics

Physics - Materials Science - 15.02.2024
Funding for Western nuclear energy projects fuels a safe future
Funding for Western nuclear energy projects fuels a safe future
Researchers Hamidreza Abdolvand and Samantha Gateman are studying safe production and used fuel storage for small modular reactors Small modular reactors (SMRs) are considered the future of nuclear energy because they are smaller and more importantly, safer.

Health - Physics - 14.02.2024
Treating liver cancer with microrobots
Canadian researchers led by Montreal radiologist Gilles Soulez have developed a novel approach to treat liver tumours using magnet-guided microrobots in an MRI device. The idea of injecting microscopic robots into the bloodstream to heal the human body is not new. It's also not science fiction. Guided by an external magnetic field, miniature biocompatible robots, made of magnetizable iron oxide nanoparticles, can theoretically provide medical treatment in a very targeted manner.

Physics - 13.02.2024
Can dialogue improve our relationships?
A researcher in psychology shares some tips for navigating contentious discussions with anyone, including your partner. Just in time for a smooth Valentine's Day! Sensitive topics can quickly become sore points for a couple: think housework, parenting, money, and in-laws. Disagreements are seemingly inevitable, especially between people who share their daily lives and future plans.

Innovation - Physics - 13.02.2024
UCalgary alum works on securing our digital future using quantum technology
UCalgary alum works on securing our digital future using quantum technology

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 08.02.2024
Hubble traces 'string of pearls' star clusters in galaxy collisions
Hubble traces ’string of pearls’ star clusters in galaxy collisions
Western professor Sarah Gallagher in astronomers' team which examined space telescope images of stars being born Galaxy collisions do not destroy stars, though this might seem to contradict conventional wisdom, not to mention storylines in countless Hollywood blockbusters.

Health - Physics - 08.02.2024
Up Start program turns research into impactful ventures 
Ten promising teams receive grants to advance commercialization efforts By Naomi Grosman Velocity Ten teams of students and researchers commercializing their novel technologies have received a boost

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.01.2024
Launching the future of secure communication
Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing are leading Canada's first quantum satellite to protect tomorrow's data By Elizabeth Kleisath Institute for Quantum Computing In our increasingly di

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.01.2024
Peering into the cosmos
Opinion: The crucial role of fundamental research in nurturing curiosity, cultivating innovation  Faculty of Science Dr. Will Percival is the distinguished research chair in Astrophysics and director of the Waterloo Centre for Astrophysics.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 18.01.2024
James Webb Space Telescope: finally, the edge of the Universe and beyond
James Webb Space Telescope: finally, the edge of the Universe and beyond
Stardust, cosmic cliffs, swirls of colored gas, fascinating infrared: the space observatory stationed 1.5 million kilometres from Earth reveals its first harvest of data.

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

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

Environment - Physics - 22.11.2023
UCalgary awarded 2 prestigious Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Physics - Campus - 20.11.2023
Class of 2023: Natural sciences student graduates with passion for nuclear energy
Class of 2023: Natural sciences student graduates with passion for nuclear energy

Computer Science - Physics - 17.11.2023
Three Waterloo researchers named Canada Excellence Research Chairs

Materials Science - Physics - 17.11.2023
12 Waterloo researchers make Highly Cited Researchers 2023 list
Each researcher selected has authored multiple papers which rank in the top 1 per cent by citations for their field(s) Office of Research Ten University of Waterloo faculty members have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers(TM) 2023 list from Clarivate.

Physics - Innovation - 16.11.2023
Trio of new Chairs at SFU to build on Canada's global research, innovation reputation
Trio of new Chairs at SFU to build on Canada’s global research, innovation reputation

Physics - Innovation - 16.11.2023
Quantum photonics for the masses
Quantum photonics for the masses

Physics - Campus - 16.11.2023
Attracting top talent to Montreal
Attracting top talent to Montreal

Environment - Physics - 20.10.2023
Western teams lead pioneering research in small modular reactors
Western teams lead pioneering research in small modular reactors
As the world grapples with climate change and seeks to transition to a low-carbon future, small modular reactors (SMRs) have emerged as a promising solution to meet the increasing global demand for clean and sustainable energy. Recently, Western signed a significant partnership agreement with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) to advance collaborative research in clean energy, nuclear safety and health and environmental sciences.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 02.10.2023
Behind the Research: Western looks at the final frontier 
President Alan Shepard in conversation with professors Sarah Gallagher and Jan Cami on Canada's role in space exploration and research The Canadian Space Agency views space as a national asset for Canada.

Physics - Pedagogy - 28.09.2023
Lasering in on experimental physics education

Physics - Campus - 18.09.2023
Waterloo welcomes three Banting Fellowship recipients
Three new postdoctoral scholars receive prestigious awards to fund research projects Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs As the University of Waterloo launches its annual National Postdoc Apprec

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 23.08.2023
Cosmological survey collaborations honoured by the European Physical Society

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 09.08.2023
Perseid meteor shower to peak with stunning display on Saturday evening
Perseid meteor shower to peak with stunning display on Saturday evening
The Perseid meteor shower is set to peak on the night of Saturday, August 12 and continue into the early hours of August 13, and conditions are shaping up for a stunning display, said Western meteor investigator Denis Vida.

Microtechnics - Physics - 09.08.2023
Event: UBC students race Mario Kart robots
Event: UBC students race Mario Kart robots

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 03.08.2023
Western researchers capture stunning images of Ring Nebula with James Webb Space Telescope
Western researchers capture stunning images of Ring Nebula with James Webb Space Telescope
The images, released by team including Western Space astronomers, offer an unparalleled chance to understand nebulae The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has recorded stunning new images of the iconic Ring Nebula (Messier 57). The images, released today by an international team of astronomers, including Jan Cami , Els Peeters and Nicholas Clark from Western's Institute for Earth and Space Exploration , showcase the nebula's intricate and ethereal beauty in unprecedented detail, providing scientists and the public with a mesmerizing view of this celestial wonder.

Physics - Life Sciences - 05.07.2023
Moving biomedical research forward with IRONSperm
Sperm-templated soft magnetic microrobots offer promise for treating cancer, infertility and more By Janet Armstrong Faculty of Engineering How would the treatment experience and outcomes change for cancer patients if we could actively deliver chemotherapy drugs directly to their tumours?

Physics - Innovation - 16.06.2023
More than $1.3 million awarded to Waterloo researchers
Four Waterloo professors receive federal funding to support small modular reactors research By Angelica Marie Sanchez University Relations The Government of Canada has awarded more than $1.3 m

Physics - 02.05.2023
University of Toronto researcher joins effort to establish transatlantic quantum communications link
University of Toronto researcher joins effort to establish transatlantic quantum communications link
Quantum communication links require a delicate touch even over relatively short distances - nevermind across continents.

Physics - Innovation - 14.04.2023
Quantum Connects Us
April 14, 2023 On World Quantum Day, the Institute for Quantum Computing celebrates more than 20 years of quantum research at Waterloo By Elizabeth Kleisath Institute for Quantum Computing Twenty year

Health - Physics - 28.03.2023
Using quantum technologies to make precise early-stage diagnosis
Six Waterloo quantum researchers receive funding to develop their health care solutions By Angelica Marie Sanchez University Relations Quantum science is transforming the ways technology can lead to innovation in health by improving how doctors use tools to measure and determine a health diagnosis at an early stage before symptoms progress into long-term medical issues among patients.

Physics - 13.03.2023
Expert insight: Is time an illusion?
Expert insight: Is time an illusion?
Western's Emily Adlam talks theories of time on The Conversation's podcast "Great Mysteries of Physics" By The Conversation, Special to Western News, March 13, 2023 By The Conversation, Special to Wes

Computer Science - Physics - 09.03.2023
University of Toronto-supported startup Xanadu aims to lead quantum computing sector
University of Toronto-supported startup Xanadu aims to lead quantum computing sector
Quantum computing is one of the fastest-growing tech sectors in the world - and Toronto startup Xanadu Quantum Technologies is among the companies leading the way.

Physics - Innovation - 16.02.2023
Results for: For the oil and gas industry, the future is quantum
Canadian Natural explores quantum solutions, participating in UCalgary's partnered Quantum City Challenge The quandary of Canada's oil and gas industry, as this pillar of our economy faces policies aimed at radically reducing greenhouse gas emissions, is a dilemma of great consequence for us all.

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.

Innovation - Physics - 14.02.2023
Advancing collaborative research in clean energy and nuclear safety

Physics - Innovation - 14.02.2023
University of Toronto brings together researchers and policymakers to discuss how GTA can advance Canada's quantum sector
University of Toronto brings together researchers and policymakers to discuss how GTA can advance Canada’s quantum sector

Astronomy / Space - 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.

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

Physics - Innovation - 26.01.2023
Quantum computing startup Xanadu receives $40 million in federal funding: Globe and Mail
Quantum computing startup Xanadu receives $40 million in federal funding: Globe and Mail

Physics - Innovation - 16.01.2023
Waterloo professor to lead Quantum Advisory Council under new National Quantum Strategy

Physics - Innovation - 13.01.2023
SFU physicist Stephanie Simmons to help lead Canada's new quantum strategy
SFU physicist Stephanie Simmons to help lead Canada’s new quantum strategy

Physics - Campus - 31.10.2022
SFU physicist one of six in Canada to receive prestigious national fellowship
SFU physicist one of six in Canada to receive prestigious national fellowship