University research shapes the future
Researchers at the University of Waterloo and across Ontario are changing the world. What can children born today expect the world to look like when they turn 18? University researchers are already envisioning life in 2030 and sharing it with Ontarians ... because Research Matters.
Watch the Life in 2030 webcast of the event held in Kitchener and learn more about how university research is shaping the future.
Creating a network of research
Research at Waterloo
Innovation and collaboration are among the cornerstones of research success at Waterloo. These attributes are clearly evident in the work conducted by the university's researchers, who can be found on Pivot, as well as those linked to Senate approved centres and institutes. More information about the variety and impact of research at Waterloo is available in the collection of Spectrum of Research brochures.
Supporting the Waterloo research community
Resources for researchers
The Office of Research is integral in supporting researchers at Waterloo by providing assistance to further research through funding programs, connections with industry, as well as guidance on Waterloo policies and procedures. To meet the university's overall research goal of becoming a global leader in the development and implementation of a knowledge-based society in the 21st century, Waterloo has developed a Strategic Research Plan (summary and full plan).
ORF funding awarded to 10 Waterloo research teams
(Friday, April 12, 2013)
Ten Waterloo research teams will receive funding for projects ranging from privacy enhancing technologies at a global scale to evaluating anti-cancer treatment applications of nutraceuticals through the Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure program.More..
APC funds research for safer, lighter, greener vehicles
(February 22, 2013)
Automotive Partnership Canada (APC) has awarded more than $21 million to five new research projects, including two involving University of Waterloo researchers.
Strategic projects receive NSERC funding
(February 11, 2013)
More than $1.9 million will be awarded to four University of Waterloo research projects through NSERC’s Strategic Project Grants.