Feeding the roots of our food supply
A biodegradable device that targets the roots of plants to deliver water, nutrients, or other bioactive materials is contributing to the solution of managing one of the biggest global challenges – nourishing the world’s population. That’s just one of many innovative research outcomes at the University of Waterloo.
Frank Gu, Chemical Engineering at Waterloo
Updating the common CV system
Making updates easier
The Canadian Common CV (CCV) has been redesigned to provide researchers with an improved system that’s intuitive and easy to use. More information about this update, which is tailored to the requirements of the funding agencies, can be found on the Common CV website or Common CV FAQs.
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).
Waterloo grad invents spring-loaded hockey blade
(September 9, 2013)
A University of Waterloo graduate has invented a spring-loaded hockey blade that can increase speed and help prevent injuries.More..
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.