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  • Entrepreneurial & Risk-Taking

    2010-09-08

    Electric cars enter the fast lane

     Amir Khajepour’s team is paving the way for electric vehicles’ entry into the mainstream market. Thanks to $8 million from the Ontario Research Fund, their vision is gaining traction.  

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  • Unconventional

    2010-09-02

    Levers for change

    As sea levels rise and resources become scarcer, Manjana Milkoreit predicts climate change will heat up international relations. A PhD candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, she is researching what this will mean for global governance.

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  • Entrepreneurial & Risk-Taking

    2010-09-01

    This hip bone’s connected to innovation

    In Ontario, over 12,000 hip replacements are performed each year. Andre Hladio and his team at Avenir Medical are developing a device to reduce the nearly 18 per cent of patients requiring follow-up interventions.

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  • Innovative

    2010-09-01

    Tools to harness the quantum universe

    Inside his new, 10,000-square-foot laboratory at the Institute for Quantum Computing, David Cory is developing tools for navigating and harnessing the quantum universe.

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  • Collaborative

    2010-09-01

    Links to enabling communities

    With a rapidly aging population, cities are facing a time crunch to update their infrastructure. Leah Sadler and her colleagues at MAREP have launched a new website to speed up the transition.  

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  • Collaborative

    2010-09-01

    Making sustainability the norm

    In 1996, Amelia Clarke founded the Sierra Youth Coalition, Canada’s primary vehicle to support campus sustainability. Now, as graduate officer for a new masters program, she is training the next generation of sustainability professionals.  

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  • Unconventional

    2010-09-01

    Games 4 Girls take undergrads to the next level

    Five Waterloo students are the winners of this year’s Games 4 Girls competition, hosted by the University of Illinois. They hope their game Alessa in Wonderland sparks more female interest in computer science.  

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  • Innovative

    2010-09-01

    Exporting the future of architecture

    Philip Beesley’s stunning installation, Hylozoic Ground, has been chosen to represent Canada at the 2010 Venice Biennale in Architecture. The highly collaborative work is laying the foundation for a new, responsive architecture.

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  • Unconventional

    2010-04-27

    Making space for student design to grow

    Students who currently design their vehicles in hallways and other cramped quarters in engineering buildings will soon have more elbow room. A lot more. The new student design centre will include multiple bays, sand and paint shops, and much more.

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  • Innovative

    2010-04-27

    IC3 offers a climate of change

    Waterloo’s IC3 advances research on climate change by pulling together some of the best minds from numerous disciplines: geographers, mathematicians, engineers, urban planners, political scientists, and environmental scientists.
     

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  • Innovative

    2010-04-27

    Life or death chosen at flick of biological switch

    In his breakthrough research on senescence (biological aging), John Thompson has determined how life or death is chosen at the flick of a molecular switch.

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  • Entrepreneurial & Risk-Taking

    2010-04-27

    Team effort at VeloCity Bootcamp

    David Villarreal is a member of Bloq Software, a small team of students that scored a coveted spot in this year’s inaugural VeloCity Entrepreneurship Bootcamp.

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