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  1. June 14, 2018Bryan Grimwood research team receives $278,000 SSHRC grantBryan Grimwood

  2. June 1, 2018Dieting associated with risky behaviours in teenage girlsPerson using cutlery on cigarettes on a plate

    Teenage girls who diet are more likely to engage in other health-compromising behaviours, including smoking, binge drinking, and skipping breakfast, a University of Waterloo study recently found.

  3. May 31, 2018Researchers win 2017 Outstanding Performance Awards

    Vice-President, Academic and Provost George Dixon has announced the winners of the 2017 Outstanding Performance Awards. The awards, which were established in 2005, reward faculty members for outstanding contributions in teaching and scholarship.

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  1. June 19, 2018Hallman Lecture: Building a Stronger Canada through Values-based SportOlympic rings in the back ground with wording over top that says, CBC Canada's Scott Russell.

    What happens on the field of play is life’s greatest classroom. Award-winning CBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell discusses the potential of sport and play, and how it can shape a country and its citizens.

  2. June 25, 2018#MindfulnessMonday YogaPerson in a seated yoga pose.

    Hosted by the AHS Advisory on Mental Health and Well-being Graduate Student Subcommittee, Join us for light yoga, all skill levels welcome. Bring your mat or borrow one of ours! Free snack provided and prizes to be won!

  3. June 28, 2018Self Compassion WorkshopWooden figurine holding a large red heart.

    Hosted by the AHS Advisory on Mental Health and Well-being Graduate Student Subcommittee, Psychology Professor Allison Kelly will discuss the key features of self-compassion and how it may influence well-being. Free snack provided and prizes to be won!

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