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Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, Applied Health Sciences is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.

Where will the future take you?

In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.

Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in applied health sciences.

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  1. Nov. 15, 2017Waterloo professors awarded $4.8 million for social sciences and humanities research

    Thirty-three University of Waterloo researchers will receive $4.8 million to advance research and encourage partnerships that will lead to innovative approaches that improve the well-being of Canadians.

  2. Nov. 3, 2017Researcher appointed new Canada Research Chair

    Professor Mark Ferro is the new Canada Research Chair in Youth Mental Health, the Government of Canada announced.

  3. Oct. 11, 2017Aging slows perception of fallsOlder person's hand gripping a walker.

    Seniors need twice as long as young adults to realize they are falling, a delay that puts them at increased risk for serious injury, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Nov. 23, 2017AHS students: Build a resume that gets that interview (workshop)

    In this one-hour workshop for AHS students, you will learn how to showcase your assets for high-impact results. Through analyzing job postings, you will gain the skills to build effective bullet points that help you stand out to employers – and get that interview!

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