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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.

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  1. Mar. 15, 2018Susan Horton part of international team examining medical testing in resource-limited countriesSusan Horton

    Affordable access to quality medical diagnosis in low- and middle-income countries is the focus of research that Susan Horton, professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems and the Department of Economics at the University of Waterloo, is having published in The Lancet, the world’s oldest and best-known medical journal. 

  2. Mar. 12, 2018Kirkpatrick and Middleton earn Early Researcher Awards

    Two researchers in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences have received Early Researcher Awards from a Government of Ontario program that provides funding to new faculty to build a research team.

  3. Mar. 1, 2018Waterloo leisure studies ranks first in Canada

    The University of Waterloo continues to be one of the best schools in Canada and in the world for subjects related to hospitality and leisure management, according to new rankings released yesterday. 

    The rankings, published by the UK firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), place Waterloo first in Canada for the second consecutive year that the subject area has been assessed, and within the top 20 in the world for Hospitality and Leisure Management. 

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  1. Apr. 6, 2018A (self) reflexive lens on gerontology: Over time, through change, in agingAnne Martin-Matthews

    Anne Martin-Matthews, PhD, OC

    Acting Vice-President, Research, Knowledge Translation, and Ethics, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

    Professor, Sociology, University of British Columbia

  2. Apr. 25, 2018Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR) 2018

    SoAR is a one-day event for graduate students to present on and dialogue about aging research with fellow students, faculty and research partners!

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