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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.

Interested in working with us? See positions available.

  1. June 1, 2020COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

    Faculty members in Applied Health Sciences have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Sep. 21, 2020Documentary showcases that 'Music is Life' in a dementia-care centre
    Older gentleman plays guitar.

    “Music is a universal language that can move us physically, emotionally, relationally in ways that other things can’t,” says Sherry Dupuis, one of the researchers involved with a new documentary on the benefits of musical engagement for those living with dementia. Music is Life premieres on World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day, September 21.

  3. Sep. 17, 2020Availability of grocery-store alcohol has led some teens to binge-drink regularly
    Grocery shelves of beer.

    A policy change that allowed alcohol to be sold in grocery stores in Ontario has led some teens to go from abstaining from alcohol to binge-drinking multiple times per week, a new study has found.

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  1. Sep. 24, 2020Global climate connections: How changes to our environment, food systems, and health will shape our future
    Honey bee on tree bud.

    Join us for this webinar event, featuring a keynote by World Wildlife Fund Canada President and CEO, Megan Leslie, and panel discussion with UWaterloo's Zahid Butt and Goretty Dias. Our speakers will share their expertise as they discuss climate change and its impact on the environment, food systems and our health.

  2. Oct. 5 to 8, 20202020 Graduate Studies Information Week
    Graduate students working together at a laptop.

    Join the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) for Graduate Studies Information Week beginning October 5. Select from a series of online sesions exploring the fundamentals of grad school and graduate programs in AHS. Visit event page for session details and to register.

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