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Research centres, institutes, and groups

There is an ever-growing number of research groups and centres in, or affiliated with, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. Research centres and groups present an excellent opportunity for you to engage with Waterloo’s academic community, from participating in research projects to attending events and presentations.

Waterloo’s Intellectual Property Policy #73

Unlike many other universities in Canada, graduate students and faculty at the University of Waterloo retain rights to the intellectual property they develop at the university.

Research conference

The Applied Health Sciences Graduate Student Research Conference is an interdisciplinary event that offers you the valuable opportunity to present your research in a professional conference setting to an audience of other graduate students and faculty – and to learn about the work of your colleagues across campus.

Centre for Teaching Excellence

The Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) offers free workshops for graduate students who work as Teaching Assistants and Lecturers. The Centre also offers the Certificate in University Teaching program to all Waterloo PhD candidates.

Endowment fund

Grad students at uWaterloo can submit funding proposals to the Graduate Studies Endowment Fund for initiatives that enhance the learning, research, and overall experience of graduate students. Examples of funded projects include improvements to graduate student common space, academic events organized by graduate students, and improvement of physical and electronic resources for graduate students.

Career preparation

Waterloo's Centre for Career Action offers high quality in-person and online services to help you achieve your career goals. Seeking a career in academia? See University Affairs for job postings at Canadian universities.