Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Applied Health Sciences to become Faculty of Health

Students walking in AHS Expansion building

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) will become the Faculty of Health as of January 1, 2021, with a full transition to the new name by September 2021.

The idea came out of the Faculty’s most recent strategic plan, which calls for more clarity regarding the name brand, especially to external stakeholders. The proposal passed at the October 27 Board of Governors meeting.

Monday, June 1, 2020

COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

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

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Hannah Tait Neufeld named new Canada Research Chair

Hannah Tait Neufeld.

Hannah Tait Neufeld, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, has been awarded a new Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Wellbeing and Food Environments from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Master's student named one of Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25

Manvi Bhalla

Manvi Bhalla, an MSc student in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, has been named one of the Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 in Canada by The Starfish, an environmental youth advocacy group.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Smart home thermostats can help monitor patient health

Older woman sits on couch using television remote.

Household smart thermostat sensors can be used to help monitor the health of older adults and home patients, according to results from a new University of Waterloo pilot study.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Now accepting spring 2021 applications for Hallman Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The Fellowship funds projects that both focus on health promotion and education, as well as offer experiences to steward students toward graduate studies.

Monday, November 30, 2020

New study examines socially conscious dating apps

Couple walking downtown in evening.

Researchers from the University of Waterloo and Bumble have partnered to study how interacting in a space that promotes justice and social equity affects dating.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Q and A with the experts: COVID-19 means we need a “winter strategy” to keep us outside and in touch

Three snowboarders walking on wintery path.

As we brace for another possible spike in COVID-19 infections this winter, Professor Troy Glover says we need a reason to bundle up and go outside.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Leaders in aging research renewed as Schlegel Research Chairs

Kinesiology Professor Heather Keller and George Heckman, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, are being renewed as Schlegel Research Chairs with the Research Institute for Aging (RIA).

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Fall 2020 Convocation

Mascot AHSSIE in graduation cap holding Welcome to the Alumni Club sign.

Congratulations to the graduating students of the Class of Fall 2020! The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is celebrating with you today, our convocation day, and wish you the best in all your future endeavours.

Watch the recording of the Fall 2020 Virtual PhD Graduate Celebration

Valedictorian address

Congratulations to our special award winners

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