RBC alongside the University of Waterloo has advice on how to manage physical and financial capital well into retirement. These tools and plans are to help balance health and finances together for a better quality of life into retirement.
Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk visited the University of Waterloo and the Village of Winston Park to discuss his six-month experience on board the International Space Station and what life in outer space may teach us about maintaining good health here on Earth.
In October 2010, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences was proud to recognize the contributions made by two outstanding alumni to the health and well-being of society.
For achieving international prominence in Women’s Rugby and in bobsleigh–culminating with Canada’s first ever women’s bobsleigh gold medal at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, and for dedicated public service in Canada and abroad, the faculty honoured Heather Moyse with the 2010 AHS Young Alumni Award.
The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences hosted representatives of Uganda Christian University (UCU) on campus in Waterloo to commemorate a new collaboration to build education and research capacity in the areas of public health, water-health, and health informatics.
Waterloo professor John Garcia is collaborating with the Government of Nunavut and Inuit communities on a tobacco control strategy for the territory. He states that “The Government of Nunavut identified a whole series of priorities” in public health and tobacco control is high on the list. Approximately two thirds of Nunavut’s population smokes on a regular basis and lung cancer rates in Inuit Canada are among the highest in the world.