News archive - 2010

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Retirement Research Centre launches new tools and report to help Canadians manage their physical and financial capital in retirement

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.

Read media release at Canada Newswire

Monday, October 25, 2010

Visit by astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk highlights experiences in space and health research collaborations with AHS

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.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

AHS honours campus advisor and Olympic medalist

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.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

New international collaboration builds capacities in health

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.

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Dr. John Garcia leads public health tobacco project in Nunavut News story

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.

Full article published in the Nothern News Services.

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