News archive - April 2016

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Now accepting Fall 2016 applications for Undergraduate Fellowship Programs

The RBC Retirement Research Undergraduate Fellowship and the Hallman Undergraduate Research Fellowship programs are both accepting applications from researchers. 

Follow the links for more details, including the online applications.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Biomechanics researcher awarded investment for infrastructure

Four University of Waterloo researchers received funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund today.

Among the researchers benefiting from new CFI-funded infrastructure is the Department of Kinesiology’s Steven Fischer who will receive $100,000 to support the investigation of biomechanical determinants of occupational performance.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Study finds three times more Canadian teens gambling online

Three times more Canadian teenagers are gambling online than previously thought, according research from the University of Waterloo and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

Researchers found close to 10 per cent of adolescents—or an estimated 58,000 teenagers— had gambled online in the past three months. Earlier reports suggested the rate was closer to 3 per cent.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Recreation student awarded grant for social innovation

Left to Right: Tina Chan, Laura Morrison, Zied Etleb, Ashwin Vadivelu, Alexandra Wong

Five St. Paul’s GreenHouse ventures received grants to develop their socially minded products and services at the most recent GreenHouse Social Impact Showcase.

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