News archive - 2019

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Stuart McGill appointed to Order of Canada

Stuart McGill in biomechanics lab.

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has announced 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada including Professor Emeritus Stuart McGill of the University of Waterloo's Department of Kinesiology.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Study identifies way for employers to retain casual workers

Instructor demonstrating swimming to children.

Job enrichment may be an important tool for retaining seasonal frontline staff, according to a new University of Waterloo study.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Research calls for new measures to treat mental illness and opioid use

Pills spilling out of pill bottle.

Opioid use among psychiatric hospital patients needs to be addressed through an integrated approach to managing mental illness, pain and substance use, a study by the University of Waterloo has found.

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Now accepting spring 2020 applications for Hallman Undergraduate Research Fellowships

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

Monday, November 25, 2019

Patterns of youth alcohol use show need for early intervention

Young people clinking beer glasses

Youth who drink a few times per month in Grade 9 are likely to become weekly – and even binge – drinkers in the following years, says a recent University of Waterloo study.

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