News archive - 2019

Friday, October 11, 2019

Perception of risk may lead to more cancer screening

Close-up of mammography machine

Mammography screening rates may be increased by better sensitizing women to their risk of getting breast cancer, says a new University of Waterloo study.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Weight stigma affects gay men on dating apps

Adult perusing cell phone.

Weight stigma is an issue for queer men using dating apps, says a new University of Waterloo study. The study found that Grindr, the most popular dating app for gay, bisexual, two-spirit and queer men, had a negative effect on men’s body image, especially when it came to weight. Three out of four gay men are reported to have used Grindr.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Michael Barnett-Cowan receives Ontario Early Researcher Award

Michael Barnett-Cowan

Michael Barnett-Cowan in the Department of Kinesiology is one of 11 University of Waterloo researchers to receive an Early

Thursday, September 12, 2019

What multilingual nuns can tell us about dementia

Nun in habit writing in book

A strong ability in languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia, says a new University of Waterloo study.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Applied Health Sciences welcomes new dean, Lili Liu

Lili Liu.

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is pleased to welcome our new dean, Lili Liu, who begins her tenure this month.

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