News for Current students

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Applied Health Sciences to become Faculty of Health

Students walking in AHS Expansion building

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) will become the Faculty of Health as of January 1, 2021, with a full transition to the new name by September 2021.

The idea came out of the Faculty’s most recent strategic plan, which calls for more clarity regarding the name brand, especially to external stakeholders. The proposal passed at the October 27 Board of Governors meeting.

Monday, June 1, 2020

COVID-19 experts in Applied Health Sciences

Faculty members in Applied Health Sciences have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Hannah Tait Neufeld named new Canada Research Chair

Hannah Tait Neufeld.

Hannah Tait Neufeld, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, has been awarded a new Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Wellbeing and Food Environments from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Master's student named one of Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25

Manvi Bhalla

Manvi Bhalla, an MSc student in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, has been named one of the Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 in Canada by The Starfish, an environmental youth advocacy group.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Smart home thermostats can help monitor patient health

Older woman sits on couch using television remote.

Household smart thermostat sensors can be used to help monitor the health of older adults and home patients, according to results from a new University of Waterloo pilot study.

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