News for Faculty

Friday, April 12, 2019

Voucher programs can help leverage participation in new sport opportunities

Wide angle view of Milton velodrome

Cities that want to get the best use of sport facilities built to host novel events might want to give out vouchers for free trials to spectators.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Virtual reality games could recalibrate neurological disorders

Child looking through VR goggles while others look on

Playing games in virtual reality (VR) could be a key tool in treating people with neurological disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and Parkinson’s disease.

Monday, March 25, 2019

Surge in cannabis use among youth preceded legalization in Canada

Young woman smoking cannabis

National discussions on cannabis legalization, along with increased access to medical marijuana, may have encouraged more high school students to consume the drug years before it became legal in Canada.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

University of Waterloo appoints new Applied Health Sciences dean

Lili Liu

The University of Waterloo has appointed Lili Liu as the next dean of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.

Liu currently serves as the chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Variety necessary to bring anxiety-reducing meditation to university classrooms

Attentive students in large classroom

Variety may be the key to encouraging large groups of students to engage in anxiety-relieving behaviour, according to a study at the University of Waterloo.

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