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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.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Eric Hedge receives 2020 Alumni Gold Medal for outstanding academic performance

Eric Hedge.

Eric Hedge, an MSc student graduating in Kinesiology this fall, has received a 2020 Alumni Gold Medal for academic excellence. The Office of Alumni Affairs recognizes top graduating students with this prize; only two in the fall (a Master’s and a doctoral), and only one Master’s student annually.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Oluwakemi Amodu joins UWaterloo as inaugural AMTD postdoctoral fellow

Kemi Amodu.

In a displaced-persons camp in northern Nigeria, many Hausa women of reproductive age are at risk of developing sexually transmitted infections (STI), causing them pain, infertility, miscarriages and marital conflict. Amodu's work will test the effectiveness of education and treatment services for STI prevention among women displaced by terrorism in Nigeria.

Monday, September 28, 2020

Vaping up, cigarette use down, among Canadian youth

Two youth in silhouette, vaping

While vaping increased significantly among Canadian youth over a six-year period, cigarette use remained stable or decreased, a University of Waterloo study says.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Documentary showcases that 'Music is Life' in a dementia-care centre

Older gentleman plays guitar.

“Music is a universal language that can move us physically, emotionally, relationally in ways that other things can’t,” says Sherry Dupuis, one of the researchers involved with a new documentary on the benefits of musical engagement for those living with dementia. Music is Life premieres on World Alzheimer’s Awareness Day, September 21.

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