You are here


Female research subject using driving simulator in lab.The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences actively engages in collaborative research aimed at promoting health, preventing illness, and optimizing quality of life and wellbeing.

Our researchers work closely with partners including ministries of health and health promotion, private industry, the World Health Organization, Public Health Agency of Canada, International Society of Biomechanics, World Tourism Organization, NASA, and many others to identify and understand health complex challenges and to develop relevant solutions.

Research centres and groups include community partnership initiatives such as the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program, collaborations with private industry like the RBC Retirement Research Centre at University of Waterloo, and groundbreaking national research networks such as the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact and the Canadian Index of Wellbeing.

For more information about research in Applied Health Sciences, contact:

Professor Richard Staines
Associate Dean, Research
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences

Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37756
Office: BMH 3031

For information on research at the University of Waterloo, visit the Office of Research.

For details on ethics policies or procedures, visit the Office of Research Ethics.

For information about submitting a research application visit Research application process for Applied Health Sciences.

Health in 3D impact report.Discover established and emerging research areas in our new report: Health in 3D