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Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Top-ranked Psychology shines at this week’s student mental health conference

Building from bird's eye view

Part of Waterloo’s Thrive Week, the augural Virtual Conference on Student Mental Health Research includes discussion and research presentations by students, staff and faculty. Not surprisingly, many presenters are from the Department of Psychology and the Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT).

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Support our Arts 3MT competitors by voting for the People's Choice award

On March 6, 2020, Arts hosted its Three Minute Thesis (3MT) faculty-level heat and advanced Psychology PhD candidate Martin Turpin (first place winner and People's Choice winner) and Psychology master's student Sarena (second place winner) to the university-wide finals. While that university-wide final is now being held virtually, this doesn't mean our Arts graduate student competitors don't need your support. 

Monday, June 29, 2020

Vanier scholar uses language acquisition to empower refugee children

Serena McDiarmid, a PhD candidate in Psychology, has been recognized with the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her incredible research proposal titled “Supporting second language acquisition of Canada’s child refugees: a longitudinal study of risk and protective factors for language learning success.”

Monday, June 29, 2020

Vanier researcher helps individuals struggling with drug addiction

Janet Jones, a PhD candidate in Philosophy has been recognized for her wonderful dissertation work titled “It Probably Won’t Help Anyway: How Stigma Hurts Health Care Access for Persons with an Addiction” and is the recipient of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship for her work.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Graduating during a pandemic sharpens Kiera McMaster's focus

Kiera McMaster speaker to another student at event

She is the type of student who is not easily forgotten, wrote her nominator. The positive impact that new graduate Kiera McMaster leaves on her peers and wider community was recently recognized when she won the Faculty of Arts Award for Excellence in Service.

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