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Friday, October 12, 2018

Psychology's ITC Project finds Canadian smokers support bold strategies to end tobacco use

no smoking sign on city street

Responding to the federal government's commitment to reduce tobacco use to less than five per cent of the population by 2035, the Department of Psychology's International Tobacco Control Project assessed levels support among Canadian smokers for endgame policies. The researchers found that most smokers in Canada support new and radical tobacco endgame strategies. 

Monday, September 17, 2018

Another Ig Nobel prize for Arts - this time its about voodoo dolls

Lindie Liang and Doug Brown with colleagues on stage at award event

For the second time in two years, we’re celebrating Ig Nobel winners in the Department of Psychology. Congratulations to Professor Douglas Brown from the department’s Industrial/Organizational area and his co-authors on winning a 2018 Ig Nobel Prize for their study, Righting a wrong: Retaliation on a voodoo doll symbolizing an abusive supervisor restores justice.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Balsillie School of International Affairs turns 10

Balsillie School of International Affairs entrance

Happy 10th anniversary to the Balsillie School, the site of our unique three-institution partnership advancing global governance and providing unparalleled opportunities for collaboration among faculty, students, and policy practitioners. 

Thursday, August 30, 2018

What's the problem? Prof. Larry Smith wants you to find out

Larry Smith lecturing

Economics Professor Larry Smith says it’s a problem that’s endemic around the world: the failure of entrepreneurs to identify important problems.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

MFA student uses performance art for thesis exhibition

Tess performs Portrait-Self-Portrait

Tess Martens is the first student in the history of Waterloo's MFA program to create a thesis show presented entirely in performance art.

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