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  1. Dec. 1, 2021#GRADimpact: Christian Mele's research centers around pressure ulcers and skin injuries in rehabilitation and long-term care settings
    Christian Mele

  2. Nov. 21, 2021New Processes for approvals of human participant research

    On November 22 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: Graduate students

    From: Charmaine B. Dean, Vice-President, Research and International

    Subject: New Processes for approvals of human participant research


    Based on the province’s most recent reopening plans and management of COVID-19 for the long term, the University of Waterloo is further adjusting our review and approval of human participant research activity.

  3. Nov. 18, 2021Resuming University-sanctioned international travel

    On November 19 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: Waterloo employees, Employees of the Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo, Graduate students

    From: James W.E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

    Subject: Resuming University-sanctioned international travel

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  1. Dec. 6, 2021Faculty of Arts: Graduate Studies Information Webinar
    Female student in yellow mask at a desk in lecture hall

    Are you considering graduate studies? 

    There are many options available when it comes to graduate school, and our upcoming graduate studies information session will help you to make sense of all of the opportunities available to you!

  2. Dec. 15, 2021Faculty of Arts: Master of Peace and Conflict Studies virtual info session
    Students in various settings

    The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program is a coursework-based, professional degree that empowers students with knowledge and skills to contribute to nonviolent peacebuilding. MPACS faculty, staff, and current students will be hosting a virtual information session Wednesday, December 15, 11:00am-12:00pm (EST).

    Join us on Zoom to learn about admission requirements, course options, internships, scholarships, and the graduate student experience.

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  1. June 20, 2021Professional Skills Foundations staff profile: Ileana Diaz
    Ileana Diaz

    Ileana Diaz has joined the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs team in the Graduate Professional Skills Program Specialist role to support the Professional Skills Foundations program! Join us in getting to know a bit more about Ileana.

  2. Nov. 22, 2020Engaging in Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Navya and her supervisor stand by Navya's poster presentation.

    Tell us a bit about yourself. What is/was your program and research focus?

  3. Oct. 18, 2020From Field to Film: Making Science Accessible

    We all care about our research. We think our projects are cool, our data is important, and the answers to our questions will save the world. We know the lingo, speak the language, and understand the background. We are immersed in our topic 24/7, 365 days a year, for what feels like forever. So when asked why other people should care about my research, and to explain it in only 60 seconds, I really had to stop and think. Because why WOULDN’T everyone care?!

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