We're building healthy futures
Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, the Facullty of Health (formerly Applied Health Sciences) is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.
Where will the future take you?
In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.
Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in applied health sciences.
Interested in working with us? See positions available.
- June 1, 2020
Faculty members in the Faculty of Health have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Jan. 26, 2021
Flip-flops have a tendency to come off the foot entirely during slips in dry and wet conditions, contributing to a greater risk of injury, says a University of Waterloo study.
- Jan. 25, 2021
We asked public health expert Professor Zahid Butt to take us through what we’ve learned about COVID-19 in the year that has passed, and what we still need to learn in order to beat the virus.
- Jan. 27, 2021
Students panelists present an overview on the direct and indirect impacts of climate change on aquatic ecosystem structure and health, cyanobacteria bloom dynamics and the implementation of modern molecular techniques in understanding the risk of toxin production in cyanobacteria populations and assessment of water quality. Part of the Ideas to shape the future: Student Leaders in Climate Action and Research webinar series, presented by the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Faculty of Health.