Events - 2014

Friday, December 12, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Please join us as we welcome our second speaker, Alison Chasteen, from the University of Toronto. Alison Chasteen conducts research on prejudice and social stigma across the adult lifespan. She will be speaking about the social and psychological aspects of aging.

Friday, December 12, 2014 — 8:30 AM EST
Architect's rendering of new Applied Health Sciences expansion building

Join us to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the new  AHS expansion building.

President and Vice-Chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur, Vice-President Academic & Provost Ian Orchard, and Dean James Rush invite you to attend a special celebration as they break ground for an exciting new phase in Applied Health Sciences.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 — 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

We invite faculty at the University of Waterloo to participate in a research day workshop: The Aging Workforce and Injury in Physically Demanding Work: Gaps and Opportunities for Research. It will be hosted by the Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD).

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST

Sir Michael Marmot has led research groups on health inequalities for over 35 years, and is widely seen as a leader in the study of the social determinants of health.

Monday, November 3, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Please join us as we welcome our first speaker, Lynn Hasher, from the University of Toronto. Lynn Hasher conducts research on aging and cognition. She will be speaking about the neuroscience of aging.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 — 5:30 PM EDT

A panel discussion of youth-led startups from the University of Waterloo moderated by AHS alumnus Rohit Ramchandani (BSc '04, Health Studies), Founder and principal at Antara Global Health Advisors.  

Featuring student panelists: 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

The Faculties of Science, Engineering and Applied Health Sciences invite the public to attend an evening lecture and discussion to explore the science behind the Ebola virus. Please register for a ticket to attend this free event.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

New exercise and physical activity recommendations for individuals with osteoporosis

Learn what the experts think you should include in your exercise program to prevent bone loss and falls, and increase muscle strength.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Colonel Chris Hadfield is shown performing the BP Reg experiment, one of two Waterloo-based experiments conducted by Hadfield during his five-month mission on the International Space Station. Photo: NASA

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Join members of University of Waterloo's Geriatric Health Systems Research Group to discuss what our findings suggest patients, family members, and health care providers can do to make transitions in care as smooth as possible.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
The objective of the Café Scientifique is for health researchers and community health agency practitioners to share how the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW), housed at the University of Waterloo, can be used to track the wellbeing of Ontarians to ensure better health and quality of life outcomes for all. Moderated by CBC host Craig Norris, audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions and contribute their views. Free admission and light refreshments will be served. All welcome!
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences hosts its third annual Graduate Student Research Conference featuring keynote by Dr. Jim Dunn on Cross-Sectoral Knowledge Mobilization & Population Health: Research, Politics, Roles & Institutions.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 — 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM EDT

University of Waterloo TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences is presented in partnership with The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, and is a day of hands-on workshops to help grade 10 and 11 high school students explore the wide variety of careers in the field of health sciences.

Thursday, April 10, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 5:45 PM EDT
Spring in Kitsilano image
Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences invites the AHS community to an exclusive Vancouver AHS Alumni Reception.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 — 5:30 PM EDT
AHS students at Grad Class Send-off event

Applied Health Sciences graduating students are invited to join special alumni guests Bob Hunter (BSc '76, Kinesiology), Janette Smith (BSc '87, Health), Charlie Johnstone (BA '90, Recreation and Business), their favourite AHS professors, and Dean Susan Elliott, as they offer congratulations and inspiring words of advice.

Monday, February 24, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST
Lana and Andrew

AHS alumni and current grad students Lana Vanderlee and Andrew Mitchell, along with colleagues created a non-profit organization called Bringing About Better Understanding, or BABU, a Nepali term meaning “little boy.”

On February 24th you are invited to hear their story behind starting BABU and how they turned their passion into change.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Photo of Ami Richter

Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences invites the AHS community to an exclusive Waterloo alumni event, featuring AHS grad Ami Richter (RLS ’01) founder of LUG.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Rohit Ramchandani

Join us for a talk and an exclusive screening of the new documentary The Cola Road, featuring the work of University of Waterloo Applied Health Studies alumnus Rohit Ramchandani (BSc ’04). Rohit is founder and principal at Antara Global Health Advisors

Friday, February 7, 2014 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Joon Lee

Fuelled by the "perfect storm" of recent innovations in information technology, we are entering a new era of data-driven healthcare. Big Data are constantly being generated from all aspects of our everyday lives, and once efficiently stored and organized, they have tremendous potential in optimizing healthcare.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST
Alum Gaby Sabados with AHS students

Join over 25 AHS alumni as they return to campus to share their experiences, offer career insight, and speak with you and your fellow classmates about what to expect once you have graduated from Waterloo.

In small groups, you’ll be able to meet and talk with alumni, ask questions, and find jobs that interest you.  After the “speed networking” component, you will have the opportunity to follow up and speak with any of our alumni guests over a bite to eat.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Rohit in Zambia
Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences invites the AHS community to an exclusive screening of the new documentary The Cola Road, featuring the work of AHS grad Rohit Ramchandani (BSc ’04).

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