News for Current students

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Joy Hutchinson receives 2021 Vanier Scholarship

Joy Hutchinson.

Joy Hutchinson, a Public Health and Health Systems doctoral student, has been awarded a prestigious 2021 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. The award is designed to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre of excellence in research and higher learning.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Understanding frailty will lead to better care for older adults

Nurse helping older man get up from walker

A team led by researchers from the University of Waterloo analyzed data from more than 24,000 community-dwelling older adults receiving home care in Ontario who were subsequently admitted into an intensive-care unit (ICU).

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Q and A with the experts: Cancer and exercise during a pandemic

Person doing an online exercise class.

What options do cancer survivors have during a pandemic when there are limited in-person training options and reduced access to exercise facilities? With National Cancer Survivors Day on June 6, Marina Mourtzakis, a Kinesiology professor who leads Waterloo’s Centre for Community, Clinical and Applied Research Excellence, examines how to exercise safely as a cancer survivor during or after treatment.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Sharon Kirkpatrick receives 2021 Faculty of Health Teaching Award

Sharon Kirkpatrick

Sharon Kirkpatrick, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, is the 2021 winner of the student-nominated Faculty of Health Teaching Award, which celebrates teaching excellence.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Sherry Dupuis appointed University Research Chair

Sherry Dupuis

Sherry Dupuis, a professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, has been appointed a University Research Chair (URC), effective July 1, 2021. The University established the title to recognize faculty members for exceptional achievement in a particular field of knowledge.

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