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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Faculty of Health receives funding for dementia search-and-rescue initiative

Dean Lili Liu at podium with Minister Bill Blair beside her

The federal government announced $2.1 million in funding over three years for a search-and-rescue project led by Lili Liu, Waterloo public health researcher and Dean of the Faculty of Health.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Planting the seeds of reconciliation

Dean Lili Liu presents a beaded medallion to Elder Myeengun Henry

Even before the commitment was made on paper and then solidified in ceremony, talk of Indigenous reconciliation had been taking place in the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Health. However, it took the hire of an Indigenous Knowledge Keeper to give shape to a process that is sometimes not well understood and often difficult to begin.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Canada lags behind other countries in providing school food programs to children in need

Cafeteria-style food servings, including apples and green vegetables

A University of Waterloo-led international study of more than 10,000 children in six different countries found that approximately half of all students received breakfast or lunch at school in countries such as the United States or Chile. However, only five per cent of students in Canada participated in a school meal program.

Monday, May 2, 2022

Researchers use survey data to uncover pandemic mental health insights

Person anxiously looking out of window with blinds

A deep dive into mental health survey data by researchers at the University of Waterloo shows that almost a quarter of Canadians are still reporting anxiety and suggests that the mental health impact of the pandemic might still be observed for a few years to come.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

New approach to advance care planning preferred by Canadian long-term care residents

Physician holds patient's hands.

Researchers have developed a better way to support end-of-life planning in long-term care homes, according to a recent study.

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