Future graduate students

Graduate studies at the forefront of health research

University of Waterloo Kinesiology and Health Sciences was the first department of Kinesiology and is now one of the most established departments of its kind in the world.

Spanning the disciplines of neuroscience, biomechanics and physiology and nutrition, our research on human health and movement ranges from cellular work that examines the mechanisms of movement, illness and injury, to exploring movement behaviour in the context of society.

Your future

Our graduates go on to successful careers in healthcare, movement and rehabilitation sciences, industry, government, research and teaching.

Read our alumni career stories

During his MSc Kinesiology in the Multisensory Brain and Cognition Lab, Siyavash researched motion sickness to try and determine when and how someone may get sick.

 

Why Waterloo? 

Canada's most innovative university for over a quarter of century, the University of Waterloo is a global leader for hands-on, experiential learning and comprehensive research. Our one-of-a-kind entrepreneurship ecosystem is fueled by our creator-owned intellectual property policy and our full spectrum of support.

Learn more about Waterloo campus and city

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See our students in action

Video of Matt Vonk's winning three minute thesis presentation.

See our graduate students present their research with just one slide and three minutes.