News archive - 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010

Students honoured with President’s Circle Awards for leadership and volunteerism

Andrew Robertson and Azra Premji honoured with Presidents Circle Awards for Leadership. Robertson has been labelled as a “tireless leader” and Premji an excellent and faithful volunteer for many years.

See full list of recipients

Monday, November 22, 2010

Professor shares insights on spine biomechanics and injury prevention at national Canada Research Chair conference

Four top researchers at the University of Waterloo, including kinesiology’s Jack P. Callaghan, Canada Research Chair in spine biomechanics and injury prevention, spoke at a conference in Toronto, positioning Canada as an international leader in research and development.

See news release

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Pat Bishop comments on causes and prevention of concussions

Education and enforcement: keys to preventing concussions

Monday, October 25, 2010

Visit by astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk highlights experiences in space and health research collaborations with AHS

Canadian Space Agency astronaut Dr. Robert Thirsk visited the University of Waterloo and the Village of Winston Park to discuss his six-month experience on board the International Space Station and what life in outer space may teach us about maintaining good health here on Earth.

Saturday, October 23, 2010

AHS honours campus advisor and Olympic medalist

In October 2010, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences was proud to recognize the contributions made by two outstanding alumni to the health and well-being of society.

For achieving international prominence in Women’s Rugby and in bobsleigh–culminating with Canada’s first ever women’s bobsleigh gold medal at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, and for dedicated public service in Canada and abroad, the faculty honoured Heather Moyse with the 2010 AHS Young Alumni Award.