News archive - 2019

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Stuart McGill appointed to Order of Canada

Stuart McGill in biomechanics lab.

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, has announced 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada including Professor Emeritus Stuart McGill of the University of Waterloo's Department of Kinesiology.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Michael Barnett-Cowan receives Early Researcher Award

Michael Barnett-Cowan

Kinesiology Professor Michael Barnett-Cowan is one of 11 University of Waterloo researchers to receive an Early Researcher Award from the Ontario government to advance Ontario’s k

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Remembering Donald Ranney

Dr. Donald Ranney with students in anatomy lab.

Donald A. Ranney, professor emeritus in Waterloo Department of Kinesiology, passed away on September 9 at the age of 87. Ranney established the University of Waterloo's School of Anatomy and taught thousands of students during his twenty year career at Waterloo.

Monday, August 12, 2019

Kinesiology researcher receives infrastructure award

Paolo Dominelli

Kinesiology Professor Paolo Dominelli has received $100,000 from the Canada Foundation for Innovation’s John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF) for his integrative physiology laboratory to study sex differences during exercise.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

New CIHR grant to study exercise for osteoporosis

Lora Giangregorio

Kinesiology Professor Lora Giangregorio is one of three University of Waterloo researchers to receive a 2019 spring competition grant from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR). The findings from her project, called ‘Finding the optimal resistance training intensity for your bones: A randomized controlled trial (FORTIFY Bones),’ will help people with osteoporosis make informed decisions about exercise.