News archive - 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Call for Poster Presentations for NAR Symposium

The Network for Aging Research (NAR) at the University of Waterloo is hosting the inaugural NAR Symposium on October 27, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – providing a unique forum for students to network with faculty and present their aging-related research projects.

Undergraduate and graduate students are asked to submit a poster presentation abstract (up to 200 words) by the submission deadline: Monday, October 5 at 5:00 p.m.

Monday, June 1, 2015

Karl Pillemer gave two presentations at the University of Waterloo

On May 29, 2015, Karl Pillemer visited the University of Waterloo from Cornell University and gave two presentations based on his aging-focused research. For more information about Karl's research and presentations, please see the event webpage.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

NAR seed grant recipients announced

We are pleased to announce that eight faculty members were awarded seed grants of $10,000 each for their aging-focused research projects.

Thank you to all of the faculty members who submitted an application for the NAR Emerging Scholar Mentorship Grant

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Technophobia may keep older adults from using apps to manage diabetes

Despite showing interest in web or mobile apps to help manage their Type 2 diabetes, only a small number of older adults actually use them, says a new study from the University of Waterloo.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Alzheimer Awareness Month

Blog posted by Community Relations and Events

At the University of Waterloo our research positively impacts our society and the lives of those in our community. At the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP), in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, research and educational activities are integrated in an effort to improve dementia care practices in Canada.