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Mar. 3, 2015 The F-word you need more of at work – or get fired Leadership is half the story

Leadership has boomed into its own industry. The US alone spends over $14 billion a year on it; you can get a PhD in it; and we promote it to kids as the way to get ahead in life. But new research from a University of Waterloo lecturer and his wife reveals there might be something most employees are overlooking and, if you don’t do it well, will probably get you fired.

Feb. 27, 2015 Intimate partners with low self-esteem stay in unhappy relationships

People with low self-esteem are more likely to stay in unhappy relationships, suggests new research from the University of Waterloo.

Sufferers of low self-esteem tend not to voice relationship complaints with their partner because they fear rejection.

Feb. 25, 2015 Young carers need more support, says study

Children and youth who help care for family members with special needs are not adequately supported by community service agencies, according to new research from the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) at the University of Waterloo.  Estimates suggest that up to 12 per cent of Canadians under the age of 25 are young carers.

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