Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo

Our faculty are internationally renowned and our graduate and undergraduate programs are consistently ranked among the top departments in Canada. Our department conducts high-impact research in each of the six major subdivisions of psychology listed below.

  1. Jan. 14, 2022UW Psychology Professor Geoffrey Fong featured on the latest "Beyond the Bulletin" Podcast

    Dr. Fong discusses the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project, and its role in helping prevent smoking-related deaths worldwide.

    Click here for a link to the podcast.

  2. Jan. 5, 2022UW Clinical Psychology Professor Dillon Browne featured in recent CBC News Interview

    Dr. Dillon Browne joined CBC Kitchener-Waterloo's The Morning Edition to talk about what parents should and should not say to their teens who may be feeling angry as a result of the pandemic.

    Click here for a full link to the interview. 

  3. Jan. 4, 2022Psychology Professor Geoffrey Fong named to the Order of Canada

    Geoffrey Fong, a professor in the Department of Psychology cross-appointed to the School of Public Health Sciences at Waterloo, was appointed to be an officer of the Order of Canada. Fong is the founder and chief principal investigator of the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC project), leading a team of more than 150 researchers across 31 countries covering more than half of the world’s population.

    Click here for a link to the full article featured in Waterloo News.

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  1. Feb. 2, 2022PhD Oral Defence - Yichu (Craig) Zhou

    Craig Zhou's thesis is entitled: “Reading aloud as a distinctive context: Examination of the production effect as a context-based memory effect.”

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defences are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

  2. Feb. 9, 2022PhD Oral Defence - Cameron Smith

    Cameron Smith's thesis is entitled: Baring Your Soul: The Good, The Bad, and The Bad Again.”

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Waterloo PhD defences are being held remotely and are only open to the committee members, candidate, and the candidate's invited guests.

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