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. May 4, 2021Waterloo’s ITC Project honoured with 2021 Governor General’s Innovation Award

    The International Tobacco Control (ITC) Project at the University of Waterloo has been awarded one of six Governor General’s Innovation Awards for 2021. 

  2. Apr. 19, 2021Savanah Seaton talks about reconciliation

    Savanah Seaton, a MA student in our Industrial-Organizational area, is featured in the latest Waterloo News.  Savanah discusses her research, reconciliation, and ways to make the University of Waterloo and other workplaces more inclusive.

  3. Apr. 19, 2021Emma Green wins Ober Award

    Emma Green, a doctoral student in the Developmental Area, is this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Arts’ Ober Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student. The award recognizes the outstanding quality of Emma’s teaching and her dedication to undergraduate student education.

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  1. May 14, 2021PhD Oral Defence - Shiu Man Kwok

    Shiu Man Kwok's thesis is entitled: "Handle with Care: Agreeableness and Responses to Hurt Feelings."

    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. May 26, 2021PhD Oral Defence - Reem Tawfik

    Reem Tawfik's thesis is entitled: "The development of integrating number and proportion in probabilistic decision-making."

    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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