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 17, 2021Canadian Cancer Society honours Geoffrey Fong's research leadership

    The Canadian Cancer Society has just announced that Professor Geoffrey Fong is the 2021 recipient of the O. Harold Warwick Prize for outstanding research achievements in cancer control in Canada. The prize recognizes Fong’s leadership of the International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC Project).

  2. 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. 

  3. 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.

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  1. 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.

  2. July 12, 2021PhD Oral Defence - Shane Littrell

    Shane Littrell's thesis is entitled: "The psychology of bullshitting: Measurement, correlates, and outcomes of the propensity to mislead others."

    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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