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. Feb. 12, 2021Wondering Why Some People Don't Follow the COVID-19 Rules?

    Dr. Christine Purdon answers questions about why some people aren't following Public Health guidelines regarding COVID-19 in today's Daily Bulletin.

  2. Jan. 21, 2021Dr. Wendi Adair's research on building work relationships remotely

    Dr. Wendi Adair's work on the challenges of building work relationships via zoom and other platforms is featured in The Conversation.

  3. Dec. 10, 2020Protecting Canadians' health without compromising their privacy

    Dr. Igor Grossman talks about Canada's COVID Alert system and how it can be made more effective in the fight against COVID-19.

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  1. Mar. 12, 2021PhD Oral Defense - Sam Hanig

    Sam Hanig's thesis is entitled: "Expanding the Role of Power in Employees’ Interpretations of and Reactions to Leader Behaviors."

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

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