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Monday, May 25, 2020

Harrison Oakes wins the Governor General's Gold Medal

Harrison Oakes was recently awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal for Highest Standing in a Doctoral Program.  Our newly minted Dr.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Coronavirus update

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Myra Fernandes becomes President of national society

Dr. Myra Fernandes has been elected President of the Canadian Society for Brain Behaviour & Cognitive Sciences for a 2-year term.  The Society functions to advance Canadian research in cognitive psychology and behavioural neuroscience, and to communicate innovative new findings within academia and with the general public.  

Thursday, July 2, 2020

James Dackert's new book is now available

Dr. James Danckert's new book, Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom, is now available.  The book deals with what causes boredom and how to benefit from boredom. Perfect quarantine reading!  Dr.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Psychological research that addresses racial bias in policing

Recent events have drawn renewed attention to the persistent crisis of police violence against people of colour - particularly black, brown, and Indigenous people. As we experience the damage that this crisis has inflicted on so many lives and communities within North America, many of us are searching for reliable sources of information to illuminate the root causes of the problem in order to build towards constructive interventions. 

Friday, May 29, 2020

CMHRT has re-opened their intake

CMHRT has re-opened their intake and are accepting referrals for current telepsychological services and future in person services

At the CMHRT, we are continuing to abide by directives from the University of Waterloo, which has suspended all in-person course-related activities and is asking all UW employees, faculty and students to work from home where possible. 

Monday, May 25, 2020

Harrison Oakes wins the Governor General's Gold Medal

Harrison Oakes was recently awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal for Highest Standing in a Doctoral Program.  Our newly minted Dr. Oakes' thesis was entitled "Closets breed suspicion: Environments that stigmatize concealable identities raise doubts about claims to contrasting non-stigmatized identities." Congratulations Harrison!

Harrison shared his thoughts on the award: 

Monday, May 25, 2020

Risk and Resilience in Family Well-Being During COVID-19

Dillon Browne has published an article in American Psychologist that discusses the challenges facing families during the current pandemic as well as the long ranging consequences of those challenges.  

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Supporting patient and clinician mental health during COVID-19

Dillon Browne, Marjory Philips and their co-authors have published an article in Canadian Family Physician about supporting patient and clinician mental health during COVID-19 via trauma-informed interdisciplinary systems.  

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