News archive - 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

Psychology Graduate Student Wins President's Community Impact Award

Robin Mazumder, a Ph.D candidate in the Psychology department received a President's Community Impact Award on December 13, 2018.  Robin was recognized for his work with the City of Kitchener Cycling & Trails Advisory Committee and as Guest Librarian to the Kitchener Public Library in 2016. He partnered with the Waterloo Region Local Health Integration Network and the Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre to make light therapy lamps available at all KPL locations and to the Waterloo campus.  Congratulations Robin!

Friday, December 14, 2018

Dr. Myra Fernandes' research featured in Time Magazine

Dr. Fernandes' work on memory is featured in the latest issue of Time Magazine.  The article highlights the importance of drawing to boost memory particularly for older people.  

Monday, December 3, 2018

Undergraduate Poster Fair Highlights Student Research

Psychology Undergraduate Student Poster Presenters

Senior undergraduate students in Psychology presented their work on Friday November 30 in the EV3 Atrium.

  

Undergraduate presenters: Jordan Mehravar, Laura Howes, and Sarah Southcott-Whyte

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Drawing has a surprisingly powerful influence on memory

Dr. Fernandes's research on the effects of drawing on memory, especially in older adults, is featured in The British Psychological Society Research Digest.

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Centre celebrates 10 years of evidence-based treatment for better mental health

A counsellor works with a client

The University of Waterloo was one of the first in Canada to have its own in-house training facility for their clinical psychology PhD program. Today, the Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment celebrates 10 years of excellence in research, practice and treatment services on campus and in the regional community.

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