News archive - October 2019

Monday, October 28, 2019

Evan Risko's research featured on CBC Radio

The Psychology Department's Evan Risko was interviewed on CBC radio show Spark.  Dr. Risko discussed how relying on technology can help and hinder memory.  You can listen to the full interview on CBC Radio

Monday, October 28, 2019

Geoffrey Fong received the 2019 CCRA award for Distinguished Service to Cancer Research

The Canadian Cancer Research Alliance has announced the recipients of their 2019 honours and Psychology's Geoffrey Fong is among the recipients. The CCRA biennial awards recognize individuals who have made a remarkable impact on cancer research and the cancer research community.  Congratulations!

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Igor Grossmann receives Joseph B. Gittler Award

Igor Grossman is the recipient of the 2019 Joseph B. Gittler Award from the American Psychological Foundation. This award recognizes psychologists “who are making and will continue to make scholarly contributions to the philosophical foundations of psychological knowledge.” He joins a highly esteemed list of past award winners including Jerome Bruner and Daniel Kahneman.  Congratulations Igor!

Friday, October 18, 2019

Daniela O'Neill's research on toy design and language development featured on UW homepage

Psychology's Daniella O'Neill's work on the role that toy design plays in language development in children is featured on the University of Waterloo homepage.  You can read the full article on the Canadian Journal of Speech-Language and Audiology (CJSLPA) website.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Hilary Bergsieker Nominated for KW Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Award

Psychology's own Dr. Hilary Bergsieker has been nominated for the K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year award in recognition for her “outstanding advancement to the field of STEM”

Hilary is one of 60 women in the community who will be recognized at a ceremony on Monday October 7th at Oktoberfesthaus at LOT42.

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