Friday, December 16, 2016 — 1:00 PM EST

TITLE:    Multilingualism and Cognitive Resilience in the Nun Study. Is this association modified by indicators of cognitive and brain reserve?

Friday, December 16, 2016 — 11:00 AM EST

TITLE:    General views on antidepressants and patients’ experiences with drug treatment in depression: A scoping review

Thursday, December 15, 2016 — 1:00 PM EST

TITLE:    Dietary Exposure Assessment and Contaminants Biomonitoring in the Dehcho Region, Northwest Territories: Exploring the Relationship Between Contaminants Exposure, Nutritional Status, and Traditional Food Consumption

Thursday, December 15, 2016 — 12:30 PM EST

TITLE:    Food safety attitudes & self-reported behaviours in undergraduate students at the University of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada)

Thursday, December 15, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Lecture poster, details in text below.

Julie Robillard, PhD Assistant Professor of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Dr. Robillard is an affiliated researcher of the AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence and Vice-chair of the Ethical, Legal, Social Impacts Committee of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 — 9:30 AM EST

TITLE:    Examining the impact of a restrictive retail food environment intervention on pharmacy sales over time in Baddeck, Nova Scotia

Monday, December 12, 2016 — 8:30 AM EST

TITLE:    “The ultimate goal is the best health possible”: exploring collaborations between the food safety and food security sectors in British Columbia, Canada

Monday, December 5, 2016 — 1:00 PM EST
The SPHHS GSA is pleased to host Jack Bell of the University of Queensland, Australia for a talk entitled: Implementation Science; A Pracademics Perspective.

All students and faculty are welcome! 

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 1:00 PM EST

TITLE:    The REFRESH STUDY -  Recreation Environment and Food Research: Experiences from Hockey.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 1:00 PM EST

TITLE:     Using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis to explore Chronic Pain in those who are Self-Employed or Teleworking

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

A lunch social arranged within SPHHS for graduate students, staff and faculty to interact and socialize.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 10:30 AM EST

Join us for the last Graduate Seminar of the Term. Leila Jalali and Lesley Johnston will present their research work.


 Leila:  Investigation of the Effects of Wind Turbine Noise on General Health and  Sleep Disturbance

Lesley: Multi-sectorial and cross-jurisdictional capacity development activities as catalysts for health systems policy change in Mongolia

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 5:30 PM EST

The Meatless Monday movement is here!

If you're concerned about the environment, health, or want to learn more then come out on November 28th for the launch of #UW_MeatlessMondays

We have a discussion panel lined up with experts from:

-Faculty of Health Sciences – Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick (SPSSH)
-Faculty of the Environment – Dr. Steffanie Scott (Geography)
-Dietician from Campus Wellness Services

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Geoffrey Fong

Tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of death in the world and is projected to kill one billion people this century.

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

A lunch social arranged within SPHHS for graduate students, staff and faculty to interact and socialize.

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 10:30 AM EST
Join us for a Graduate Research Seminar with Dr. Martin Cooke. 
Title: The Healthy Weights Connection: a systems approach to reducing risk of obesity among urban First Nations and Métis children
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST
We will be holding our monthly FREE coffee break this Wednesday November 23rd from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm in LHS 1623. This is a great chance for you to drop in and catch up with others in the department, even if just for a few minutes.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Thesis title
Mental health inpatient use over time: Identifying characteristics associated with increased use following index admission

Thursday, November 17, 2016 — 10:30 AM EST

Join us for a Graduate Seminar featuring the research work of Mehrnaz Mostafapour and Katelyn Godin.

Topics:  An introduction on the role of cognitive biases in medical decision making (Mehrnaz) & A million (+) shades of grey: How to apply systematic search methods to grey literature (Katelyn).

Time: Thursday, 10:30-11:25pm

Thursday, November 17, 2016 — 10:00 AM EST

Masters Students: Are you applying to the Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's (CGS-M)? As you are likely aware, the deadline is coming up fast!

If you would like to speak to successful applicants from past years or would like to see some successful applications, we will be holding an informal drop-in information session TOMORROW. Please come to BMH 1005 from 10-10:30 am or from 11:30 to noon on Thursday, November 17th (before and after the SPHHS Grad Seminar). 

Friday, May 6, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

With a focus on aging research, SoAR is a one-day meeting for engaging with graduate student research beyond disciplinary and professional boundaries, and across areas of expertise. It is hosted BY graduate students FOR graduate students. For full conference details and registration, please visit Network for Aging Research - Symposium on Aging Research (SoAR).

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Join AHS alumni as they return to campus to share their experiences, offer career insight, and speak with you and your fellow classmates about what to expect once you have graduated from Waterloo.

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