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Oct. 27, 2016 School of Public Health and Health Systems encourages university and wider community to embrace Meatless Mondays

The School of Public Health and Health Systems (SPHHS) announced its support of the global Meatless Mondays initiative. Meatless Mondays is a means of encouraging plant-based choices, one day each week.


July 11, 2016 University of Waterloo awarded more than $8 million to study impact of e-cigarette policies

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have been awarded a grant of $8.8 million from the U.S. National Cancer Institute to evaluate the public-health impact of government policies to regulate tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and other vaporized nicotine products.

May 11, 2016 PhD candidate honoured with Rising Star Award Chi-Ling Joanna Sinn

Recognizing emerging health services and policy researchers

The CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (CIHR-IHSPR) announced this week that Waterloo PhD candidate Chi-Ling Joanna Sinn has received the 2016 CIHR-IHSPR Rising Star Award.

The Rising Star Award review committee selected this year’s winners for their excellence in research and/or knowledge translation, the innovation of their work and the potential impact of their work within the field of health services and policy research.