Thursday, October 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.


 

Monday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Three times more Canadian teens gambling online

Three times more Canadian teenagers are gambling online than previously thought, according research from the University of Waterloo and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

Researchers found close to 10 per cent of adolescents—or an estimated 58,000 teenagers— had gambled online in the past three months. Earlier reports suggested the rate was closer to 3 per cent.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Two Waterloo health researchers recognized as top in country

David Hammond and Scott Leatherdale.

Two University of Waterloo researchers specializing in population health are winners of the prestigiousTrailblazer Award, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research’s Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH) announced today.

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