Friday, March 27, 2020

Coronavirus update

Stay up-to-date with the latest information and advisories on the coronavirus.

Faculty members are also available to comment in media on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Smart home thermostats can help monitor patient health

Older woman sits on couch using television remote.

Household smart thermostat sensors can be used to help monitor the health of older adults and home patients, according to results from a new University of Waterloo pilot study.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Leaders in aging research renewed as Schlegel Research Chairs

George Heckman, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, and Heather Keller, a professor in Kinesiology, are being renewed as Schlegel Research Chairs with the Research Institute for Aging (RIA).

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Oluwakemi Amodu joins UWaterloo as inaugural AMTD postdoctoral fellow

Kemi Amodu.

In a displaced-persons camp in northern Nigeria, many Hausa women of reproductive age are at risk of developing sexually transmitted infections (STI), causing them pain, infertility, miscarriages and marital conflict. Amodu's work will test the effectiveness of education and treatment services for STI prevention among women displaced by terrorism in Nigeria.

Monday, September 28, 2020

Vaping up, cigarette use down, among Canadian youth

Two youth in silhouette, vaping

While vaping increased significantly among Canadian youth over a six-year period, cigarette use remained stable or decreased, a University of Waterloo study says.

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