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.

Monday, January 25, 2021

Q and A with the experts: One year of COVID-19 in Canada

Nurse wearing mask vaccinates older adult.

We asked public health expert Professor Zahid Butt to take us through what we’ve learned about COVID-19 in the year that has passed, and what we still need to learn in order to beat the virus.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Hannah Tait Neufeld named new Canada Research Chair

Hannah Tait Neufeld.

Hannah Tait Neufeld, a professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, has been awarded a new Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Health, Wellbeing and Food Environments from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Master's student named one of Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25

Manvi Bhalla

Manvi Bhalla, an MSc student in the School of Public Health and Health Systems, has been named one of the Top 25 Environmentalists Under 25 in Canada by The Starfish, an environmental youth advocacy group.

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.