Gerard Kyle will receive the Shaw-Mannell Leisure Research Award, for innovative, creative, and courageous research, and will provide a personal commentary reflecting on his observations of leisure research within the United States over the past 20 years
The seventh Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event organized and delivered by University of Waterloo students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Branch Library.
The second annual University of Waterloo Sport Management Case Competition will bring together teams of undergraduate students enrolled in sport-related disciplines from across the province as they work together to find solutions to a “real life” managerial issue facing a provincially-based sport organization.
Professor Justin Garcia of Indiana University examines romantic and sexual attitudes and behaviours of single adults in the digital age.
**Please note that the location of the lecture has been changed.
Professor Donna Chambers examines female sex tourism in the post-colonial world through the lens of whiteness theory.
Come touchdown with REC and enjoy a movie under the stars.
This Pop-Up Cinema event is free and all are welcome! Please bring your chair, blanket, etc. for seating.
Join us for this public lecture with Stephanie Jones, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, University of Georgia.
Dr. Mark Johnson and Dr. Tom Brock present their research on consumable virtual items purchased within video games and the debate around the effects of these "loot boxes". Do they risk creating a new generation of problem gamblers or are they lowering the threshold of gambling by integrating 'games of chance' into otherwise skill-based gaming experiences?
What happens on the field of play is life’s greatest classroom. Award-winning CBC Sports broadcaster Scott Russell discusses the potential of sport and play, and how it can shape a country and its citizens.
Formed as a chance for graduate students in the wide-ranging fields of recreation, leisure, tourism studies and therapeutic recreation to come together and share research and ideas, the Graduate Leisure Research Symposium is a forum to present to peers and faculty in a low-stress and supportive environment.
SoAR is a one-day event for graduate students to present on and dialogue about aging research with fellow students, faculty and research partners!
Iceland began ‘upstream’ prevention initiatives in the mid 1990s and have seen massive reductions in the use of cannabis, alcohol and tobacco amongst youth. Professor Alfgeir Kristjansson of Reykjavik University discusses the key elements of their sustained success.
In May 2017, renovations began on the second floor creating a brand new space for the faculty staff and students of the Department.