Like many people in April, Vision Science Alumnus Hendrik Walther had to cancel travel plans. But this wasn’t going to be an ordinary trip. The clinical scientist in Waterloo’s Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE) and co-founder/CEO of OcuBlink Inc. was to join more than 30,000 others in fulfilling a runner’s dream of participating in the Boston Marathon.
Yesterday afternoon, 17 graduate students presented their research in just three minutes, using one static slide in the Science Faculty 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. While this task may sound daunting, the competitors were well suited for the task, delivering interesting and captivating research presentations on a variety of topics, from microbes to black holes, and everything in between!
Today is Bell Let’s Talk Day, and we’re joining in to help create positive change.
Mental illness affects people of all ages and from all walks of life. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, one in five people in Canada will experience a mental health issue or illness in any given year.
As part of our initiatives to promote positive mental health across the Faculty of Science, we have collected some resources, so that if you need resources know where to turn.