News archive - March 2021

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Legal Studies Society President Mackenzie Leclaire reflects on supporting undergraduate students amid the COVID-19 pandemic

The Legal Studies Society is known for its mission in supporting Legal Studies undergraduate students with law-related interests and aspirations. Upon learning that the COVID-19 pandemic had pushed most learning, services, and clubs online, the Legal Studies Society decided to increase the number of initiatives they typically create and use the remote opportunity to host a variety of virtual events that would reach students across different time zones and regions.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Advertising for the CRC position

The Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo is seeking to fill a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair and tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated (flexible) start date of January 2022. 

View the full details of the position on the CAUT advertising page.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Sociology PhD researcher Ashley Ryan investigates what motivates someone to pressure others

Ashley Ryan is a Sociology PhD candidate that focuses her research on crime and peer influence. To explore more of the topic she is researching, the motivations behind peer pressure and potential ways of decreasing peer pressure, the full story is covered on PhD researcher investigates what motivates someone to pressure others.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Sociology PhD Candidate Damian Sycz is working with Canadian police services as part of his dissertation research

Damian Sycz is a PhD candidate from the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies. Damian is working with the Canadian police services as part of his dissertation research for topics of why individuals decide to become police auxiliary constables and the ways in which police services can improve their recruitment tactics to target individuals with diverse backgrounds. 

To explore more of Damian's research work, the full profile could be found on Damian Sycz

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