Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo

Associate Professor, Kinesiology; Associate Director

Board Member


Contact Information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x48311
Location: BMH 1116

Associate Professor | Kinesiology, Faculty of Health

Dr. Ewa Niechwiej-Szwedo completed her graduate work at the University of Toronto and joined the University of Waterloo in 2012. Her research program is grounded in systems neuroscience and focuses on discovering the fundamental mechanisms involved in the central nervous system control of eye and hand movements across the lifespan. She has expertise in the field of visuomotor neuroscience, including gaze behaviour, hand-eye coordination, motor skill development and learning. 

Graduate Supervision: Accepting graduate students. 

Selected Publications:

  • Tapper, A., Gonzalez,D., *Nouredanesh, M., Niechwiej-Szwedo, E. Pupillometry provides a psychophysiological index of arousal level and cognitive effort during the performance of a visual-auditory dual-task in individuals with a history of concussion. Vision Research. 2021, 184:43-51.
  • Lin G, *Al Ani R, Niechwiej-Szwedo E. Age-related deficits in binocular vision are associated with poorer inhibitory control in healthy older adults. Frontiers in Neuroscience. 2020, 14: 605267.
  • Mroczkowski, C.A., Niechwiej-Szwedo, E. Stereopsis contributes to the predictive control of grip forces during prehension. Experimental Brain Research, 2021, 239(4):1345-1358.