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May 5, 2016

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Ontario Psychology Undergraduate Thesis Conference 2016

WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY!

Psychology at Laurier is an energetic and growing research-intensive department of 33 full-time faculty members and approximately 90 PhD and Masters students. Our faculty members are strong researchers with external grant support and international reputations. Our graduate students have outstanding academic records and enthusiasm for research, and many are also externally funded by scholarships and grants. Our graduate programs are designed to prepare students for careers in research and teaching, or for applied opportunities in various community and social agencies; our undergraduate programs provide comprehensive education and training in psychology and neuroscience.

GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Behavioural Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience
Community Psychology
Developmental Psychology
Social Psychology


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS

Psychology touches almost every aspect of our lives.† As society has become more complex, psychology has assumed an increasingly important role in answering questions about our functioning, abilities, and behaviour. The Psychology program at Laurier is structured to ensure that students are exposed to the breadth of content that exists within the discipline while still permitting sufficient flexibility for students to pursue their own particular interests. More undergraduate program information.


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People at Laurier

Dr. Geoff Nelson, Psychology Department Dr. Geoffrey Nelson is Professor of Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario. He has served as Senior Editor of the Canadian Journal of Community Mental Health and Chair of the Community Psychology Section of the Canadian Psychological Association. Dr. Nelson was the recipient in 1999 of the Harry MacNeill award for innovation in community mental health from the American Psychological Foundation. Dr. Nelson was named the University Research Professor for 2004-2005.

Dr. Geoff Nelson
Psychology Department