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Social Sciences - 22.02.2024
Reimagining our history with Indigenous futurisms

Health - Social Sciences - 09.02.2024
Expanding community connections for Black students to flourish

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 07.02.2024
The long journey of a child who died over 2,000 years ago
The long journey of a child who died over 2,000 years ago
UdeM's Department of Anthropology hosted a delegation from the Consulate General of Mexico in Montreal for a ceremony marking the return of Mesoamerican human remains.

Social Sciences - Research Management - 07.02.2024
3 things you didn't know about community-partnered research projects
3 things you didn’t know about community-partnered research projects
Research partnerships are a powerful way to foster meaningful relationships and create impactful solutions to common challenges.

Social Sciences - Campus - 05.02.2024
Empowering Black youth to pursue STEM

Social Sciences - Campus - 01.02.2024
Reimagining international partnerships

Social Sciences - Campus - 01.02.2024
The importance of Black History Month

Social Sciences - Career - 01.02.2024
'How do we build community?' Western prof studies sites of social connection
’How do we build community?’ Western prof studies sites of social connection
You're out of work - retired, unemployed or between gigs - and need to get out of your home. Where do you go for connection? Western health sciences professor Debbie Laliberte Rudman is finding out.

Social Sciences - 29.01.2024
UBC experts on Black History Month
UBC experts on Black History Month

Health - Social Sciences - 25.01.2024
Waterloo kinesiology researcher receives $1 million PHAC grant 

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 23.01.2024
AI meets citizen science to unlock the nature of storytelling
First-of-its-kind project aims to reveal purpose of storytelling across cultures with transparent artificial intelligence and community collaboration A new project led by McGill researchers seeks to understand one of humanity's oldest practices and most powerful tools-storytelling.

Health - Social Sciences - 22.01.2024
Inside Canada’s national dementia strategy
Where legislation meets implementation, Dr. Carrie McAiney champions the involvement of those living with dementia, and discusses the challenges that lie ahead By Jordan Flemming University Relations Dementia is a significant public health issue in Canada.

Social Sciences - History / Archeology - 22.01.2024
Knowing our history to know ourselves

Social Sciences - Law - 18.01.2024
LGBTQI+ rights in Tunisia: repressive laws and free speech
LGBTQI+ rights in Tunisia: repressive laws and free speech
An UdeM sociology professor who studies issues facing LGBTQI+ communities in Tunisia highlights their challenges, hopes and struggles.

Social Sciences - 16.01.2024
How does owning a mobile phone impact infant health?

Social Sciences - 11.01.2024
AI to help municipal officials sift through social media noise
As communities grow and technology advances, planners of "smart cities" have turned to social media as an additional way of garnering residents' feedback.

Sport - Social Sciences - 10.01.2024
Reconciliation and cross-culture relationship building through hockey

Health - Social Sciences - 09.01.2024
Opinion: From lab coats to advocacy
Navigating science, advocacy and the pursuit of global health equity amidst climate change at COP28 By Shahan Salim Faculty of Health During COP28, as I traversed the intricate maze of the event, my mind grappled with the multifaceted nature of my role as an observer.

Health - Social Sciences - 08.01.2024
Expert insight: Did neighbourhood amenities impact youth mental health in the pandemic?
Youth in suburban neighbourhoods were more likely to report changes to their mental health and stress levels By Alexander Wray, Gina Martin, Jamie Seabrook, Jason Gilliland, Kendra Nelson Ferguson, Stephanie Coen, Special to Western News, By Alexander Wray, Gina Martin, Jamie Seabrook, Jason Gilliland, Kendra Nelson Ferguson, Stephanie Coen, Special to Western News, During the COVID-19 pandemic, youth as a population group reported some of the largest declines in their mental health compared to other age groups in Canada.

Social Sciences - 20.12.2023
Schools aren’t addressing online sexual violence adequately, Western research finds
Schools and teachers play a critical role in equipping students with the skills to understand, respond to, and prevent sexual violence in safe and healthy ways.

Social Sciences - Health - 19.12.2023
Expert insight: Meaningful social interactions are the only ’cure’ for loneliness
'Tis the season for friends and family, which could be crucial for combatting loneliness, but one Western researcher says we should strive to maintain social connections at all times of the year.

Environment - Social Sciences - 18.12.2023
Ahead of the flames
Preparing Canadian homes and communities to limit the growing risk of wildfire In 2023, Canada experienced a wildfire season of unprecedented scale, shattering the previous record set in 1995 by twof

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 14.12.2023
'Long time coming': Philosophy professor laid groundwork to equalize leave for adoptive families
’Long time coming’: Philosophy professor laid groundwork to equalize leave for adoptive families
It's been almost five years since philosophy professor Carolyn McLeod and a team of researchers at Western released a report arguing for equal parental benefits for adoptive families and others who provide permanency to children, to ensure they have time to attach to their new parents.

Environment - Social Sciences - 12.12.2023
UBC Forestry to launch Centre for Wildfire Coexistence
UBC Forestry to launch Centre for Wildfire Coexistence

Health - Social Sciences - 11.12.2023
New award honours global work of prof through Western Heads East  
New award honours global work of prof through Western Heads East  

Social Sciences - Health - 11.12.2023
Nursing professor uses research, lived experience to improve newcomer health care
Nursing professor uses research, lived experience to improve newcomer health care

Social Sciences - 11.12.2023
International Mountain Day
International Mountain Day

Social Sciences - Campus - 10.12.2023
Uniting against gender-based violence

Social Sciences - Health - 07.12.2023
Amplifying diverse voices in STEM
Waterloo alumni's experience with disability and the power of community inspire the creation of STEM with Disabilities  By Sarah Fullerton Faculty of Science The impact of community can often be overlooked or dismissed.

Social Sciences - Campus - 07.12.2023
All the wisdom beyond books

Social Sciences - Campus - 06.12.2023
Engineering students honour female victims

Social Sciences - 06.12.2023
Forced - or forbidden - to become pregnant
Violence against women takes many forms, including reproductive coercion: control over a woman's reproductive choices by her spouse or family.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 05.12.2023
Growing Waterloo’s connections in Africa

Life Sciences - Social Sciences - 04.12.2023
Expert insight: 'The Elephant Whisperers' payment controversy puts spotlight on documentaries
Expert insight: ’The Elephant Whisperers’ payment controversy puts spotlight on documentaries

Social Sciences - 04.12.2023
National Philanthropy Day thank-a-thon sparks memories and more

Social Sciences - 01.12.2023
Caught in the middle
Women with disabilities who experience intimate-partner violence face substantial barriers when they decide to leave their partners.

Social Sciences - Career - 30.11.2023
Empowering growth for Waterloo staff

Campus - Social Sciences - 30.11.2023
Celebrating the inaugural recipients of the Western Research Excellence Awards 
Celebrating the inaugural recipients of the Western Research Excellence Awards 

Social Sciences - Campus - 29.11.2023
Addressing reports of hate on our campuses

Health - Social Sciences - 28.11.2023
First-in-Canada tool by Western-led team helps women experiencing partner violence 
First-in-Canada tool by Western-led team helps women experiencing partner violence 
Topics First-in-Canada tool by Western-led team helps women experiencing partner violence More than 40 per cent of Canadian women experience intimate partner violence at some point in their lives.

Social Sciences - Campus - 24.11.2023
The power of community and collaboration

Health - Social Sciences - 24.11.2023
Inspiring Canadians to re-imagine their neighbourhoods
"Social connectedness is the best thing we can do for our health and well-being"  By Jenna Braun Faculty of Health Our neighbourhoods are essential spaces for physical activity and social connectedness.

Health - Social Sciences - 24.11.2023
Cumming School of Medicine adopts ambitious new transdisciplinary strategy
Cumming School of Medicine adopts ambitious new transdisciplinary strategy

Social Sciences - 23.11.2023
Making a difference with hockey

Social Sciences - Campus - 20.11.2023
Building an interconnected village of support

Social Sciences - Campus - 17.11.2023
Emerging scholars are pushing research boundaries
Waterloo welcomes first cohort of postdoctoral scholars to receive funding from Provost fellowship programs  By Marta Bailey Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs The University of Waterloo welcom

Social Sciences - 17.11.2023
Now Innovating: Celebrating UCeed and social impact Watch Publication News | What Do We Know About Shareholders’ Potential to Solve Environmental and Social Problems?

Social Sciences - Art and Design - 16.11.2023
UVic awarded $8M Canada Excellence Research Chair
UVic awarded $8M Canada Excellence Research Chair

Social Sciences - 15.11.2023
Raising awareness on gender-based violence

Social Sciences - 14.11.2023
Community stepping up for co-op students at non-profits this Giving Tuesday
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