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Social Sciences - Career - 05.12.2022
Paying attention to freedom
Waterloo Engineering alumni and a student reflect on the Montreal Massacre By Charlotte Danby Faculty of Engineering It has been 33 years since a gunman shot and killed 14 women at the École Polytechnique de Montréal on December 6, 1989.

Social Sciences - Innovation - 02.12.2022

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 01.12.2022

Social Sciences - Event - 01.12.2022

Social Sciences - Health - 30.11.2022
Steep fall in implementation of physical activity policy in Ontario schools
Steep fall in implementation of physical activity policy in Ontario schools
Low on time and confidence, less than a quarter of teachers use DPA guideline, finds survey co-authored by Western researchers Children have become less physically active in school, despite teachers recognizing the importance of daily movement.

Social Sciences - Campus - 30.11.2022
Helping students appreciate their cultural and intersectional identities
Meet Dr. Sandra Lopez-Rocha from the Student Success Office By Tracelyn Cornelius University Relations Born in Mexico, Dr. Sandra Lopez-Rocha has been working in the field of intercultural learning since the mid 1990s, at a time when the field experienced exponential growth.

Religions - Social Sciences - 30.11.2022
Revisiting the colonial narrative around Kateri Tekakwitha
Revisiting the colonial narrative around Kateri Tekakwitha
Drawing on insights from intercultural and decolonial theology, Jean-François Roussel deconstructs the story of the Mohawk saint.

Social Sciences - 30.11.2022
Help for virtuous pedophiles
In his doctoral research in criminology, Étienne Garant is looking at the adaptation mechanisms used by people who acknowledge pedophilic urges but choose not to act on them.

Social Sciences - Politics - 28.11.2022
Western PhD students named Vanier scholars
Western PhD students named Vanier scholars
Three Western PhD candidates have been named among 166 nationwide recipients of the 2022-2023 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

Social Sciences - Health - 28.11.2022
Promoting the well-being of immigrant children
Psycho-education professor Sarah Dufour and her team get a $1.2-million federal grant to evaluate the Espace Parents program, which promotes parenting skills among newcomers to Quebec.

Social Sciences - Architecture - 25.11.2022
Researchers work with First Nations to create housing self-sufficiency in remote communities
Researchers work with First Nations to create housing self-sufficiency in remote communities
A new partnership will bring several First Nations in Saskatchewan together with a team of researchers from the University of Toronto and Toronto Metropolitan University to develop new pathways toward housing self-sufficiency.

Health - Social Sciences - 17.11.2022

Social Sciences - Health - 17.11.2022

Environment - Social Sciences - 15.11.2022
Living Cities: University of Toronto researchers develop framework for green infrastructure
Living Cities: University of Toronto researchers develop framework for green infrastructure
It's a hot day but the tree canopy above your condo is keeping you cool. You go for a stroll through the forest in the nearby public park. It rained last night and water is draining into the soil and wetlands around you instead of pooling on roads and sidewalks. Green infrastructure, or GI, uses the natural world to deliver critical community services, from managing flooding with bioswales to growing food in urban gardens.

Religions - Social Sciences - 14.11.2022
How Islam and Buddhism can help prisoners
Inmates in the Quebec prison system are turning to two of the world's major religions to CONTENU - As religious diversity grows in Quebec, the province's prisons are having to adapt to inmates' diverse religious needs.

Psychology - Social Sciences - 14.11.2022
Who are the sexual abusers?
Psychologist Jean Proulx, a professor from School of Criminology, has been working for more than 30 years to demystify the process that leads up to sexual assault and find ways to prevent recidivism.

Economics / Business - Social Sciences - 11.11.2022

Health - Social Sciences - 10.11.2022
Suffering in silence: the cost and impact of domestic violence
UdeM professor Carolina Bottari is working to raise awareness about the impact of traumatic brain injury on women who are victims of domestic violence.

Linguistics / Literature - Social Sciences - 10.11.2022

Social Sciences - Event - 09.11.2022

Social Sciences - Campus - 08.11.2022
Violence on TV: the effects can stretch from age 3 into the teens
An UdeM study suggests that exposure to violent screen content in the preschool years is associated with a heightened risk of psychological and academic difficulties in adolescence.

Social Sciences - 07.11.2022
University of Waterloo, Region partner to find innovative solutions to homelessness crisis
A new partnership between the University of Waterloo and the Region of Waterloo is responding to the issue of homelessness in the Region.

Social Sciences - 03.11.2022

Social Sciences - 03.11.2022
What we think we like in a romantic partner - and what we actually prefer - don’t always match up: Study
Intelligent. Confident. Funny. Kind. If you've ever filled out an online dating profile, you have probably thought about the kind of qualities you find attractive in a partner.

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 28.10.2022

Social Sciences - 27.10.2022
The impact of war on those who experience it and the next generation
On November 2, the Faculty of Arts and Science is hosting a discussion of the traumatic effects of war on people who lived through it and on succeeding generations.

Social Sciences - Health - 26.10.2022
Bringing equity-informed practices to homelessness prevention and support
Bringing equity-informed practices to homelessness prevention and support
Collaboration between Western researchers, an Indigenous Youth Council and YOU will support Indigenous youth leaving homelessness A community collaboration led by researchers from Western University'

Politics - Social Sciences - 25.10.2022
Nationalism is not the enemy of immigration, says Catherine Xhardez
Nationalism is not the enemy of immigration, says Catherine Xhardez
Catherine Xhardez, a new professor in the Department of Political Science, is an expert on immigration policy and federalism who believes it is possible to "integrate in order to exist.

Health - Social Sciences - 24.10.2022
University of Toronto expands support for trans and nonbinary employees with $10,000 gender affirmation benefit
University of Toronto expands support for trans and nonbinary employees with $10,000 gender affirmation benefit
In what is an important step for the health and well-being of the trans and nonbinary community, the University of Toronto recently adopted gender affirmation care benefits coverage for both non-unionized employees and staff who are members of the United Steelworkers Union.
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