Posts Tagged: Faculty of Social Science

Climate resilience key in pandemic recovery

June 24, 2021

New climate change report led by Gordon McBean highlights next steps for Canadian communities post COVID-19.

A (Not So) Quiet Place: Voices become familiar with just 10 minutes of training

June 3, 2021

New research from Brain and Mind Institute and UCL suggests people may need to concentrate on the art of conversation more than ever following pandemic lockdowns.

‘Sounding it out’ not so easy for children with dyslexia

May 20, 2021

Western cognitive neuroscientists using MRI discovered a biological deficit for some early readers that impairs the ability to sound words out.

Research sheds light on the “sounds of the pandemic”

May 19, 2021

Examination of verbal art performances shows how COVID-19 has changed everyday lives.

Inequality expert available to media for comment on 2021 Census

May 3, 2021

Statistics Canada officially launched the 2021 Census today. It is expected the COVID-19 pandemic will have an impact on the…

Family stability at risk when interracial parents cohabit, not marry

April 21, 2021

While multiracial children born to cohabiting parents are more likely than their single-race counterparts to experience family instability, that increased risk does not exist for multiracial children born to married parents, according to new research.

Nearly 40,000 kids in the U.S. who lost a parent to COVID-19 need immediate support

April 5, 2021

New international study reveals one in every 13 COVID-related deaths results in a child under 18 years of age losing a parent.

Pandemic reveals strengths and ‘fault lines’ in Canada’s immigration system

March 25, 2021

Victoria Esses and her collaborators examine Canada’s immigration system prior to the pandemic, and suggest changes for success moving forward.

Expansion of parental benefits saved marriages

January 12, 2021

An expansion of parental benefits in Quebec 15 years ago revolutionized the province’s labour force – the intended outcome –…

Americans with lower education levels suffer more pain than those who are more educated

October 28, 2020

Americans with a university degree or higher level of education endure substantially less pain than those who are less educated,…