Statistics Canada released Dynamics of Disability: Progressive, Recurrent or Fluctuating Limitations, a new report based on the Canadian Survey on Disability on December 3, 2019, International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The report challenges mainstream understandings of disability as stable and permanent by emphasizing how the lived experiences of people with disabilities illustrate complex dynamics of disability, including progressive, recurrent or fluctuating limitations.
DAWN Canada has recently shared a new report: "More Than A Footnote: A Research Report on Women and Girls with Disabilities in Canada."
This special issue aims to explore the place of feminism in the classroom, revealing pleasure and resistance, complaint and celebration. Welcoming contributions that address the strategies, obstacles, and opportunities of feminist pedagogy in a range of contexts.
The Live Work Well Research Centre and the Guelph and Wellington Task Force for Poverty Elimination have been awarded a one-year Partnership Engage Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The research project titled Storied Lives: shifting perspectives on poverty, will develop a collection of composite stories of those living in poverty in the Guelph-Wellington, Ontario region.
How can we scope multi-year community-university collaborations that draw on the university’s diverse resources and contribute to community resilience? Explore how a community-engaged scholarship (CES) framework can help us better understand and learn from community resilience.
Centre for Families, Work and Well-being Celebrates 20-year history, New Direction and New Name
At the 20th anniversary celebration of the University of Guelph, Centre for Families Work and Well-being held last night, it was announced that the Centre would be taking on a new name and a new strategic direction.
The Centre – which was first founded in 1998 and focuses on researching and promoting family and individual well-being, responsive workplaces and sustainable communities – will be renamed as the Live Work Well Research Centre.
The Sexuality Studies Association is welcoming proposals for the annual meeting, to be held June 2-4, 2019 at the University of British Columbia, in conjuction with the Congress of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Do you find yourself balancing work and personal life? Have you ever felt that you had to choose one over the other? If so, we invite you to participate in a study...
On March 27 and 28, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario, the Vanier Institute of the Family will host the Families in Canada Conference 2019 – a national, pan-Canadian conference with simultaneous satellite regional conferences co-hosted by university partners across the country.
Guided by this year’s theme – THINK BIG! – diverse leaders from multiple fields and disciplines who study, serve and support families will gather at this unique and inclusive series of events for two days of knowledge-sharing and catalytic conversation.