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Define the Line's Dr. Shariff cited regarding sexting case of 6 Nova Scotia boys

Mon, 2016-08-15 12:54

This Wednesday, August 17, six Nova Scotia boys will appear in a Bridgewater, NS, courtroom for a case that will test a new Canadian legislation regarding the online sharing of intimate images.

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[4th International Cellphilm Festival] Exploring Consent: Bodies, Lands, & Media

Thu, 2016-12-01 19:00 - 21:00

Screen Shot 2016-05-15 at 5.32.33 PMCellphilms are videos filmed using a cellphone camera often with limited to

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DISE PhD candidates co-edit new book, "What's a Cellphilm?"

Mon, 2016-07-25 11:35

Katie MacEntee, Casey Burkholder, and Joshua Schwab-Cartas, PhD candidates in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, co-edit a new book, What’s a Cellphilm? Integrating Mobile Phone Technology into Participatory Visual Research and Activism, produced by Sense Publishers.

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Networks for Change and Well-Being launches new website

Tue, 2016-07-19 14:00

A new Networks for Change and Well-Being website will highlight project updates, blog posts, photos and resources compiled by girls and young women working in the partnership in both Canada and South Africa: www.networks4change.ca.

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ECP well-represented among US gambling council awardees

Mon, 2016-07-18 14:35

Faculty and alumni of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology (ECP) were well-represented among awardees from this year's National Council on Problem Gambling, which recently concluded their 30th National Conference on Problem Gambling in Tarrytown, NY. 

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Poetic autoethnographies project will develop participatory research through artist-practitioner expertise

Tue, 2016-07-12 15:43

A new project led by University of Brighton's Professor Helen Johnson, Visiting Researcher with the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being (IHDW), seeks to develop a collaborative, participatory research method that capitalizes on the respective strengths of spoken word artists and social scientific researchers. The project is funded by the UK's National Centre for Research Methods and the University of Brighton, in association with Professor Claudia Mitchell, Director of IHDW.

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Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky speaks to Canadian Press regarding youth gambling tendencies

Tue, 2016-07-12 11:13

When it comes to gambling and lotteries, young people are looking for "immediate gratification", Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Chair of the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, told the Canadian Press this week.

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A look into challenges faced by women in Korogocho, Kenya

Thu, 2016-07-07 16:10

What happens when mothers from an informal urban settlement are asked to take photos that answer these questions:

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Professor Shariff appears before House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women

Thu, 2016-06-23 12:21

Dr. Shaheen Shariff, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, has been invited to appear as an expert witness before the House of Commons' Standing Committee on the Status of Women. 

The House of Commons' Standing Committe on the Status of Women had adopted a motion to "study violence in the lives of young women and girls."

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