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Leticia Morales, Daniel Weinstock and Jurgen de Wispelaere are on the panel “Governing Controversies in Health: Should Judges Decide?” at the International Political Science Association’s 23rd World Congress in Montreal, from July 19- 24.

Leticia Morales (convenor), Daniel Weinstock (chair) and Jurgen de Wispelaere (presenter) are on a panel entitled “Governing Controversies in Health: Should Judges Decide?” as part of the International Political Science Association’s 23rd World Congress. The conference takes place in Montreal from July 19- 24. Jurgen will speak on “Contesting Health Controversies: A Republican Perspective on Health, Politics and Law.” Leticia will present on “Governing Health Controversies through the Judiciary.”

Published: 21 Jul 2014

José Mendoza will represent the Maternal and Child Health Equity team at the 12th Annual European Network for Social Policy Analysis conference in Norway, from September 4-6.

José Mendoza will represent the Maternal and Child Health Equity team at the 12th Annual European Network for Social Policy Analysis (ESPAnet) conference in Norway from September 4-6. He will present Mohammad Hajizadeh’s work on “Paid maternal leave and childhood vaccination uptake: A multilevel analysis in 20 low-and-middle-income countries.”

Published: 21 Jul 2014

Mohammad Hajizadeh presented a paper entitled “Social inequalities in the utilization of maternal care in Bangladesh: Have they widened or narrowed in recent years?” at the 48th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association.

Mohammad Hajizadeh attended the 48th Annual Conference of the Canadian Economic Association between May 29 and June 1 in  Vancouver and presented a paper co-authored by Nazmul Alam and Arijit Nandi entitled “Social inequalities in the utilization of maternal care in Bangladesh: Have they widened or narrowed in recent years?”

Published: 19 Jun 2014

Antonia Maioni co-hosted CIFAR’s Knowledge Circle entitled “Managing the future of global migration: What is at stake?” in Montreal on June 18th.

Antonia Maioni co-hosted CIFAR’s Knowledge Circle entitled “Managing the future of global migration:  What is at stake?” in Montreal on June 18th.  More information, including biographies of guest speakers Gérard Bouchard and Jane Jenson here: http://knowledgecircle.cifar.ca/global-migration/

Published: 18 Jun 2014

Frank Elgar and Philippa Bird are in Sweden from June 11-13 for the Sixth International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH) Annual Workshop.

Frank Elgar and Philippa Bird are in Sweden from June 11-13 for the Sixth International Network for Research on Inequalities in Child Health (INRICH) Annual Workshop at the Center for Health Equity Studies (CHESS), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm University.

 

For more information on INRICH, visit http://www.centrelearoback.ca/inrich/

 

Published: 12 Jun 2014

Douglas Barthold will be presenting his work on the effects of prescription drug insurance cost sharing on preventive care utilization at the CHESG conference, May 26-27, and at the CEA conference, May 29-June 1.

Douglas Barthold will be presenting his work on the effects of prescription drug insurance cost sharing on preventive care utilization at Canadian Health Economist Study Group (CHESG) conference in Victoria, May 26-27, and at the Canadian Economics Association (CEA) conference in Vancouver, May 29-June 1.

Published: 29 Apr 2014

Jurgen De Wispelaere and Leticia Morales are presenting at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), in Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.

Jurgen De Wispelaere and Leticia Morales are presenting at the 2014 Midwest Political Science Association Conference (MPSA), in Chicago, April 3-6, 2014.

 

Dr. Morales’ paper “Factual Disagreements about Health: (Re)considering the Legitimacy of the Courts” will be presented at the Legal Institutions Panel: Outreach and Reform.

 

Dr. De Wispelaere’s paper “Contesting Health Controversies: A Republican Perspective on Health, Politics, and Law” will be presented at the Want, Needs and Rights Panel.

 

Published: 1 Apr 2014

Daniel Weinstock and Jurgen De Wispelaere will be travelling to the University of Sheffield, UK for a conference on The Nature and Value of Childhood, May 16-17, 2014.

Daniel Weinstock’s talk is entitled 'On the complementarity of the ages of life: Why we wouldn't want adulthood without childhood, or childhood without adulthood'

Jurgen De Wispelaere will speak on 'Political rights for Rugrats: Children in the democratic state.'

For more information see www.appliedphil.org/details/event/5785961/SAP-sponsored-event-The-Nature-and-Value-of-Childhood.html

Published: 14 Mar 2014

On March 21, Jill Baumgartner will present at Duke University’s Global Health Institute on “Environmental Interventions for Improving Cardiovascular Health in China.”

On March 21, Jill Baumgartner will be presenting at Duke University’s Global Health Institute on “Environmental Interventions for Improving Cardiovascular Health in China.” More information here:

https://globalhealth.duke.edu/events/environmental-interventions-improving-cardiovascular-health-china-jill-baumgartner-phd

Published: 14 Mar 2014

The IHSP is now recruiting students for its Fall 2014 Student Programs! Deadlines are approaching, get your application started now!

The Institute for Health and Social Policy is now recruiting students for its Fall 2014 Student Programs.  Open to both graduate and undergraduate students, the IHSP Internship program is a 14 week on-campus work experience opportunity that includes training in translating research into policy. The Research Fellowship Program is a year-long opportunity for outstanding graduate students whose current or proposed dissertation topics are interdisciplinary and connected to understanding how social conditions impact population health and welfare.  Awards are offered for both programs.

Published: 5 Mar 2014

Are you a graduate student? Interested in the Quebec health care system? IHSP is now accepting research proposals on the topic of “Facilitating Access to Health Care for English-Speaking Minorities in Quebec.” The deadline is March 5th!

Are you a graduate student? Interested in the Quebec health care system? IHSP is now accepting research proposals on the topic of “Facilitating Access to Health Care for English-Speaking Minorities in Quebec.” Successful applicants will be awarded $4000. The deadline is Wednesday, March 5, 2014. 

More details available here.

Published: 20 Feb 2014

Dr. Frank J. Elgar will be giving a talk on "Relative Deprivation, Neighbourhood Social Capital and Mental Health in Canadian Adolescents" at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting in Austin, Texas, on March 22, 2014.

Dr. Frank J. Elgar will be giving a talk on "Relative Deprivation, Neighbourhood Social Capital and Mental Health in Canadian Adolescents" at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting in Austin, Texas on March 22, 2014.

Also at this meeting, MSc student Anthony Napoletano (Psychiatry) will present his research on "Relative deprivation and bullying victimization in Canadian adolescents."

More information at http://www.s-r-a.org/

Published: 6 Feb 2014

Jurgen De Wispelaere will be giving a lecture at the Little BIG conference, New Mexico State University, February 6th to 8th. His talk is entitled "Universal Basic Income: From Justice to Legitimacy?"

Jurgen De Wispelaere will be giving a lecture at the Little BIG conference, New Mexico State University, February 6th to 8th. His talk is entitled "Universal Basic Income: From Justice to Legitimacy?"

Abstract: Many advocates argue for a universal and unconditional basic income on principled grounds as constituting a core component of a just social order. In this paper I argue the idea that basic income constitutes a requirement of social justice is flawed for two reasons.

Published: 6 Feb 2014

Daniel Weinstock will speak at the next IRCM café scientifique: Does neuroscience explain human morality? Tuesday, Feb 11.

IT’S NOT MY FAULT, MY BRAIN MADE ME DO IT!” Does neuroscience explain human morality?

The IRCM is pleased to invite you to its next café scientifique.

The experts:

Veljko Dubljevic, neuroethicist, IRCM

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Published: 16 Jan 2014

Leticia Morales will take part at the Workshop on Factual Disagreement and Political Legitimacy, to be held at Copenhagen University, on December 16-17, 2013.

Leticia Morales will take part at the Workshop on Factual Disagreement and Political Legitimacy, to be held at Copenhagen University, on December 16-17, 2013. Dr. Morales presentation is entitled: “Factual Disagreements about Health: (Re)considering the Legitimacy of the Courts”. Click here for more information.

 

Published: 9 Dec 2013