Research highlight: Unique challenges of Canada’s North require unique fiscal arrangements | Fellow Christopher Yurris

2022-23 CAnD3 Fellow Christopher Yurris recently co-authored a piece in Policy Options on fiscal federalism in Canada’s three territories.

Published: 3 Oct 2022

Research Highlight: County-level opioid prescribing is largely shaped by healthcare availability | 2021-22 Fellow Feinuo Sun

2021-22 CAnD3 Fellow Feinuo Sun recently published her first dissertation paper in Social Science & Medicine. This is among the first studies examining the opioid crisis in the U.S. from a spatiotemporal perspective. The paper examines how rurality impacts the prescription of opioids across U.S. counties, using a spatiotemporal dataset (2006-2018) from a variety of national data sources, such as the U.S.

Published: 3 Mar 2022

Research Highlight: Better satisfaction with aging could improve health and well-being | 2021-22 Fellow Julia Nakamura

New research from 2021-22 CAnD3 Fellow Julia Nakamura and colleagues finds that higher satisfaction with aging could lead to improved health and well-being outcomes.

Published: 16 Feb 2022

Social Networks and Social Media Use of Older Adults | 2021-22 Fellow Sofia Gil-Clavel

2021-22 CAnD3 Fellow Sofia Gil-Clavel recently published her second dissertation paper on whether older adults use social media to maintain friendships. Using data from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and Facebook, the paper found that digital relationships may compensate for the lack of offline social networks among older migrants.


Published: 11 Nov 2021

Fellow Daniel Tingskou Wins 2021 Jack Boan Student Essay Competition

2020-21 CAnD3 fellow Daniel Tingskou' s winning submission to the 2021 Jack Boan Student Essay Competition explores the effects of a 2005 Ontario tax policy on the interprovincial migration of physicians in Canada.

Published: 24 Jun 2021

Memory disorders and their spouse carers on influencing formal care | Mari Aaltonen & Anne Martin-Matthews

Experiences of people with memory disorders and their spouse carers on influencing formal care: “They ask my wife questions that they should ask me”  



Published: 2 Mar 2021

Postdoctoral research position: Cross-national Demography of Family Structure, Aging, and Health | University of Western Ontario

Dr. Rachel Margolis, Department of Sociology at the University of Western Ontario, and Dr. Ashton Verdery, Department of Sociology and Criminology at the Pennsylvania State University, invite applications for a postdoctoral scholar in Sociology and Demography.

Published: 23 Feb 2021

Vaccines give long-term care crisis a brief reprieve, but cannot stand as the solution | The Hill Times

CAnD3 team member Janice Keefe discusses why long-term care in Canada is unjust and unsustainable and why it needs serious reform instead of returning to 'normal'. In this light, Dr. Keefe argues that the vaccine is only a reprieve. 

Published: 23 Feb 2021

COVID-19 is not gender-blind | The Hill Times

CAnD3 Director Amélie Quesnel-Vallée and Jaunathan Bilodeau discuss the differential effect the pandemic has had on men and women and the utility of a deliberate focus on the gendered experience in helping to reduce inequality. 

Published: 23 Feb 2021

Presentation by team member Anna Zajacova and trainee Anthony Jehn on health behaviour changes during the pandemic

CAnD3 team member Anna Zajacova, trainee Anthony Jehn, and colleagues will be discussing their recent paper on changes in health behaviours during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated socio-demographic disparities in a webinar series from the

Published: 18 Feb 2021

New paper by trainee Mari Aaltonen on dementia and delayed discharge

Dementia and Poor Continuity of Primary Care Delay Hospital Discharge in Older Adults: A Population-Based Study From 2001 to 2016



Published: 25 Jan 2021

Trainee Anthony Jehn discusses who is most likely to adhere to public health precautions | CBC News

CAnD3 trainee Anthony Jehn was featured in a CBC article about his recent paper with CAnD3 team member Anna Zajacova analyzing Statistics Canada data to assess the demographic groups willing or unwilling to follow public health precautions to prevent COVID-19. 



Published: 15 Dec 2020

New paper by Anna Zajacova and trainee Anthony Jehn on mental health and economic concerns

Mental Health and Economic Concerns from March to May during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Canada: Insights from an Analysis of Repeated Cross-Sectional Surveys

Published: 14 Dec 2020

Sociology Lecturer and TA Trainer - Research Methods and Statistics | University of Alberta

Application deadline: January 20, 2021

The Department of Sociology at the University of Alberta is home to two vibrant undergraduate programs: a BA major in Sociology and a BA in Criminology. The position will report to the Chair, and work closely with the Associate Chair (Undergraduate), Associate Chair (Graduate) and the Director of the Certificate in Applied Social Science Research.


Published: 23 Nov 2020

Postdoctoral position: How Approaches to Care Shape the Pathways of Older Adult Home Care Clients | MSVU

The project is seeking applications for postdoctoral positions available during 2021-2023. Potentially two positions are available.

The purpose of the How Approaches to Care Shape the Pathways of Older Adult Home Care Clients research project is to understand how policy, practice and decision-making shape a client’s journey through the home care system. This project is using a mixed-methods approach to achieve its objective.

Published: 23 Nov 2020


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