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The media love men… bad news for women

Why men continue to dominate media coverage
Thu, 2015-10-01 09:56

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Contact: Eran Shor
Organization: Dept. of Sociology
Office Phone: 514-398-5664

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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DISE's Dr. Trimble interviewed regarding Quebec's new sex ed curriculum

Thu, 2015-09-03 14:34

Dr. Lisa Trimble, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), was interviewed this week by Breakfast Television and Radio Canada International regarding Quebec’s new "no exemption" sex education pilot project.

Source Site: /education

ECP's Dr. Talwar quoted in VICE article "My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me..."

Thu, 2015-08-20 11:51

Dr. Victoria Talwar, of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, has been cited by Vice in the recent article "The Ruler: My First Grade Teacher Used to Beat Me and I Am Only Seeking Help Now".

Source Site: /education

Eugenie Bouchard tested by adversity, Dr. Bloom tells Gazette

Thu, 2015-08-13 12:15

After being named Canada's top female athlete two years in a row, young Quebec tennis star Eugenie Bouchard has lost 13 of her last 15 matches. Dr. Gordon Bloom of our Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Director of the McGill Sports Psychology Research Laboratory, was interviewed by the Montreal Gazette to help resolve questions brought to light by her recent disappointments.

Source Site: /education

MACHEquity members discuss child marriage in Globe and Mail

Mon, 2015-08-03 14:55

Maternal and Child Health Equity (MACHEquity) Principal Investigator and IHSP Faculty member Arijit Nandi, MACHEquity Project Manager Gonzalo Moreno and past MACHEquity Doctoral Fellow Belinda Maswikwa have contributed an Op-ed in the Globe and Mail discussing how stopping child marriage, notably by closing existing legal loopholes, can empower women and improve their health and social well-being, which are

Source Site: /ihsp

Pilot edition of Research to Policy Dragon’s Den a success

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:30

In May, graduate students had the opportunity take on an important current policy challenge, develop a concrete proposal for policy change, and present it to prominent policy and media leaders. Learn more about their proposals here.

Source Site: /ihsp

MACHEquity contributes to the No Ceilings’ Full Participation Report on Women and Girls’ conditions worldwide.

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:17

MACHEquity’s research and data are featured in the Clinton and Gates Foundations’ Full Participation Report to assess evidence on the gains and gaps in progress for women and girls worldwide. Over the past year, MACHEquity researchers have looked at the evolution of paid maternal leave across the globe. See what they have found on page 30 of the report.

Source Site: /ihsp

Downs: The History of a Disability

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:56

IHSP historian David Wright was interviewed by New Books in Medicine regarding his 2011 publication, "Downs: The History of a Disability," winner of the British Society for the History of Science's 2013 Dingle Prize. Published online Tuesday, September 30, 2014.

Source Site: /ihsp

Scottish referendum piques Quebecer's interest

Fri, 2015-07-31 11:50

IHSP Director Daniel Weinstock discusses the upcoming Scottish referendum from a Quebecois perspective. Appeared on CTV Thursday, September 11, 2014.

Source Site: /ihsp