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Making Better Use of Science and Technology in Policy-Making

As governments struggle to keep pace with rapid advancements in science and technology, a new report by the Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP) and the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) outlines how governments can better incorporate that knowledge in policy-making processes and improve the quality of government decisions.

Published on : 23 Mar 2016

Dr. Naomi Nichols co-edits "Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness"

Professor Naomi Nichols, of our Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), is co-editor of a recent publication, Exploring Effective Systems Responses to Homelessness, published by The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness (Homeless Hub). The collection represents the nation’s first book on systems-level solutions to homelessness.  

Published on : 09 Feb 2016

Dr. Derevensky interviewed by National Post concerning fantasy scandals

In a recent National Post special, "Canada could be susceptible to daily fantasy scandals like those in the U.S. if industry not regulated, experts warn," Amanda Coletta interviewed Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky of our Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.

Published on : 04 Jan 2016

New York Times speaks to Dr. Derevensky regarding internet gambling, fantasy sports betting

"Today, young men, the most susceptible to becoming problem gamblers, are using the internet to risk thousands of dollars daily on sports without the legally mandated safeguards that casinos and regulated sports books must follow," writes the New York Times in a recent article discussing the rising phenomenon of online fantasy sports betting. 

Published on : 20 Oct 2015

MACHEquity members discuss child marriage in Globe and Mail

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

Published on : 03 Aug 2015

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

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.

Published on : 31 Jul 2015

Policy Update: Faculty of Arts

The Advanced Standing Credits and Time and Credit Limit for Completion of Degree sections in the Faculty of Arts have been updated. Arts students, find out how these changes may affect you.

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Published on : 19 Aug 2014

Policy Update: GPS University Regulations & Resources

The Failure Policy for Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies has been updated. GPS students, find out how these changes may affect you.

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Published on : 19 Aug 2014