ACT NOW selected to lead a Jackman Humanities Institutes Working Group

We are pleased to announce that ACT NOW has received funding through the Jackman Humanities Instititutes for a Working Group on the topic of immunization . The criteria for the JHI funding is that the working group be transdisciplinary and involve partners from different institutions. Immunization is one of the … Read More

CIHR Funding Opportunity Launch: Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative Linked International Intervention Cohort Team Grant : Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI) – India

Application deadline: 2016-10-18 This funding opportunity will fund a Cohort Leadership Team comprised of investigators and knowledge users/policy makers from Canada and India for a cohort in India. Initiative Overview The goal of HeLTI is to generate evidence that will inform national policy and decision-making in Canada and the participating … Read More

FMIHD Research Report on Aboriginal health research ethics by Dr. Suzanne Stewart, PhD, Aboriginal Theme Lead, FMIHD

FMIHD ethics one page report, July 2016 Dr. Suzanne Stewart, PhD, Aboriginal Theme Lead, FMIHD Department: Applied Psychology and Human Development, OISE, University of Toronto, Research Team: Juan Rodriguez, PhD Student, Ashley Hyatt, PhD Student, Nicole Elliott, PhD Student, Jessica Syrette BA. Research Question: This study explores What are … Read More

Synopsis of the FMIHD Research Exchange Day – May 31, 2016

FMIHD, together with its partners has supported a number of outstanding pilot projects aimed at promoting transdisciplinary research in the field of Human Development. In order to share new knowledge and further promote interaction between researchers across the University of Toronto community, we held an informal Knowledge Exchange Event on … Read More

Cuba SYMPOSIUM: Scaling up-Early Child Development: Evidence from Cuba

Scaling up-Early Child Development: Evidence from Cuba Location: David Naylor Building, UOFT (Formerly Tanz Building) 6 Queen’s Park Crescent West Date: June 21st, 2016 from: 2:00pm-5:00pm. Speakers: Dr. Mercedes Esquivel –Head of the National Growth and Human Development Group Dr. Gisela Alvarez – Head of the National Well Child Being … Read More

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FMIHD Executive Director Stephen Lye spoke at the World Bank/UNICEF Forum

FMIHD Executive Director Stephen Lye spoke at the World Bank/UNICEF Forum: Early Childhood Development: A Smart Investment for Economies on the Rise on April 15, 2016 Click below to watch the webcast – go the 25-minute mark for Dr. Lye’s presentation.