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

Position Available

The Sloboda Lab group in the Dept of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University seeks a post-doctoral basic science research scientist, a post-doctoral social scientist/psychologist and a student interested in pursuing a PhD degree. SLOBODA LAB advertisement

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. http://live.worldbank.org/early-childhood-development-a-smart-beginning-for-economies-on-the-rise

Funding Opportunities

HeLTI Linked International Intervention Cohorts funding opportunities for China and South Africa: Download Overview: (English) (French) Team Grant : Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI) – China Application deadline: 2016-04-07 Apply Team Grant : Healthy Life Trajectories Initiative (HeLTI) – South-Africa Application deadline: 2016-03-29 Apply

FMIHD Success StoryGrand Challenges Exploration Grant

Grand Challenges Exploration Grant Skin to Skin: Sensing Age Through Light Primary Investigator: Christopher Yip, IBBME, UOFT, Zulfiqar Bhutta, Hospital for Sick Children & FMIHD; Stephen Matthews, Physiology & FMIHD, UOFT