International Gender Study
With Co-Lead Dr. Tracey Bowen (University of Toronto Mississauga) and with partners from University West (Sweden), Edinburgh Napier University (Scotland), and Heriot-Watt University (Scotland), this multi-phase project is investigating gender disparities during work-integrated learning placements.
Mental Health Services on Campus
This project analyzed a number of online Reddit posts regarding the mental health and wellbeing of university students. Topics include student perceptions on the responsibilities of post-secondary institutions regarding student mental health, student culture, and problems regarding mental health services on campuses
This study examines how the current employment situation (increased instances of precarious employment) affects young adults’ connection to the workforce, work self-efficacy, and their mental health and wellbeing as they transition from school to work
Well-Link Peer Support Platform
One in five Canadians will be affected by mental illness during the course of a single year, according to a 2011 report from the Mental Health Commission of Canada, and 70 per cent of mental illnesses have their onset either before or during post-secondary study. The Well-link team is developing a peer support plaform to support mental health and wellbeing for post-secondary students and individuals transitioning from school to work. This project is supported by CIHR and is being developed with Gene Health and Partner.