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    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.

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    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

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    Precarious Employment

    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

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    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.

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