The Knowledge Mobilization Plan is for completion of University of Guelph course, 'Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence'.
It focuses on an upcoming project of the Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute, on the health benefits of work and health consequences of worklessness.
The project is based on international research and international practice, which is not yet implemented in Canada.
When Darrin Snell of Surrey finishes the hearts@work counselling station, the final stage of his heart health assessment, he shakes his head in amazement and describes himself as “absolutely motivated to change”.
Research now shows that yoga is linked to physical brain changes.
Conference on violence and bullying in the workplace. According to a very recent survey, 27 percent of people have suffered abusive conduct at work
What studies show about supporting a spouse, an elderly parent or a child
Paul Sutton is a leading lobbyist and advocate who has a strong track record in bringing people together to increase access to HIV and hepatitis C treatment. He’s a graduate of the program that also brings important voices together – the interdisciplinary Critical Studies in Sexuality (CSIS) Program.
GRSJ alumna Sara Malkin credits the program with giving her a critical foundation for her work as an Associate Lawyer. She is still in contact with a number of graduates from the Institute, and the graduates have gone on to fascinating, challenging careers for which GRSJ helped to prepare them.
A public speaker and program coordinator of the Out in Schools program, the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) graduate Jen Sung leads a team into high schools throughout British Columbia, using film to open dialogue about LGBTQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer) issues and other forms of discrimination.