Entries Tagged as 'Social Work'

Visionary Conversations about Gender Equality

April 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Alumni, Health, History, Indigenous, Law, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Social Work, Staff, arts, psychology

Visionary Conversations is a speaker series at the University of Manitoba hosted by president and vice-chancellor Dr. David T. Barnard. Some of the university’s leading minds share their insight on issues affecting our world and how the decisions we make today will shape our future.
For the next event, titled “Gender Equality: Fact or Fiction?”, join […]

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Renewed and new support for Canada Research Chairs

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Asper School, Biology, News, Research, Social Work

Their aim is to develop an Indigenous-based social work, find new ways to diagnose and treat life-threatening disorders, extend the lives of people with brain tumours, and improve the Canadian economy by helping entrepreneurs become more successful.
They have big research goals and now they have a combined $2 million to help make them reality.
Three new […]

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Mental Illness in Manitoba: Experts and Resources

February 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Advisory, Health, Medicine, Research, Social Work, psychology

With the National Summit on Mental Health Promotion and Illness Prevention in Winnipeg this week, discussions on the best treatment and prevention of mental illness are hitting a high point. These sessions are proof that evidence-based decisions are important for policy and program development.
Past research at the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) in the […]

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Child Maltreatment Still A Major Problem

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Social Work, economics, human ecology, political studies, psychology

A study published last week in The Lancet reveals, despite policies meant to curb child maltreatment, it has not decreased in two decades.
The international study used information from England, USA, Sweden, New Zealand, Western Australia, and Canada-specifically Manitoba. It found physical abuse, neglect, and violent deaths in children mostly remained stable across the six nations.
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First Nations, Métis and Inuit Health Research Symposium

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Advisory, Health, Indigenous, Medicine, Nursing, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, Social Work, conference, psychology

The Manitoba Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research (NEAHR) Program, in partnership with the Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, is hosting the inaugural First Nations, Métis and Inuit Health Research Symposium on December 1 to 2, 2011 at the University of Manitoba Bannatyne Campus.
The NEAHR Program seeks to expand the pool of indigenous health […]

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Women’s Congress to focus on Indigenous Issues

November 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Environment and Geography, Fine Art, Health, Indigenous, Media, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, School of Art, Social Work, Students, conference, human ecology, political studies

On Monday, November 28, 2011, Dr. Shirley Thompson of the Natural Resources Institute at the University of Manitoba will hold a workshop titled Women’s World Congress - 2011 Mobilization: Gender and Environmental Action Agenda in Winnipeg.
The workshop will examine the current status women’s issues related to environment and natural resources use within indigenous and other […]

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Visionary Conversations About Our Aging Society

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Health, Medical Rehabilitation, News Release, Nursing, Outreach, Research, Social Work, economics, human ecology, psychology

Visionary Conversations is a speaker series at the University of Manitoba hosted by president and vice-chancellor Dr. David T. Barnard. Some of the university’s leading minds share their insight on issues affecting our world and how the decisions we make today will shape our future.
At the next event, titled Our Aging Society: Are We Ready?, […]

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