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Fall 2013 Newsletter
(LGBBTQ Home Care Access Project, 2013)
Diversity in Libraries: The Case for the Visible Minority Librarians of Canada (ViMLoC) Network
(Canadian Library Association (CLA), 2013-02)
Antiviral Strategies for Emerging Influenza Viruses in Remote Communities
(PLoS ONE, 2013-04-22)
Background: Due to the lack of timely access to resources for critical care, strategic use of antiviral drugs is crucial for mitigating the impact of novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential in remote and isolated ...
Towards an Ontology and Canvas for Strongly Sustainable Business Models: A Systemic Design Science Exploration
An ontology describing the constructs and their inter-relationships for business models has recently been built and evaluated: the Business Model Ontology (BMO). This ontology has been used to conceptually power a popular ...
Welfare-to-Work Makes Lone Mothers More Vulnerable to Social and Economic Insecurity
Welfare-to-work policies have exposed lone mothers to greater social and economic insecurity. Thus, they are turned into greater “risks” rather than managers of risk.
Welfare-to-Work Programs Hold a Contradicting Effect on Parents and Their Families' Wellbeing
Social assistance reforms have tried to combat unemployment and poverty by tying welfare benefits to labour. However, welfare-to-work programs offer little gain for parents who have to balance between work and caregiving demands.
Changes to the Ontario Standards Act Leave Workers in Precarious Jobs Prone to Exploitation
Reforms to employment standards cause disadvantages for vulnerable workers.
African American Women Have a Disadvantage When It Comes to Cancer Care
Race has an impact on breast cancer treatment and survival. Non-Hispanic white women are more likely to survive breast cancer than African American women. Younger women are especially vulnerable. They tend to lack adequate ...
A Research Agenda for "Temporary" Migrants in Canada
The existing research on refugees, TFWs, and international students looks at their experiences and challenges separately. There needs to be an increase in comparative and longitudinal quantitative data and research that ...
Infant pain-regulation as an early predictor of childhood temperament
BACKGROUND: There is considerable variability in infants’ responses to painful stimuli, including facial and vocal expressions. This variability in pain-related distress response may be an indicator of temperament ...
Toy-mediated distraction: Clarifying the role of the agent of distraction and pre-needle distress
(Pain and Research Management, 2013)
BaCkGRound: Distraction has recently gained attention as a technique that may help reduce acute pain in infants and toddlers; however, results remain equivocal. It appears that these mixed results stem from a variety ...
Anti-British in Every Sense of the Word? Methodist Preachers, School Libraries, and the Problem of American Books in Upper Canada, 1820-1860
(Canadian Society of Church History, 2013)
Barriers to cardiac rehabilitation use in Canada versus Brazil.
PURPOSE: Despite its well-established benefits, cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is greatly underutilized globally. Barriers to its utilization have been identified in high-income countries. Given the growing epidemic of ...
Development and Psychometric Validation of a Scale to Assess Information Needs in Cardiac Rehabilitation: The INCR Tool
(Patient Education and Counseling, 2013-06)
Objective: to develop and psychometrically-validate a tool to assess information needs in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients. Methods: After a literature search, 60 information items were identified. To establish content ...
A comparison of barriers to use of home versus site-based cardiac rehabilitation
(Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, 2013-09)
Purpose: Despite the established benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), it remains significantly underutilized. It is unknown whether patient barriers to enrollment and adherence are addressed by offering choice of program ...
Reflexivity through Dialogue in Psychological Research
(International Society for Theoretical Psychology, 2013)
It is argued that when a psychologist works with participants from a different gender, culture, ethnic, etc. background, she may unwittingly misunderstand and problematize the participants. While researchers call for the ...
Opposite Ends of the Same Stick? Multi-Method Test of the Dimensionality of Individualism and Collectivism
(Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2013-12-30)
The construct of Individualism-collectivism (IND-COL) has become the definitive standard in cross-cultural psychology, management, and related fields. It is also the most controversial one, in particular with regard to the ...
Own-age and own-sex biases in recognition of aged faces
It is surprising how easily we are able to recognize people whom we have not seen in many years, somehow compensating for the aging-related facial changes that occurred. We measured the limits of the ability to recognize ...
Fridge Festival (Nov 2013)
(Glendon College Creative Writing and Dramatic Arts Program, 2013-11-08)
Archival file for the Glendon College production of Lionheart Productions' Fridge Festival. This play ran from November 8, 2013 to November 9, 2013.
Telling Secrets: The Impact of Audience on Knowledge Mobilization
A general understanding of audience as consisting of diverse groups including community, industry, and academy is needed to engage with this work. The researchers will provide an overview of their research projects and ...