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Material Society and the Science-Policy Interface in Environmental Decision-Making: Understanding Risk and Mercury Pollution Policy in Canada 1995 to 2005
The intrinsic conflict investigated herein is that on the one hand, scientific evidence is required as a basis for environmental policy decisions; however, socio-economic and political dimensions of risk dominate decision-making ...
Ambivalence as a Moderator of Treatment Outcomes in Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Although there is a robust finding documenting the efficacy of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in treating anxiety, a significant proportion of clients fail to respond optimally to treatment. A major focus of psychotherapy ...
Foreword / Avant propos / Vorwort
(York University, 2009)
To: You, From: Me
How to Save a Marsh
What Lies Ahead
Summer 2012 Newsletter
In this issue: Meet the Research Team (RT) & Advisory Committees (ACs). As we prepare to launch Phase 1 of our research, web-‐based surveys with LGBTTQ home care users starting in the fall, we’re working on modifying ...
Supporting Positive Outcomes for Youth Involved with the Law
This report reviews literature that helps us understand how to better support positive outcomes for youth involved with the law. The report is meant to serve as a resource and guide for evidence-based practice for programs ...
Using Cluster Analysis to Assess the Adoption of Energy Star Ratings by the Commercial Buildings in the United States
As of December 2013, approximately 5,200 building managers and owners in the commercial building sector in the United States have decided to retrofit their buildings and seek qualification for the Energy Star rating ...
Game On: Sport Participation as a Vehicle for Positive Development for Youth Facing Barriers
Sport is the most popular extra-curricular activity for youth across Canada and has been identified as an important environment to foster psychosocial development in youth. It is particularly important for youth who face ...
Doing Right Together for Black Youth: What We Learned from the Community Engagement Sessions for the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan
Doing Right Together for Black Youth summarizes what was learned from over 1,500 community members who answered the call from the Ministry of Children and Youth Services (MCYS) to co-develop the Ontario Black Youth Action ...
The Perfect Deal
Finding and documenting the locations of Residential Schools in Canada
Maps have been created to depict the colonization of North America for hundreds of years. With the publication of the Truth and Reconciliation Commissions findings, reports and Calls to Actions, many researchers are now ...
The Churchill Community of Knowledge: An Open Access Digital Archive
(Poster presented at the 7th International Biocuration Conference 6-9 April 2014, Toronto, Canada, 2014-04-06)
This poster was presented at the 7th International Biocuration Conference (ISB2014), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, April 6-9, 2014. The Churchill Community of Knowledge Digital Archive is a YorkSpace Institutional ...
Break, Make, Retake: Interrogating the Social and Historical Dimensions of Making as a Design Practice
Making and digital fabrication technologies are the focus of bold promises. Among the most tempting are that these activities and processes require little initial skill, knowledge, and expertise. Instead, they enable their ...
Work It Out: Three Case Studies Examining Dance and Girls' Body Image in Early Adolescence
For young girls, the self-disciplining of their physical bodies, both in their use and appearance, has resulted in the prevalence of body image issues. Supported by extensive literature on body image, I argue that young ...
The Importance of the Non-Important Re-Orientations
A multi-layered exploration of three central issues regarding the production of my artistic works. The combination of chance, non-conscious cognition combined with biological, social, and political constraints generate ...
Laboratory Studies of Surface-Atmosphere Water Exchange Processes on Mars
The recent discoveries of highly deliquescent perchlorate salts and strongly adsorbing porous minerals on the surface of Mars are intriguing as liquid brine solutions and adsorbed water could potentially provide a habitable ...
Silica Sol-Gel Materials as a Catalyst Support for Use in Microwave-Assisted Continuous-Flow Organic Synthesis
The Organ group used microwave irradiation as a means of heating flowed chemical reactions in the development of a microwave-assisted continuous-flow organic synthesis (MACOS) system, to combine the benefits of flow reactions ...