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Rates of Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weight Are High in Canada
The living conditions of Canadian children have a strong impact on their health. Social determinants of health associated with poverty have led to increases in the rate of infant mortality and low birth weight in Canada. ...
The Co-produced Pathway to Impact Describes Knowledge Mobilization Processes
(University of Alabama, 2016-07)
Knowledge mobilization supports research collaborations between university and community partners which can maximize the impacts of research beyond the academy; however, models of knowledge mobilization are complex and ...
Advancing Critical Financial Literacy with Marginalized Youth
Thinking critically about finance and financial literacy helps people to make genuine financial choices. To be effective, FL teaching methods need to engage youth and value their knowledge. Creative teaching tools that ...
Arctic Species Severely Affected by Climate Change in the Last Two Centuries
The last two centuries of climate warming have drastically affected many species in the High Arctic. Species that survived in extreme cold are becoming threatened as the average temperature in the Arctic increases.
Affordable Housing Is Crucial to Successful Integration of Immigrants in Toronto
The present rental housing market in Toronto does not have the variety, affordability, and access that is needed to help immigrants to successfully integrate into Canadian society. More attention needs to be paid to the ...
The Recovery of Water Quality in Lakes Does Not Lead to Recovery of Ecosystems
The recovery of water quality in lakes does not mean there will be a recovery of ecosystems in these lakes.
An institutional Process for Brokering community-campus research collaborations
(University of Saskatoon, 2015-05)
Knowledge mobilization seeks to identify and support authentic research collaborations between community and university so that benefits of the research accrue to both partners. Knowledge brokering is a key knowledge ...
Does Workplace Bullying Affect Work Output?
Some forms of workplace bullying are hard to identify. It is important that young workers know what the different types of bullying are and how it can affect them. This paper gives details on types of bullying and how ...
What Is the Relationship between Domestic Violence and Dowry?
Dowry is one of the reasons that daughters are viewed as burdensome in countries like India. At the same time, access to and control over their dowries (and other forms of assets including land) can play a significant role ...
Does Identity Confusion Make People More Zealous and Hostile Toward Other Groups?
Identity confusion causes people to become more hostile and aggressive toward those who do not share their beliefs.