Category: Project teams

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New Journey to Save Fish: Oshki Maadaadiziwin Jaa Bimaaji’ut Gigooyike

New Journey to Save Fish: Oshki Maadaadiziwin Jaa Bimaaji’ut Gigooyike STATUS: Ongoing (June 2020-April 2021) The Project:  This Partnership Engage project, funded by the Social Sciences, Humanities and Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and led by Postdoctoral fellow, Dr. James Stinson, will facilitate new partnerships between York University’s Young Lives Research Lab, the Dahdaleh Institute …

Planetary Health Film Lab

Planetary Health Film Lab STATUS: Pilot Complete (2020), with ongoing development The Project:  The Planetary Health Film Lab (Film Lab) was was designed and implemented by Dr. Mark Terry, Postdoctoral Fellow of the Dahdaleh Institute of Global Health Research (DIGHR) at York University, with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) …

Rooted & Rising

Rooted and Rising STATUS: Ongoing Project Rooted and Rising is a radical education program designed to meet the urgent environmental and social crises faced by today’s youth and their communities. Led by Ph.D Candidate, Roxy Cohen, with support from Dr. Kate Tilleczek, Dr. Steve Alsop and a dedicated and multidisciplinary steering committee, the Rooted and …

Knowing Global Youth

Knowing Global Youth STATUS: (2012-2019) with ongoing curriculum development. Project Through a participatory action research approach to creating a unique, intercultural course about youth, Knowing Global Youth has utilized the relationships that have been built, over many years, between The Young Lives Research Lab and the Williche people of Chiloé, Chile. Led by Dr. Kate …

Wekimün: A school for and with Indigenous Youth & Communities in Chile

Wekimün: A School for and with Indigenous Youth and Their Communities STATUS: Complete (2012-2018) with resulting school still operating sustainably Project In the Williche language of Mapudungün, wekimün means new knowledge; the integration of new and traditional knowledge. The Wekimün Chilkatuwe School, located in the archipelago of Chiloé, Chile, integrates modern knowledge with traditional Williche cultural …

Socially and Emotionally Aware Kids (SEAK)

Socially & Emotionally Aware Kids STATUS: Complete (2020) The Project:  Socially and Emotionally Aware Kids (SEAK) is a project of the Canadian Mental Health Association Nova Scotia Division (CMHA NS) funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) through the Innovation Strategy.  Objectives Currently in its third phase and with additional funding from two …

Digital Media and Young Lives Over Time: International and Cultural Comparisons

Digital Media and Young Lives over Time: International and Cultural Comparisons STATUS: Complete (2012-2019) Project This project sought to identify and understand the long term impacts of technology on the lives of young people in Canada, Scotland, and Australia. This interdisciplinary and cross cultural study focused on Aboriginal, immigrant, rural, and “in risk” youth. Background …