Articles by author: nandrews

  • Hope presents her Honours Thesis!

    Alongside other undergraduate students in Child and Youth Studies, Hope presented her Honours Thesis research to an engaged crowd at the CHYS Honours Research Colloquium on Tuesday, March 26. Hope found that parenting stress related to higher externalizing behaviors in children, in a sample of at-risk families attending a community-based early intervention program.

  • Identity’s impact on young learners the focus of Horizon winner’s research

    Oya Pakkal (MA ’23) wants to understand the psychological impacts of identity on learning.

    The Brock University PhD student in Psychology says she is dedicated to enhancing the educational journey for adolescents who navigate multiple marginalized identities, both visible and invisible, by researching the complexities of how these young people experience and interact with educational environments.

    She aims to develop strategies to acknowledge and support these unique identity-based challenges within the learning process through her research and teaching.

    Read more in The Brock News


  • Social networks summer school

    In January, 2024, Dr. Andrews went to Santiago, Chile for the CHISOCNET Social Networks Summer School to learn more about social network science! Check out more info here:

  • Oya has an MA!

    A huge congratulations to Oya Pakkal, who defended her Master’s thesis in Psychology and earned her MA! We’re thrilled that Oya is continuing on to her PhD at Brock and stays with the lab!

  • Congrats Jiayi Li, MA!

    Jiayi successfully defended her Master’s Thesis on friendship homophily and peer victimization, and then presented this work at the Society for Research in Adolescence in San Diego! Great work Jiayi!

  • Faculty awards recognize research looking forward, back

    A trio of researchers in Brock’s Faculty of Social Sciences is being recognized for their work to advance their respective fields.

    Assistant Professors of Child and Youth Studies Naomi Andrews and Chelsea Jones are joint recipients of the 2021 Faculty of Social Sciences Early Career Researcher Award, while Professor Robert Dimand in the Department of Economics has been named the Faculty’s 2021 Distinguished Researcher.

    Read more in The Brock News

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  • “It Takes a Village:” Fostering Child Wellbeing in COVID and Beyond

    Dr. Andrews speaks at a panel hosted by Start2Finish, a national organization committed to breaking the cycle of child poverty through educational programs to support at-risk children. As part of Start2Finish’s Thinkers and Doers Series, the panel, presented live on May 27 2021, focused on the Canada’s poor outcomes for children and youth according to the UNICEF Report Card, COVID, and what this means for the well-being of Canadian children now and in the future. “How might we increase outcomes and foster healthier and happier children? How do we reckon with the growing inequalities in this country?”

    Click here to watch!