News and events

  • Exploring Careers in Child and Youth Studies

    The CHYS Department, in partnership with Co-op, Career & Experiential Education, are hosting an “Exploring Careers in… Child and Youth Studies” Event on
    Tuesday, November 6th from 5 pm to 7 pm in Pond Inlet.
    Students can gain insights into possible career paths/options, Industry trends, strategies for securing a job.  All interested Brock University students are invited to join us for the event.  Students need to register through Career Zone as it is limited enrollment.

  • CHYS 4th year Information Session

    All Child and Youth Studies Majors and Concurrent CHYS BA/BEd Majors who are in 3rd year and planning on applying to the 4th year of the CHYS program are encouraged to attend this information session.

    When? Thursday, November 8th
    Time? 10 am to 11 am
    Where? Welch Hall Room 8G
     Please join us to find out more about your 4th year options!
  • SSHRC awards $565,000 to Brock student researchers

    Congratulations to Emily Murphy, she is one of 16 Brock student researchers who recently received a collective $565,000 in SSHRC awards for 2018. https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2018/06/sshrc-awards-565000-to-brock-student-researchers/

    Congratulations to  Emma Peddigrew and Lindsay Sheppard who received the SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

     

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  • Child and Youth Studies 4th Year Honour’s Theses Poster Fair

    This year’s poster fair is on Thursday, March 29th at 1:30 at the Cairns Scotiabank Atrium. Please come to support our students.

  • In the news: Tony on teens who bully and sex

    https://brocku.ca/brock-news/2018/01/teens-who-bully-will-use-those-traits-to-get-sex-new-research-shows/

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  • Anthony Volk awarded SSHRC Grant in 2017

    Brock researcher in the Department of Child and Youth Studies, Anthony Volk, received an Insight Development Grant for his project, “Reconceptualizing bullying: strengthening the foundation for measurement, research, interventions and policies.”

    Learn more about SSHRC grants and Brock recipients.

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  • Dawn Zinga awarded SSHRC Grants in 2017

    Brock researcher in the Department of Child and Youth Studies, Dawn Zinga, received an Insight Development Grant for her project, “Why do competitive dancers commit to dance? Exploring the lived experiences of young competitive dancers within a motivational framework” and an Insight Grant for her project, “Breaking down barriers: first generation students and programming that addresses barriers to post-secondary achievement.”

    Learn more about SSHRC grants and Brock recipients.

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  • In the news: Shauna Pomerantz comments on dress codes

    The Canadian Press interviewed Brock Child and Youth Studies Associate Professor, Shauna Pomerantz, about the debate around dress codes in schools. The story was picked by 54 publications across Canada, including CTV Toronto News. Read the story.

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  • In the news: Danielle S. Molnar comments on perfectionism

    Danielle S. Molnar comments on how perfectionism can be deadly in this CBC News article. 

    Molnar’s recent research suggests that some perfectionists are also cursed with a tendency to procrastinate, to fail to complete important tasks even when they know the delay will result in negative consequences.

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  • In the news: Dorothy Griffiths spends Canada Day swearing in new citizens

    Dorothy Griffiths, Brock Child and Youth Studies professor, was the volunteer presiding official at a Niagara-on-the-Lake citizenship ceremony, where she swore in 19 individuals as they officially became Canadians. Read more

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