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New Publication: Conceptualizing Youth Participation in Children’s Health Research: Insights from a Youth-Driven Process for Developing a Youth Advisory Council

The power imbalance that exists between youth and adults lends to a concentration of academic research conducted on youth, and a lack of academic research conducted with and for youth. Despite the awareness among scholars of the benefits that youth bring to research, youth engagement in academic research remains low as it faces conceptual, methodological, […]

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New Publication: Geospatial Analyses of Adverse Birth Outcomes In Southwestern Ontario: Examining The Impact of Environmental Factors

The association between exposure to environmental factors during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes such as, low birth weight (LBW) and preterm birth (PTB), has been examined previously with varying results. This study investigated environmental factors associated with LBW and PTB in Southwestern Ontario (SWO), while controlling for covariates including medical, behavioural, demographic and neighbourhood-level socioeconomic […]

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Supporting Physical Activity in Childcare Environments

Dr. Trish Tucker from Western University presents ‘Supporting Physical Activity in Childcare Environments’ at CHEWS. The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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