Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Tell me the old old story….
Renate Ysseldyk will be presenting at the Science Cafe on November 25, 2015. She will be talking about strategies for improving the health and well-being of older people by enhancing their sense of group identity. Find out more...
Friday, July 3, 2015
The Built Environment & Social Connections: Possibilities for Preventing Dementia?
By Anna Tomczak, Department of Health Sciences, Carleton University For many years the environment has been considered to have important effects on human well-being. Feng shui, for instance, is a Chinese philosophical system that aims to harmonize everyone with the surrounding environment through orientation of buildings and other structures. You...
Thursday, May 7, 2015
From Colonialism to Candor: The Indian Residential Schools
By Parnell Davis MacNevin & Amy Bombay, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University On Wednesday, June 11 2008, Prime Minister Stephan Harper stepped up to a podium in Ottawa and delivered a long overdue speech. In this speech he acknowledged and apologized for the wrongdoings Canada openly committed against Aboriginal peoples for over 100...