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The mission of the Pickering Centre is to advance our understanding of child and adolescent development and foster knowledge exchange among academic researchers and members of the community.


Recent News:


Congratulations to Alicia McVarnock for receiving the 2022 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS) Award! Alicia is a PhD student member of the Pickering Centre, supervised by Dr. Robert Coplan. To learn more about her award-winning research on shyness and academic adjustment, click here.

Alicia was recently interviewed by CBC Ottawa to discuss her research. To watch the segment, click here.


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