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Food Security Advocacy and Activism Among Post-Secondary Students: A Case Study of Lakehead University

May 9, 2023

In this MA thesis, using a feminist intersectional case study approach, the author examines how the identities of student activists influence their activism and advocacy on food insecurity on campus at Lakehead University.

Empowering Students to Overcome Climate Anxiety

November 24, 2022 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST

In this webinar we are joined by two nursing professionals, Natania Abebe, a double master’s graduate in Nursing and Public Health and Raluca Radu, lecturer in the School of Nursing from the University of British Columbia, to talk about the relationship between climate change and mental health. Our guests will present an interactive resource toolkit that was developed as part of Natania’s graduate project which focused on climate change and mental health. This presentation aims to explore strategies for supporting students experiencing eco-anxiety.

Understanding Campus Culture and Student Coping Strategies for Mental Health Issues in Five Canadian Colleges and Universities

September 7, 2022

This study aimed to better understand campus mental health culture and student mental health coping strategies, and to identify the mental health needs of students as well as gaps in mental health services within postsecondary education in Canada.

Feeling Welcomed: Creating Space for Indigenous Students at the University of Guelph

October 20, 2022 | 12:00PM - 1:00PM EST

In this webinar we are joined by Danielle Nowosad and Melissa Perreault from the University of Guelph, to discuss their work developing an orientation package for Indigenous students entering the biological sciences. This work was part of a larger project which included Indigenizing the biological sciences building and creating a residential school memorial site. The two will talk about the barriers and successes of the project, followed by a question-and-answer period.

Are students aware of, knowledgeable about, and willing to use campus safety services?

July 14, 2022

This study aimed to investigate the extent to which students were aware of, knowledgeable about, and willing to use services offered by Campus Safety at Carleton University.

Assessing Student Rape Myth Acceptance and Attitude Toward Intervening in Incidents of Sexual Violence

July 14, 2022

This study used the Bystander Attitude Scale-Revised and the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale, to collect data from a sample of 154 students at Nipissing University.

An intersectional analysis of sexual violence policies, responses, and prevention efforts at Ontario universities

July 14, 2022

This dissertation critically analyzes how sexual violence is being conceptualized in post-secondary institutions’ policies, responses, and prevention efforts.

The REDress Project

Casting an Indigenous Feminist Worldview on Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Programs in Ontario’s Universities

July 14, 2022

This article explores the six-month collective endeavour in 2017/18 to challenge and reframe colonial representations of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Transgender and Two-Sprit people through the installation of the REDress Project and its associated events at York University.

The Role of Trust in Student Perceptions of University Sexual Assault Policies and Services

July 11, 2022

This study looks at students' perceptions of sexual assault policies and services at a mid-size university campus in Ontario, with a focus on how trust factors into reporting sexual violence and service utilization.

Exploring Inequality in Relation to Rates of Reporting Sexual Assault at Canadian Post-Secondary Institutions

July 11, 2022

This literature review identifies how the policies, barriers, and responses to sexual assault at Canadian post-secondary institutions can impact an individual's chances of reporting sexual assault.