COVID-19 Educational ResourcesApril 17, 2020
Offord Centre’s Families First Team has put together an informative resource for parents about educational and fun activities online. All the resources have information about age, languages and cost in the document along with a short description of each link. To view the resource, click here.
The Offord Centre to host Public LectureJanuary 29, 2020
The Offord Centre for Child Studies invites members of the community to attend our first Public Lecture, Violence in the Home: What the Public Needs to Know.
The Offord Centre recognized by Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent PsychiatryOctober 30, 2019
The Offord Centre for Child Studies is honoured to be recognized for their hard work at the 39th Annual Canadian Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CACAP) Conference. Dr. Harriet MacMillan has been awarded the Paul Steinhauer Advocacy Award. The Offord Centre has also been awarded a Certificate of Special Recognition for outstanding contributions to the improvement of mental health of children, youth and families.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship opportunity!June 12, 2019
Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Developmental Pathways in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Researchers at McMaster University are seeking qualified applicants for a post-doctoral research opportunity in the autism field. Applicants will be eligible for a 12 to 24 month Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Stelios Georgiades and Dr. Eric Duku. The position is…
The Offord Centre of Child Studies featured in Hamilton Spectator article on April 22, 2019April 24, 2019
The Offord Centre of Child Studies was featured in The Hamilton Spectator on April 22, 2019 in an article titled “No one oversees children’s mental health in Ontario warn McMaster University researchers.” To read the full article click here. To learn more about the 2014 Otario Child Health Study (OCHS) click here. The Ontario Child Health Study…
The Offord Centre of Child Studies featured in Hamilton Spectator articleApril 24, 2019
The Offord Centre of Child Studies was featured in The Hamilton Spectator on April 18, 2019 in an article titled “One-third of Ontario kids get the mental health care they need concludes Offord Centre study.” To read the full article click here. To learn more about the 2014 Otario Child Health Study (OCHS) click here….
Offord Centre members part of gender-based violence research initiativeDecember 5, 2018
On Monday December 3, 2018 Federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and Minister of Seniors Filomena Tassi came to McMaster to personally delivered the news that researchers from the Offord Centre for Child Studies will lead a $3.4 million study over the next five years, working to evaluate positive parenting initiatives in a drive to…
Offord Centre for Child Studies Symposium Showcases Research Synergies, MentorshipsMay 17, 2018
The Offord Centre for Child Studies Research Symposium: Bridging Science to Practice in Children’s Mental Health, held May 3, 2018, was a well-received event showcasing the breadth and depth of research done by the various collaborative teams and studies at the Centre. The event was held at McMaster Innovation Park in Hamilton, which is…
Harriet MacMillan Recognized as Distinguished University ProfessorApril 11, 2018
Dr. Harriet MacMillan, Offord Centre for Child Studies researcher, and member of the McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, has been recognized as a Distinguished University Professor, the highest award that McMaster University can confer on a faculty member. The title, created in 1996, is conferred only on faculty members who have demonstrated distinction and impact…
McMaster Collaborating on Multinational Autism Study Funded by NIHJanuary 25, 2018
McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, is participating in a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) – funded project on autism and neurodevelopment disorders. Led by the University of California, San Francisco, and called “Development of a standardized measure of social-communication abilities for children with neurodevelopmental disorders,” the project aims to…