Switching schools before Grade 3 affects academics, study findsFebruary 21, 2014
A McMaster University researcher’s work may call into question Ontario’s move not to have full-day kindergarten in every school, as long as every child has access.
NBC Education Nation CommentaryFebruary 10, 2014
A commentary piece on youth mentoring mentions the work of Dr. Ellen Lipman.
Watching and playing sports can have a big impact on teen alcohol useDecember 9, 2013
“Sport participation in the past was associated with increased alcohol use in the future, sometimes years into the future,” said John Cairney, a professor in the Department of Family Medicine.
Full-day kindergarten is setting kids up for successSeptember 3, 2013
McMaster University Professor Magdalena Janus says: “The children appear to be more competent, especially in language and cognitive areas, especially the very first year that they participate in the full-day program.”
Healthcare professionals need to look out for fabricated illness in childrenAugust 27, 2013
Dr. Harriet MacMillan says caregiver-fabricated illness in a child often goes unrecognized.
Groundbreaking mental health study to be repeated 30 years laterMay 15, 2013
The Ontario Child Health Study is being repeated 30 years later.
Former Offord director heads new youth mental health programMay 3, 2013
Dr. Peter Szatmari is now leading an integrated child and youth mental health program at the University of Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.
Prestigious Banting fellowship for Offord Centre researcher Mark FerroSeptember 13, 2012
Mark Ferro was named a Banting Postdoctoral Fellow for 2012.