Opinion Piece by Offord Centre Researchers Featured in The Hamilton SpectatorJanuary 12, 2021
Michael Boyle and Laura Duncan call for the formulation of a policy that focuses on and supports the most vulnerable during the pandemic. Read the story on The Hamilton Spectator
Dr. Jennifer Khoury named Tier II Canada Research Chair in Interdisciplinary Studies in Neuroscience at MSVUJanuary 6, 2021
Former Offord Centre postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Jennifer Khoury is transitioning to start in a faculty position within the Department of Psychology at Mount Saint Vincent University.
McMaster Child & Youth Mental Health Program 2019 Report CardDecember 16, 2020
The 2019 Report Card, created in partnership by the Offord Centre and McMaster Children’s Hospital contains the results of a standard questionnaire answered by youth and families in 2019.
Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence: An UpdateAugust 27, 2020
Harriet MacMillan and Melissa Kimber were two of the three co-authors on an updated Position Paper, just published in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry entitled, “Recognizing and Responding to Intimate Partner Violence: An Update”. You can read the position paper here.
Ontario Parent SurveyMay 13, 2020
A recent study led by Dr. Andrea Gonzalez, Core Member at The Offord Centre for Child Studies was featured in The Hamilton Spectator on May 5, 2020 in an article titled “How have you handled lockdown? And what might you need to transition back out of it?” To read the full article click here. To learn…
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…