Researchers explore how social, contextual and early life influences play a role in the healthy development of children and youth. These determinants of child and youth health are assessed by our researchers using data-driven tools and national collaborative research programs.

Selected Projects

  • The Early Development Instrument (EDI) National Research Program 
  • Are poverty-reduction and early learning policy investments associated with improved early childhood outcomes in Canada?
  • Global Scales of Early Development (GSED)
  • Student Achievement Trajectories in Ontario: Capacities, Contexts, and Causes
  • Thriving Together: Assessing the Mental Health Needs of Newcomer Students and their Families
  • Hamilton Youth Study (HYS)

Researchers Include:

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