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April 2014

Job Opportunity

The Division of Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria is seeking an instructor for its Population Health Data Analysis program to teach the course “Working with Administrative Data” which is offered completely online, starting September 2014. Submit a résumé with a letter of intent and references by May 16, 2014.

23 April 2014 - 10:35am |

Call for proposals

Organized by the School of Psychology and the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ottawa, the next colloquium on quantitative methods in the social sciences and humanities will take place on June 6. You are invited to submit proposals by April 25.

16 April 2014 - 5:11pm |

Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Call for Proposals

In conjunction with the fourth national childcare policy conference, a one day early childhood education and childcare policy research conference titled “Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge” will take place on November 13, 2014 in Winnipeg. The planning committee is inviting proposals with a particular interest in knowledge mobilization, broadly defined. Historical as well as contemporary, and international as well as Canadian perspectives are welcomed. Deadline for submitting a proposal is June 15.

Income and Children's Outcomes in Canada

What can we really expect from government transfers, such as child benefits, that increase household income? Do they really improve children's outcomes? Annie McEwen et Jennifer Stewart review the evidence in the most recent CRDCN synthesis: “The Relationship Between Income and Children’s Outcomes: A Synthesis of Canadian Evidence.” You can also read the Research Highlight and consult the annotated bibliography.