Two Prentice Institute Research Affiliates Collaborating on New Research Institute

Friday, October 12, 2012

University of Lethbridge Establishes Institute for Child and Youth Studies

At its October 11, 2012 meeting, the University of Lethbridge Board of Governors has approved a new research institute – the Institute for Child and Youth Studies – which will bring together researchers from several disciplines who are increasingly adding child and youth studies projects to their research portfolios.

The Institute for Child and Youth Studies (I-CYS) formalizes a concept developed by a multi-disciplinary group of faculty members who hosted a successful conference at the U of L in 2011.

Their efforts attracted researchers, professional practitioners and guests from around the world to consider the state of child studies in Canada. This was the start of a number of discussions, research partnerships and joint projects that have led to the establishment of I-CYS.

http://www.uleth.ca/notice/display.html?b=300&s=18372


Dr. Heidi MacDonald and Dr. Jan Newberry

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