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New paper challenges evidence for some gold-standard psychotherapies

July 31, 2019 - Media release

Psychologists rely on a gold standard of clinical treatments for a wide range of conditions from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder to adult ADHD. Now new research by social psychologist John Sakaluk and his colleague at University of Kansas is calling into question some of the statistics supporting these psychotherapies.

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Small boat noise in the Salish Sea impacts whale health

June 7, 2019 - Ring

On World Ocean’s Day, marine biologist and coastal geographer Lauren McWhinnie is excited to be part of the festivities at Fisherman’s Wharf and supporting local organization SIMRES (Saturna Island Marine Research and Education Society); however, her purpose will be to raise awareness about small boat noise in the Salish Sea and its impact on the health of whales and in particular the endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW).

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Cultural re-centring model

March 29, 2019 - News

How does one “speak back” to violence experienced by Indigenous girls, young women, two-spirit youth, even whole communities impacted from centuries of oppression? This question frames the work of Sisters Rising, an Indigenous-led, community-based research project that honours Indigenous youth who have experienced sexualized, gender-based violence by offering traditional land- and arts-based teachings.

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