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Child and Youth Research that Matters

(left to right) LaMarsh faculty: Jessica Fraser-Thomas, Alison Macpherson, Debra Pepler, and Gord Flett at the Faculty of Health Research Day Celebration 2013.

Mission

The LaMarsh Centre is a collaborative group of faculty and students that supports community-engaged interdisciplinary research in health, education, relationships and development of infants, children, adolescents, emerging adults and families everywhere.

Values

Safety and Health in Society

The LaMarsh Centre works diligently to influence policy, provide research based advocacy, promote healthy development and embrace diversity in all aspects of its work.

Scientific Excellence

The LaMarsh Centre strives to adopt a rigorous approach in research which leads to accurate results, promotes innovation, and can be externally validated.

Research into Practice

The goals of the LaMarsh Centre are to mobilize knowledge within the community while focusing on issues which relate to both its local and global community.

A Collaborative Learning Environment

The LaMarsh Centre works together with community organizations to stimulate learning, exchange ideas, develop knowledge and skills as well as provide student mentorship.

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