Researching Gender, Child & Youth Health
Debra Pepler, a member of York's LaMarsh Centre for Research on Violence and Conflict Resolution, is leading the “Canadian Initiative for the Prevention of Bullying,” a national strategy funded through Canada's National Crime Prevention Strategy.
York Autism Alliance Research Group
The York University Alliance in Autism brings together researchers from the Faculty of Health with expertise across the continuum from basic science to clinical outcomes.
Homeless Hub is a web-based research library and information center representing an innovative step forward in the use of technology to enhance knowledge mobilization and networking. The Homeless Hub has emerged as a place where community services providers, researchers, government representatives, and the general public can access and share research, stories, and best practices.
“Assets Coming Together for Youth: Linking Research, Policy and Action for Positive Youth Development”
Professor Uzo Anucha is collaborating with researchers on a project that takes a social justice perspective recognizing the social, political and economic forces youth in the community face. The research aims to develop a comprehensive youth strategy that will outline how marginalized urban communities like Jane-Finch can make use of their community assets to support positive youth development.
York's Knowledge Mobilization (KM) Unit connects research and researchers with people and organizations seeking to develop sustainable solutions to social, environmental, economic and cultural challenges.