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You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

You're Invited: 4th Annual Book Celebration

A virtual event will be held to celebrate recent publications by Annie Bunting, Lisa Drummond, Carlo Fanelli, Les Jacobs, Jaime Llambías-Wolff, Vanisha Sukdeo, and Douglas C. Young. This event will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Each of the books is available for purchase at the hyperlinks provided with […]

Health & Society Students Propose Therapeutic Garden at York

Health & Society Students Propose Therapeutic Garden at York

Fourth-year Health & Society students proposed to launch a new initiative at York - the creation of a Therapeutic Garden for students, staff and faculty. The plan is the culmination of class research, brainstorming, planning, writing and consensus decision-making. The students hope the shared space will help reduce stress and improve an overall sense of well-being […]

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health (Click for more)

HESO Prof. Megan Davies talks with yFile about History in Practice (HiP) and mental health (Click for more)

History in Practice website provides instructors with resources on critical perspectives of mental health Due to the impacts of vast changes in our lives from COVID-19, York University course instructors may be thinking about connecting with mental health in their teaching this year. For this, the online source History in Practice (HiP) offers a terrific starting point. […]

HESO Prof. Emilia Nielsen's talks with yFile about her new book (Click for more)

HESO Prof. Emilia Nielsen's talks with yFile about her new book (Click for more)

  "Professor Emilia Nielsen, from the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, has published a book about breast cancer that tackles the issue in a very different way. Disrupting Breast Cancer Narratives: Stories of Rage and Repair (University of Toronto Press, 2019) explores what she calls the “politically insistent narratives of illness” and refutes […]

Congratulations to HESO alumna Mayuri Mahentharan! (Click for announcement)

Congratulations to HESO alumna Mayuri Mahentharan! (Click for announcement)

HESO colleagues are happy to announce that HESO alumna Mayuri Mahentharan has successfully defended her MSc in Health Policy at the University of Toronto for her project “A Population-based Study of Individuals with Schizophrenia and Correctional Involvement.” Congratulations Mayuri! We are so proud of you!

The School of Nursing is having a talk and book launch Nov. 16

The School of Nursing is having a talk and book launch Nov. 16

The School of Nursing is having a talk and book launch featuring Personal and Political: Stories from the Women’s Health Movement 1960-2010 with Dr. Lorraine Greaves- Centre of Excellence in Women’s Health. Friday, November 16 at noon in the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, Room 1005. More information in the poster.

HESO Award Winner

HESO Award Winner

On November 21st, 2017, The Departments of Social Science & Communication Studies held their annual Student Awards Ceremony. Student Maria Mardirosian received the Health and Society Book Prize (4th Year), and she created this short video to commemorate the event.