Data Research Centre

Past Brown Bag Series Presentations

2012-13

Revisiting the Digital Divide:
Findings from the 2010 Canadian Internet Use Survey


Date: Dec 12, 2012
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm

Speakers:
Michael Haight and Annabel Quan-Haase

Presentation Slides

A Closer Look at the Relationship Between Low Self Control
and Delinquency: The Effects of Identity Style


Date: Oct 10, 2012
Time: 12:30-1:30 pm

Speaker: Michael Courey

Presentation Slides

2011-12

2010-11

An International Comparison of Lifetime Inequality:
How Continental Europe Resembles North America

April 11, 2011

Audra Bowlus
Department of Economics, University of Western Ontario

Description: How Continental Europe resembles North America: Challenging the assumptions through a new approact to lifetime earning inequality.

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 5: Iss. 3, Article 1.

The Social Determinants of Inuit Health: A Focus on Social Support in the Canadian Arctic

November 10, 2010

Chantelle A.M. Richmond
Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario

Description: Location, location, location! Regional variations in social support in the Canadian Arctic

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 5: Iss. 2, Article 1.

Diversity and organizational innovation:
The role of employee involvement

October 6, 2010

Alison M. Konrad
Ivey Business School, University of Western Ontario

Description: An ethnically diverse workforce plus good employee participation practices - a winning combination for organizational innovation

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 5: Iss. 1, Article 1.

2009-10

‘Fundamental Causes’ of Health Disparities:
A Comparative Analysis of Canada and the United States

February 10, 2010

Andrea E. Willson
Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

Description: More equal than others? `Fundamental causes' of health disparities in Canada and the United States

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 4: Iss. 3, Article 1.

Sleep matters: Why getting toddlers to sleep, and to stay asleep, is important

December 9, 2009

Graham J. Reid
Department of Psychology and Department of Family Medicine, University of Western Ontario

Description: The relation between common sleep problems and emotional and behavioral problems among 2- and 3-year-olds

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 4: Iss. 2, Article 1.

Leaving University Without Graduating:
Evidence from Canada's Youth in Transition Survey

November 11, 2009

Wolfgang Lehmann
Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

Description: “First-generation” university entrants are no more likely to drop out early on than students with university-educated parents. Or are they?

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 4: Iss. 1, Article 1.

2008-09

Parents and Friends Make a Difference in the Education of Children of Immigrants

April 8, 2009

Teresa Abada
Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

Description: Pursuit of University Education among the Children of Immigrants in Canada

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 3: Iss. 6, Article 1.

Modern family attitudes, more childbearing: Exploring a low-fertility paradox

March 11, 2009

Roderic Beaujot
Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

Description: Attitude toward Childbearing outside of Marriage in Canada

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 3: Iss. 5, Article 1.

Motor Vehicle Collisions: What Influences the Risk?

February 11, 2009

Piotr Wilk
School of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences and Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Science, University of Western Ontario

Description: Predictors of Motor Vehicle Collision Injuries

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 3: Iss. 4, Article 1.

Does socioeconomic context influence the health of Canada’s First Nations population?

November 12, 2008

Nicholas David Spence
Post-Doctoral Fellow, First Nations Project, University of Western Ontario

Description: New Vistas on the Income Inequality-Health Debate: The Case of Canada's First Nations Reserve Population

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 3: Iss. 3, Article 1.

Moving south for better paid jobs? The experience of the 2000 cohort of university graduates

October 2008

David Zarifa, Statistics Canada and
David Walters, University of Guelph

Description: Revisiting Canada's Brain Drain: Evidence from the 2000 Cohort of Canadian University Graduates

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 3: Iss. 2, Article 1

Caregivers of Men with Dementia Carry Inordinate Loads

September 10, 2008

Dorothy Forbes
Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario

Description: Gender Differences in Use and Availability of Home and Community-Based Services for People with Dementia.

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 3: Iss. 1, Article 1.

2007-08

Who you are or who you know? A study of ethno-racial differences in earnings

March 12, 2008

Reza M. Nakhaie
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Windsor

Description: Ethnoracial Origins, Social Capital, and Earnings

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 2: Iss. 4, Article 1

Disabled or “just getting old”? How perceptions of activity limitations can affect workplace realities

February 6, 2008

Julie McMullin
Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Science, University of Western Ontario

Description: Ageing, disability and workplace accommodations

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 2: Iss. 3, Article 1.

Social cohesion: An experiment in measuring the indefinable

October 10, 2007

Rajulton Fernando
Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

Description: Measuring Social Cohesion: An Experiment Using the Canadian National Survey of Giving, Volunteering, and Participating

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 2: Iss. 2, Article 1.

School Completion and Workplace Transitions Among Urban Aboriginal Youth

September 12, 2007

Paul Maxim
Associate Vice President (Research) of Wilfrid Laurier University

Description: School Completion and Workforce Transition among Urban Aboriginal Youth: Assessing the Policy Impact

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 2: Iss. 1, Article 1.

Have Income, Will Marry

September 12, 2007

Zenaida Ravanera and Rajulton Fernando
Department of Sociology, University of Western Ontario

Description: Changes in Economic Status and Timing of Marriage of Young Canadians

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 1: Iss. 3, Article 1.

The Acculturation of Canadian Immigrants: Determinants of Ethnic Identification with the Host Society

May 2007

David Walters, Kelly Phythian, and Paul Anisef
University of Guelph

Description: The Acculturation of Canadian Immigrants: Determinants of Ethnic Identification with the Host Society

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 1: Iss. 2, Article 1.

Family and hyperactivity among elementary aged children

April 2007

Don Kerr and Joseph Michalski
University of Western Ontario

Description: Family Structure and Children's Hyperactivity Problems: A Longitudinal Analysis.

RDC@Western Research Highlights: Vol. 1: Iss. 1, Article 1.