HELP Talks: A Fresh Look at the “New” Science of Child Development: Recent Findings from Two Quebec Cohorts

Please join us Wednesday, January 30th (9:30am – 12:00pm) for HELP Talks: A Fresh Look at the “New” Science of Child Development: Recent Findings from Two Quebec Cohorts

HELP is very excited to welcome Dr. Michel Boivin - Michel Boivin is Canada Research Chair in Child Development, Professor of psychology, director of the Research Unit on Children’s Psychosocial Maladjustment (GRIP) at the School of Psychology of Université Laval, and Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He leads a program of research on the bio-psycho-social determinants of child development, with a special emphasis on early childhood. This research is anchored to large population-based longitudinal studies, including the Quebec Newborn Twin Study and the Quebec Longitudinal Study of Child Development. He has extensively published in leading international journals in psychology, psychiatry and paediatrics. He co-leads the Center of Excellence in Early Childhood Development, and the web-based and multilingual (French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Russian) Encyclopaedia on Early Childhood Development, two international initiatives aimed at knowledge dissemination. He has trained more than 50 PhD students and postdoctoral fellows.


Date: Wednesday January 30th, 2019
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Clyde Hertzman Boardroom 491, HELP Office 4th floor,
School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

Hosted by:
Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, Director, Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP)
HELP, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

AGENDA:
9:30am – 10:30am Dr. Michel Boivin Presentation
10:30am – 11:00am BREAK
11:00am – 12:00pm Discussion and audience Q&A

Please RSVP and direct any questions or concerns to kim.mascarenas@ubc.ca.