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Be WELL, Be SAFE – Wellness@Work

Wellness@Work and Student Wellness have collaborated to host a week-long series of events and activities to celebrate Mental Health Week and North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH). From May 7-11th, we are encouraging students, faculty and staff to take time out of their busy days to participate in some new training opportunities, workshops, social events and activities.   Kickoff event to be held on May 7th.

Digital Humanities Summer Workshops

  The University of Guelph is hosting a series of 4-day workshops on topics related to digital humanities research and teaching from May 14-17, 2018.

Wellness @ Work Upcoming Events

The University of Guelph is committed to supporting the well-being of the whole person for all University of Guelph staff and faculty through a comprehensive, integrated, evidence-informed workplace health promotion strategy. The Healthy Workplace Advisory Committee helps the University to meet this commitment. All staff and faculty are encouraged to participate in Healthy Workplace programming and initiatives, and feedback is welcome at any time.

Guelph Talks Research – Relationships: Conflict, re/conciliation and the tree of life

One Topic, Three Takes – Relationships: Conflict, re/conciliation and the tree of life Join us as we bring apples and oranges together. The University of Guelph is one of Canada’s top comprehensive research-intensive universities and scholarly excellence is at the core of our mission. We celebrate this excellence with University Research Awards which span all of our colleges. Learn more about what our faculty awardees are doing.

Doing Good in Communities

'Doing Good in Communities' is an experiential First Year Seminar course at the University of Guelph that challenges students to think beyond volunteering and charity as the means to have a positive impact in our communities. Over the course of the W18 semester, interdisciplinary teams of students address specific challenges identified by community-partners (OurEnergyGuelph, UofG Sustainability Week and Victor Davis Memorial Court Non-Profit Homes) using tools and techniques from lean business models and social enterprise startups.

Exploring narratives of women survivors of abuse: Stories of empowerment and recovery in the context of Turkey

Lecture by Bursa Yalcinoz, Ph.D Candidate, Bogazici University & CSSLRV Visiting Scholar Bursa Yalcinoz is currently a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Bogazici University, Turkey. In her research, she is addressing questions about the initiation of disengagement process from abusive relationships, women's personal experiences after physcial separation and their processes of empowerment and psychological recovery. She will continue to work on her dissertation study at the CSSLRV as a visiting PhD student, from October 2017 - October 2018.   

Mental Health Conference

The Psychology Society is hosting the event. Tickets are $15.  RSVP -

Sex work and human trafficking: A panel discussion

A panel discussion with:    - Antonela Arhin, University of Toronto   - Oralia Gomez-Ramirez, Wilfrid Laurier University   - Candace Johnson, Department of Political Science, University of Guelph (Moderator)

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