What We Do

Centre projects and activities are generally related to one of four research themes.

  • Workplace Policies & Family Supports

  • Gender & Organizations

  • Father Involvement

  • Rural Work-Life

These research themes provide a strategic framework for current projects and activities as well as for selecting and responding to new opportunities.

View outputs from all of our project areas below:

Projects

    Recent News

  • Tuesday, April 28

    The Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being welcomes the Sexual and Gender Diversity Research Lab

    This year, University of Guelph psychology graduate students Thomas Sasso and Amy Ellard-Gray started the Sexual and Gender Diversity Research Lab. The mission of the research lab is to provide a supportive learning environment for students and faculty who are interested in conducting sexual and gender diversity research. read more...

  • Tuesday, April 7

    Celebrating National Family Caregiver Day

    The Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being and our partners are proud to raise our voices in recognition of the millions of Canadians - family, friends and neighbours - who take on a caring role to support someone with a diminishing physical ability, a debilitating cognitive condition or a chronic life-limiting illness. read more...

  • Sunday, January 18

    Fact Sheet: Combining care work and paid work

    Issues related to combining paid work and caregiving are explored in a new Fact Sheet developed by Dr. Janet Fast, University of Alberta, Dr. Donna Lero, CFWW; Richared deMarco (Employment and Social Development Canada) and Heloisa Ferriera and Jacquie Eales (both University of Alberta). read more...

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