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

  • Saturday, July 5

    Supporting Caregivers of Persons with Episodic Disabilities

    Dr. Donna Lero and Dr. Denise Whitehead had the pleasure of presenting their poster on "Supporting Caregivers of Persons with Episodic Disabilities" at the international Work and Family Research Network Conference in New York City on June 20th, 2014. This year's theme was "Changing work and family relationships in a global economy." This poster is part of a collaborative research project of the Episodic Disability Support Initiative which includes the Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR). The poster is available for viewing and can be printed on legal size paper. read more...

  • Tuesday, May 27

    International Year of the Family Speaker Series: Queer Transgender Storyteller S. Bear Bergman

    S. Bear Bergman's presentation focuses on family. How we create it and nurture it, whether our family is original, chosen, or a hearty blend. Renowned queer transgender author and storyteller S. Bear Bergman's stories describe and exalt the lives of his grandparents, the hilarity of planning his wedding, his Shabbos table, and the story of Chanukah. At the same time, they make space for our drag mothers, step-parents emeritus, sperm donor's parents, spuncles and sparkles. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll call your mother. read more...

  • Wednesday, May 14

    McMaster's CIHR Cafe Scientifique: Does Gender Matter?

    This event was hosted by McMaster University, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and its Institute of Gender and Health. read more...

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