Caregivers of persons with mental health or addictions problems tend to be younger and face an increased risk of depression and psychological distress than other caregiver groups, according to a new study out of the University of New Brunswick. The study is one of the first in the country to look at these caregivers as… Read More »

Dr. Will van den Hoonaard was recently presented with an Award for Lifetime Achievement at the Health Improvement Institute’s Awards for Excellence in Human Research Protection. Dr. van den Hoonaard has been previously honoured with a UNB President’s Medal, a Merit Award, and the United Nations Association of Canada Global Citizen Award for his exceptional… Read More »

On Wednesday, May 15, at 8 a.m. at the Fredericton Crown Plaza there will be a breakfast and information session to announce the launch of a new set of tools that have been developed to assist victims/survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV). These tools were created through the project Empowering Women Victims of Intimate Partner… Read More »

The department of sociology at UNB Fredericton will host the 2013 Nels Anderson Lecture on Thursday, March 14, at 2:30 p.m. in Tilley Hall, Room 303. This year’s guest speaker will be John Myles, emeritus professor of sociology and senior fellow at the School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto. Dr. Myles will… Read More »