The Prentice Institute collaborates with researchers in Canada and elsewhere to address some of the most difficult challenges of the next generation and beyond.

Dr. Trevor Harrison, leading researcher in the study of populism, named winner of Speaker Research Award

The Prentice Institute for Global Population and Economy would like to congratulate Dr. Harrison on this accomplishment. Dr. Harrison has worked alongside the Prentice Institute in various capacities since 2007, beginning his time with the Institute as our Interim Director until 2009. Congratulations, Dr. Harrison!

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New article from Prentice Institute research associate Nick Yarmey and others:

Integrated species distribution models reveal spatiotemporal patterns of human–wildlife conflict

To mitigate human–wildlife conflict it is imperative to know where and when conflict occurs. However, standard methods used to predict the occurrence of human–wildlife conflict often fail to recognize how a species distribution likely limits where and when conflict may happen...

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Are you a private refugee sponsor, resettled refugee, or settlement service provider living in a rural or smaller Canadian community (with a population of 125,000 or less)? We want to hear from you!

Share your experiences in an online focus group, starting in June.

If interested, please contact us via email here: [email protected]

*This project is funded by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada* @CitImmCanada

The Refugee Hub: Knowledge Brief Series Launch

The Knowledge Brief Series is produced by the University of Ottawa Refugee Hub. The Briefs are intended to briefly summarize the global state of knowledge on topics related to community-based refugee sponsorship. 

See below to download the knowledge brief from the Prentice Institute's Director, Dr. Lars Hallstrom, and Research Associate Stacey Haugen:

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Population Data Portal

The Population Data Portal is UNFPA’s ultimate data source and tracker for population and development data. It combines the newest population data on topics like sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, family planning, maternal health, or gender based violence gathered from a multiple sources.

View the Portal

2022 CAnD3 Keynote Address: Race/Ethnicity, Racism, and Population Health and Aging in the United States

June 8th, 11:00am EDT

Drawing on examples from the United States, Dr. Hummer will speak to how research can identify and address racial/ethnic inequities in health indicators—such as life expectancy and allostatic load—in order to improve population health for all.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS - Emergent-cies: Politics Today and Tomorrow

This year’s conference theme focuses on multiple, and multi-faceted, emergencies, as well as the challenging and contested politics that arise in response to, and are constitutive of, various states of emergency, past, present, and future. From declaring a climate emergency, to resolving to redress historical and ongoing genocidal practices, and a plethora of intersecting injustices; from reacting to housing and care crises, and rising food prices, to grappling with tax inequities and wealth flight; from answering the demands of youth-driven movements to acting on calls for more civic engagement and meaningful participatory democracy – governments around the world are facing complex, competing priorities. 

The deadline for proposals is July 5, 2022.

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New Data Available from Statistics Canada

New data from the 2021 Canadian census are now available: 

Age and Type of Dwelling

Sex at Birth and Gender

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