Study on the Experiences of Undergrads with Disabilities

Please see below for information on study participation: Hello Everyone! My name is Joyce Ann Miguel and I am a UTM Undergraduate Psychology Thesis student who hopes to gain some insight into the experiences of undergraduate students with disabilities as my Thesis project. The project is supervised by Professor Stuart Kamenetsky and will attempt to delve into the barriers that undergraduate students with disabilities face in attaining the necessary credentials and experiences required for admission to postgraduate programs in the ‘helping’ professions (e.g., psychology, medicine, nursing, education, and/or social work). We are seeking participants to partake in our study. Participation […]

Study at CAMH

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is seeking individuals aged 18-65 who are starting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with a licensed mental health professional. We are interested in examining changes to your emotional experiences over treatment. Participants must be experiencing some depressive symptoms (e.g., low mood, fatigue) but a formal diagnosis of depression is not required. What’s involved: One baseline interview (conducted online) and weekly surveys sent to your smartphone while you complete CBT for up to 12 weeks. All procedures are completed remotely. All participants will be compensated for their time and have the chance to request a […]

OISE Research Study on Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

Dr. Chloe Hamza’s CARE lab at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto is currently conducting a study to better understand the impact of nonsuicidal self-injury on people who know someone who self-injures (e.g., peer, romantic partner). Recent research suggests that as many as 1 in 5 post-secondary students engages in nonsuicidal self-injury (self-harm without lethal intent). While there are many resources to help people who self-injure, there is not much support for people who care for and support people who self-injure. This work is important as peers are overwhelmingly the ones who are […]

RA Opportunity at nugget.ai

nugget.ai is looking for eager and driven psychology students interested in gaining hands-on experience as volunteer RAs during the 2021 summer semester. nugget.ai is a growing tech startup devoted to solving talent acquisition and talent management problems of companies, leveraging decades of IO psychology research and cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology. With a collective passion for science, nugget.ai has a dedicated research arm that is affiliated with Mitacs and the University of Guelph. Reasons to volunteer at nugget.ai Apply and finetune your literature search, review, and interpretation skills, Gain practical experience synthesizing and mobilizing research, Have confidence that your work will […]

Psychology Undergraduate Research Club: Industry Day

Our friends at the Psychology Undergraduate Research Club (PURC) are hosting a meeting on psychology degrees in industry this Friday! Please see their message below: Curious about what to do with your psychology degree after you graduate? Not sure that research is right for you? The Psychology Undergraduate Research Club will be holding a meeting dedicated to industry and job prospects outside of research with a psychology degree on Friday, March 26th at 10:30-11:30AM EDT! We’ll be hearing from Mostafa Miandari Hossein on the intersections of psychology and data science, as well as Marnie Cornett about psychology and social work. Join […]

UTSC Clinical Neurosciences Laboratory – Volunteer RA Opportunity

Professor Anthony C. Ruocco’s Clinical Neurosciences Laboratory at the University of Toronto Scarborough is seeking volunteer undergraduate research assistants to begin immediately. Research responsibilities will initially include assisting with a systematic literature review on brain stimulation interventions for suicide-related outcomes. Further opportunities may be available to work in a research capacity with clinical populations and to assist with designing experimental behavioural paradigms. Please apply here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DMRB7L9. Application deadline is March 26 at 5:00 PM EST.

Discussion Panel: Ethical Concerns and Barriers in Global Health Initiatives

Global Health Engage within the U of T International Health Program will be hosting – Discussion Panel: Ethical Concerns and Barriers in Global Health Initiatives. See below for more info: The Global Health Engage team will be holding a panel discussion on March 18th at 5:30 P.M. This panel of global health experts including professors, researchers, and global health organization executives will explore various ethical concerns and barriers in international health, and how organizations attempt to address and solve these issues globally. This event is for anyone who would like to learn more about global health and the ethical implications […]

MacDonald Lab Volunteer RA Opportunity

See below for details on a volunteer research assistant opportunity: The MacDonald Lab is looking for volunteer research assistants to help with data collection for various projects beginning in February 2020. Volunteer research assistants will help with various social psychology projects around the lab. Most pressingly, we are looking for RAs to help with a coding task for a big data project. This involves working with spreadsheets and conducting research online. Applicants should: Be in good academic standing Be able to commit at least 8 hours per week (you can set your own hours!) Be highly conscientious and reliable Be […]

Academic Success Support for Students

While we’re all doing a lot of remote work these days, Academic Success has online supports to help you out! There are two resources that might be of special interest, both of which are running throughout finals season (and will resume in the new year too): You can book an appointment with an Academic Success peer mentor to get fast support with: reading and note-taking for tests, exams and assignments finding motivation and overcoming procrastination when working remotely setting and achieving goals making schedules to manage multiple aspects of your life and your academic expectations knowing and accessing the University’s services and […]