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Honouring their military past: PhD in Health candidate helps veterans rediscover fun, identity through art
PhD in Health candidate Lynette Peters has established the Cerberus Helmet Project, designed to serve active and retired Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) veterans and public service personnel. Peters has a ceramics studio which provides no-cost access to creative expression through pottery and glaze lessons.
Friday, August 2, 2019
Nila Joshi grew up with a forest in her backyard, so she was always playing outside and using her imagination. She built forts, and a stick could be anything she wanted it to be. Now, she’s researching how playing with open-ended materials like those can benefit children.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Looking through the comic panels of the soon-to-be-released Rainbow Reflections: Body Image Comics for Queer Men, it’s clear that this project was meant to start conversations, and that’s just what Phillip Joy hoped for.
Dal Killam Scholar and PhD Health student Phillip Joy's research focuses on how narratives and images around sexuality, heteronormativity and body image can influence nutritional choices that gay men make and affect their access to adequate health care and educational supports.