• Sabrina Schmiedel defended her doctoral thesis! In Sept. 2021, our graduate student Sabrina, successfully defended her doctoral thesis! The title of her thesis is entitled: ''Comment faire rire les enfants d'âge préscolaire : Développement d'un système de codification et liens avec l'attachement enfant-père et enfant-mère''. Congratulations Dr. Schmiedel!
  • Audrey-Ann Deneault defended her doctoral thesis! In May 2021, Audrey-Ann Deneault defended her doctoral thesis entitled ''Validation of the Preschool Attachment Rating Scales and Demonstration of their Utility to Understand how Preschool Child-Mother and Child-Father Attachment Promote Children’s Social Adaptation''. Congratulations Audrey-Ann!
  • The CARElab is welcoming a new graduate student! Harshita Seal will be starting her PhD in Experimental Psychology in the fall 2021. Her research will be supported by a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Master's) from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Harshita has been volunteering with the CARElab since 2018, and is an integral part of the coordination team for our current research project on parental playfulness. We are thrilled to have her join the lab!
  • Jeffry Quan defended his doctoral thesis! In June 2020, Jeffry Quan defended his doctoral thesis entitled "Autonomy and relatedness during the preschool period: An examination of parent-child interactions within and across cultures." Congratulations Jeffry!
  • The CARElab was featured in a video about the developmental labs at the University of Ottawa! To learn more about the interesting research that our lab and other labs are doing, check out this video:
  • Véronique Woychuk was awarded the Best Honours Thesis Award! Her thesis was entitled: "Relations fraternelles: Le lien entre les observations en milieu naturel et les rapports des parents". Congrats Véronique!
  • Audrey-Ann Deneault won the Pierre Baron scholarship! In June 2019, Audrey-Ann was awarded the Pierre Baron Memorial Scholarship for excellence in research. Congratulations Audrey-Ann!
  • We received a grant for a new research project! Dr. Jean-François Bureau received funding through the Insight Grant program of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). The project is entitled: "Fathers' and mothers' playful parenting in the preschool years: Associations with children's socioaffective, socio-cognitive, and selective learning abilities".
  • Sage Sezlik received a Doctoral Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada! Congratulations Sage!
  • Dr. Jean-François Bureau was promoted to the rank of Full Professor! Congratulations Dr. Bureau on this accomplishment!
  • Audrey-Ann Deneault received scholarships to support a research stay at the University of Maryland! Audrey-Ann received the Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Student Mobility Bursary from the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS) at the University of Ottawa to spend six months doing research with low-income, diverse families under the supervision of Dr. Natasha Cabrera. Congratulations Audrey-Ann!
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