The Conversation News Archive
January 21, 2021 —
'Hydrogen gas is increasingly heralded as the mobile energy source of the green economy'
The Conversation: Reopen recreation spaces after COVID-19 for the good of the public, not the individual
January 8, 2021 —
Yet the lessons from our first reopening strategies last spring make it clear that we have a number of very important questions arising about leisure, recreation and public space
The Conversation: Restraining and secluding students with disabilities is an urgent human rights issue
January 6, 2021 —
UM researches find schools using physical restraint and seclusion spaces, further marginalizing children with disabilities
December 22, 2020 —
Take a look at illuminating research written by members of our community
The Conversation: Beyond self-care –Try these 5 therapeutic tools to manage stress better during COVID-19 restrictions
December 16, 2020 —
Here are five key Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) strategies that validate difficult emotions invoked by the pandemic and make the case for changing automatic reactions that may be driven by strong emotions, such as self-medicating with substances, starting an argument or eating a pint of ice cream to feel better.
November 17, 2020 —
'Following president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, a campaign video of him reading Irish poet Seamus Heaney’s verse adaptation of an ancient Greek play went viral'
The Conversation: First World War poet Wilfred Owen, treated for shell shock, carried readers into the horror of war
November 6, 2020 —
This article is written by Mark Libin, Associate Professor, Department of English, Theatre, Film & Media, University of Manitoba and first appeared on The Conversation
September 4, 2020 —
The evidence that human activity has warmed the global climate over the past century is incontrovertible. Individual extreme events are, however, influenced by many other factors.
August 24, 2020 —
Wearing masks is now recommended in schools in Canada and the United States, for example, so it is imperative to look for solutions that mitigate the negative social, relational and physical effects on students and teachers.
August 17, 2020 —
The potential long-term consequences on children from increased parental stress, anxiety and depression are only beginning to be understood.