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PRESS ARTICLES FEATURING DR. YOUNG & HER RESEARCH
One year later COVID has changed everything, for worse and better

Hamilton Spectator

March 11, 2021

It is an anniversary that marks a beginning — and an end, to what had seemed life's long-established certainties.

Women are more stressed out by coronavirus than men, new study shows

Mother.ly

April 1, 2020

Mothers carry an incredibly heavy mental load during the best of times and during this pandemic, we are facing unprecedented psychological challenges. Study after study shows that moms are suffering higher rates of psychological distress right now, compared to dads.

Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award

McMaster Sociology News

October 12, 2017

McMaster Sociology faculty Dr. Marisa Young has received the prestigious Early Researcher Award from the Province of Ontario, Ministry of Research, Innovation, and Science.

Reuben Hill Award 2016

McMaster Sociology News

September 21, 2016

McMaster Sociology faculty Dr. Marisa Young was the 2016 winner of the Reuben Hill Award from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

New study examines students’ mental health and COVID-19

McMaster Brighter World

January 28, 2021

As the pandemic threatens to touch off mental-health problems for students, a McMaster researcher is leading new research at McMaster, in partnership with the World Health Organization, to understand students' experiences, and to help develop solutions.

Marisa Young helps stressed-out families with work-life balance

McMaster Brighter World

March 12, 2020

Marisa Young is leading a study that looks at whether community supports help improves working parents' mental health by making it easier to balance the demands of work and family life.

McMaster researcher: “Family friendly” services may be key to coping with work-life conflict

McMaster Daily News

June 1, 2017

McMaster researcher, Marisa Young has received an Early Researcher Award to look at how the availability of services and resources within neighbourhoods could help Canadians find the work-family balance they need.

Studying our family ties: Mac researcher up for Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award

McMaster Daily News

July 28, 2014

Best of the best: A committee of nearly 50 scholars who considered more than 2,500 articles selected Marisa Young’s paper for the finals. Young is an assistant professor in McMaster's Department of Sociology.

Six McMaster researchers named Canada Research Chairs

McMaster Daily News

September 11, 2020

Dr. Marisa Young is one of four researchers across four faculties who have been named new Canada Research Chairs, as part of an ongoing national strategy to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development.

Great-West Life invests $100,000 in mental health research fellowship

McMaster Daily News

January 13, 2019

Great-West Life is donating $100,000 to McMaster to fund a post-doctoral fellowship focused on improving mental health and resilience related to work-life balance.

Sociologist recognized by National Council on Family Relations

McMaster Daily News

October 19, 2016

Sociology’s Marisa Young is the 2016 winner of the Reuben Hill Award from the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR).

NEWS ARTICLES

 
NEWS ARTICLES AUTHORED BY DR. YOUNG
The impact of neighborhood composition on work-family conflict and distress

McMaster.ca

March 1, 2014

Work-family conflict is a modern mental health risk resulting from the inability to balance paid work and familial obligations. Similarities between neighbours, like family type, age, income, and ethnicity, reduce the consequences of work-family conflict for women more than for men by creating a sense of collective social support.

Working parents dealing with coronavirus quarantines will face psychological challenges

The Sherbrooke Record

March 31, 2020

Many working parents have been instructed to work from home. Because of this forced or volunteer social distancing, many parents are now dealing with the new normal of having to work while parenting full time.

Working parents dealing with coronavirus quarantines will face psychological challenges

The Conversation

March 30, 2020

Many working parents have been instructed to work from home. Because of this forced or volunteer social distancing, many parents are now dealing with the new normal of having to work while parenting full time.

Safe and affordable daycare starts with better policy

The Globe & Mail

March 17, 2014

The tragic death of a four-month old infant in an unlicensed daycare in northwest Toronto brings attention to a national emergency of limited access to safe, affordable childcare. It is time that we reconcile these endemic deficiencies before another tragedy occurs.

ONLINE & PUBLIC TALKS

"Ministry of Research and Innovation Early Researcher Award"

McMaster.ca, October 12, 2017

"Sociologist recognized by National Council on Family Relations"

McMaster.ca, October 19, 2016

"Reuben Hill Award 2016"

McMaster.ca, Septemeber 21, 2016

"Studying our family ties: Mac researcher up for Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award"

McMaster.ca, July 28, 2014

 
ONLINE TALKS FEATURING DR. YOUNG
PUBLIC TALKS BY DR.YOUNG
  • Young, Marisa. “A Social Science Perspective to Workplace Mental Health in the Public Service Sector.” A Presentation for the Privy Council of Canada (Office Clerk’s Contact Group on Mental Health). Ottawa, Ontario. March 3, 2020.

  • Young, Marisa. “The ‘Canadian Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance, Health and Well-Being’ Study: An Advanced Approach to Studying Residential Effects.” University of New Brunswick, Department of Sociology, Saint John New Brunswick. February 4, 2020.

  • Young, Marisa. “Family-Friendly Community Resources for Better Balance, Health and Well-Being.” Paper presented at the 2018 COSEP Speaker Series University of Calgary, Department of Sociology, Calgary, Alberta. October 3, 2018.

     

  • Young, Marisa. “Navigating the Early Career Stage: Insights from the Early Career Network” Paper presented at the 2018 Work-Family Research Network Conference Washington, DC. June 21, 2018.

     

  • Young, Marisa. “Workplace Pressures and Its Impact on Health.” Presented at the Michael G. DeGroote’s Health Leadership Academy Collaboratorium Talks. Burlington, Ontario. March 6, 2018.

     

  • Young, Marisa. “Neighbourhood Level Variations in Levels and Experiences of WorkFamily Conflict: A Focus on Gender Differences” Paper presented at the 51st Canadian Sociological Association Meeting, Calgary, Alberta. June 2, 2016

     

  • Young, Marisa. “Unequal Exposure and Psychological Vulnerability to Work-Family Conflict: The Importance of Neighbourhood Context.” Western University, Department of Sociology, London Ontario. April 8, 2016.

     

  • Young, Marisa. “Neighbourhood Effects on Parents’ Work-Family Conflict and the Implications for Child Well-Being” Big Data Better, Cities Lecture Series. Hamilton Ontario. February 8, 2016.

     

  • Young, Marisa. “Contextual Considerations of Work-Family Stress and Well-Being.” Welcome Graduate Student Event. McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario. March 18, 2016

     

  • Young, Marisa. “How to Negotiate Balance in Graduate School: Recommendations for Success.” Jane Synge Conference. McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario. April 15, 2016.