Heather Young-Leslie, MA (McMaster), PhD (York)
Senior Research Partner, SSH, VPRI Research Partners Network
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Area of Study / Keywords
Medical Anthropology; Research Development; Knowledge Mobilization; Research Impact
Experienced in academic and applied research, with a history of competitive grants success, peer-reviewed publications, mentoring, change management, and of envisioning and enabling strategic research success within the portfolio of the Vice-President (Research & Innovation), University of Alberta, as well as liaising for the university at Research Impact Canada. Currently the inaugural Senior Research Partner, Social Sciences and Humanities, using human-centred design, and professor-oriented principles to set-up and develop the new Research Partner Network at the University of Alberta.
Peer reviewed publications on: facemasks in Covid-19, medicine and modernity, ecological knowledge, Indigenous women's textiles, mothering, ethnography of Oceania (Tonga, Papua New Guinea). You can find me discussing social responses to facemasks during the pandemic on Counter.Social: https://counter.social/@HyL
Past teaching includes anthropology of health, culture of biomedicine, gender and globalization, and Oceanic ethnography.
So excited to say new members of the Research Partner Network have been hired (May and June 2023). Joining Dr. Craig Taylor in support of humanities and social sciences research development are Dr. Sylvia Madueke and Ayantika Mukherjee. Please visit this link to learn more about the new additions to the Vice-President Research and Innovation`s portfolio.
Ying Shan Doris Zhang, Kimberly A. Noels, Heather Young-Leslie, Nigel Mantou Lou
Frontiers in Psychology. 2022 March; 13 (Online) 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.853830
Nigel Mantou Lou, Kimberly A Noels, Shachi Kurl, Ying Shan Doris Zhang, Heather Young-Leslie
Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 2022 January; 10.1037/cdp0000519
Nigel Mantou Lou, Kimberly A. Noels, Shachi Kurl, Ying Shan Doris Zhang, Heather Young-Leslie
Canadian Psychology. 2021 July; 63 (3):279-297 10.1037/cap0000305
Ying Shan Doris Zhang, Heather Young-Leslie, Yekta Sharafaddin-Zadeh, Kimberly Noels, Nigel Mantou Lou
Journal of Community Health. 2021 February; (Online)
Heather E. Young-Leslie & Sean E. Moore
Springer, Dordrecht.. 2012 January; Happiness Across Cultures. Science Across Cultures: the History of Non-Western Science (Vol 6) 10.1007/978-94-007-2700-7_13
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