Four researchers to talk at Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Institute

RSVP by Sept. 13 to attend the second Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Institute at York University, the theme of which is from the lab to community-based research.

The one-day institute, organized by Echo’s Chair in Women’s Mental Health Research in partnership with the Faculty of Health, will take place Friday, Sept. 27, from 9am to 4pm, at 280N York Lanes, Keele campus. Lunch will be provided. RSVP to

The keynote address will be delivered by the inaugural Lillian Wright Maternal-Child Postdoctoral Fellow Chang Su, looking at the effects of life stress, social support and cultural norms on parenting styles among mainland Chinese, European-Canadian and Chinese-Canadian immigrant mothers.

The day will also feature four researchers in the field of maternal-child health and several student poster presenters, as a chance for students, faculty and community members to share and learn.

Click here to read the YFile article detailing the speakers and topics.