An increased focus on work-life balance and the retention of hybrid service delivery options are just two of the findings VIU researchers discovered when studying the effects of the pandemic on local social services agencies.
The research builds on the group’s 2021 COVID-19 Employee Well-Being survey, which garnered 20,000 responses. New funding will allow them to interview 100 employed parents who have been forced into emergency teleworking.
“During and post-First World War, women were often forgotten about in discussions about their trauma and their experiences of war. This made my paper more difficult to write, but also, and most importantly, that much more important to write about,” said Danielle Cossey-Sutton.
The mural is the brainchild of 2020 Visual Art graduate Joe Lyons. It is made up of more than 300 tiles, each individually painted by students, employees and community members, woven together by Lyons to spell out VIU.
“PLACE21 is a student-led and student-focused event, and is an opportunity to bring students together from accredited planning schools all across Canada,” said Dr. Pam Shaw, director of the Master of Community program at VIU.