Entries by Eleanor Setton

Measuring Walkability and Urban Sprawl – Opportunities and Challenges | February 28th 2018 | | REGISTER NOW

February 28 | 2018 9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern     The rise of physical inactivity and associated chronic health conditions (e.g., diabetes, cardiovascular disease) are a national challenge for Canada, both in terms of costs to healthcare systems and human suffering. This burden has prompted interest improving the active […]

Travel Awards for CPHA | Montreal May 2018

Post-doctoral, graduate and undergraduate students who are developing data for CANUE, or who have used our data to produce new research are eligible to apply for a student travel award. We will provide up to $1,250 toward the cost of travel, hotel, and registration fees for selected events. Applications will be reviewed by a Committee […]

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Apply by Feb 28th | 2018

Subject: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Exposure Science/Environmental modeling Where: One of the following Canadian cities of the members of the noise team of the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Consortium: Montreal, Toronto, Halifax, Vancouver. Terms: The start date of the position is flexible, but ideally the position would be filled by April 2018. The fellow will receive […]

Walkability Experts Workshop | November 16-17 | 2017

(Photo credit: Project for Public Spaces) Dr. Dan Fuller (Neighbourhood Factors Team Co-leader) at Memorial University | St. John’s Newfoundland is hosting this Expert Workshop to: discuss the future of walkability measure, work on conceptual definitions of walkability, identify new and emerging methods for measuring walkability, and chart the way forward for CANUE as we […]

Linking Air Quality, Climate and Environmental Inequity | November 21 | 2017

November 21 | 2017 9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern Main drivers of air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, and urban environmental inequities often overlap, yet rarely do our efforts to address these problems are carried out in an integrated manner. The growing political will to reduce greenhouse gas emissions around the […]

International Society of Exposure Science | International Society of Environmental Epidemiology Conference | August 26 – 30 | 2018 | Ottawa

CANUE Members are heading to Ottawa in August 2018! We will be submitting proposals for workshops, symposia and presentations to showcase CANUE data and results! Join us for a CANUE membership meeting – date and time to be announced – keep in the loop via the Newsletter.

CANUE Health Data Holders Survey

Understanding technical, procedural and functional needs of major health data holders. In May and June of 2017, representatives of 22 health data platforms were interviewed to gain a better understanding of how best to format and transfer CANUE data for integration and analysis. CANUE Health Data Holder Survey