Entries by Eleanor Setton

CIHR OPERATING GRANT FOR CANUE DATA: WEBINAR AUGUST 17 | 2018

9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern REGISTER NOW The Canadian Institutes for Health Research has announced a new Operating Grant Competition for data analysis using existing databases and cohorts. We are especially proud to be the focus of two grants available under the Environments and Health Signature Initiatives portion of this competition. […]

Using Sensors to Assess Environmental Exposures | May 15 | 2018

CANUE member Dr. Michael Jerrett presents at the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine – Geographical Sciences Committee Meeting, May 2018. Hear Dr. Jerrett’s thoughts on how we deal with individual movements through time and space, what that means for environmental exposures, and how we capture data to characterize exposures for health studies.

APRIL 16 | 2018

Roadside vegetation design characteristics that can improve local, near-road air quality. Baldauf, R., V. Isakov, A. Venkatram, P. Deshmukh, B. Yang, K. Zhang, R. Logan. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 52:354-361, (2017) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2017.03.013   Abstract As public health concerns have increased due to the rising number of studies linking adverse health […]

Measuring Walkability and Urban Sprawl – Opportunities and Challenges | February 28 | 2018 | VIDEO AVAILABLE

February 28 | 2018 9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern   VIDEO AVAILABLE   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 […]

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 […]

Travel Awards for ISES/ISEE – Apply by April 15th | 2018

The CANUE Board of Directors prioritizes supporting travel to selected conferences in accordance with our Strategic Plan. 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 […]

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 […]