Entries by Eleanor Setton

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 […]

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 | VIDEO AVAILABLE

November 21 | 2017 9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern VIDEO AVAILABLE 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 […]

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