Urban Green and Built Infrastructure as a Tool to Mitigate Local Air Pollution | April 10 | 2018 | VIDEO AVAILABLE

VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE For his presentation, Dr. Baldauf will summarize the U.S. EPA’s research program on the use of built and green infrastructure to mitigate local air pollution impacts from transportation facilities.  His presentation will describe the current scientific understanding of how urban infrastructure affects local air quality, including a review of projects conducted in […]

CANUE – OEH Seminar | March 9 | 2018

The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium: A protocol for building a national environmental exposure data platform for integrated analyses of urban form and health Occupational and Environmental Health Seminar Title: The Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium: A protocol for building a national environmental exposure data platform for integrated analyses of urban form and 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 […]

Noise Exposure and Cardiovascular Disease Onset | January 10 | 2018 | VIDEO AVAILABLE

January 10|2018 9am – 10am pacific |12 noon – 1pm eastern VIDEO AVAILABLE   Environmental noise has been linked to a number of health effects including annoyance, sleep disturbance and cardiovascular diseases (CVD). In this seminar, we will present the current evidence on the association between environmental noise and onset of CVD. We will also […]

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 […]

Does Living in Greener Areas and Near Water Affect Mortality? | October 10 | 2017 | VIDEO AVAILABLE

  October 10, 2017 9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern Hear the latest results based on an analysis of the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort, from Dr. Dan Crouse and Adele Balram, University of New Brunswick.   Dan L Crouse is a Research Associate in the Department of Sociology at […]