FRANCES SOMMERFREUND SILVERMAN 1942–2018 Frances Sommerfreund Silverman was born in Shanghai, China after her physician parents fled Vienna in 1942, narrowly escaping Hilter’s tyranny. Frances lived in Wuhu, China to the age of 6 before emigrating to Canada where her family settled in Montreal. Frances enrolled in a doctoral program in respiratory physiology at McGill […]
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We are getting ready to start some intensive work on developing urban form metrics from high resolution satellite and street-level imagery. We will be hosting two virtual meetings to develop a comprehensive list of metrics and applications that are high on the priority list for CANUE members. Your […]
Congratulations to our latest travel award recipients:
9am – 10am pacific | 12 noon – 1pm eastern Utilitarian walkability by 1km buffered postal code – Prepared by Urban Design 4 Health Ltd and Toronto Public Health The Walkable City: Neighbourhood Design and Preferences, Travel Choices and Health, April 2012 Toronto Public Health Hear about Dr. Frank’s recent collaborative work in Metro Vancouver, […]
Congratulations to travel award recipients Jeff Allen, Paulina Laila Bela, Lauren Jewett, and Lorien Nesbitt…
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 $2,500 toward the costs of presenting at a conference (travel, hotel, and registration fees) or visiting a research team at […]
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. CANUE data have the potential to be linked to a wide range […]
CANUE member Dan Crouse talks about exposure to fine particulate matter and diabetes in the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort.
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.
CANUE Members are heading to Ottawa in August 2018! Keep in the loop via the Newsletter.