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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
(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 […]
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 […]
CANUE members are heading to Montreal, May 28th-31st | 2018 Look for us at the CPHA conference in May!
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 […]
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
Associations of Pregnancy Outcomes and PM2.5 in a National Canadian Study Stieb DM, Chen L, Beckerman BS, Jerrett M, Crouse DL, Omariba DW, Peters PA, van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Burnett RT, Gilbert NL, Tjepkema M, Liu S, Dugandzic RM. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Feb;124(2):243-9. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1408995 ABSTRACT Background Numerous studies have examined associations between air pollution and […]
9am – 10:30am pacific | 12 noon – 1:30pm eastern DOWNLOAD THE ANNOTATED PRESENTATION SLIDES Do you manage a cohort, health survey, or administrative health database? Please join us for an overview of our upcoming urban environmental exposure data release, and a discussion of logistics for receiving and merging our data with yours. We will […]