Congratulations to our latest travel award recipients:
Congratulations to our latest travel award recipients:
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 another institution for training. Applications will be reviewed by a Committee of CANUE members within 30 days of the submission deadline.
TWO AWARDS AVAILABLE – APPLICATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 31ST | 2018
[Announcement sent on behalf of Margaret de Groh, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, HPCDP Journal]
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, Research Policy and Practice
Assessing Interest in a Special Issue on Climate Change and Health
The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Journal Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada is exploring the possibility of publishing a special issue on climate change and health next April, 2019, to coincide with Earth Day. In order to determine if this is a viable topic for the journal, we are conducting a targeted call out for “letters of intent” to specific groups within and outside the federal government. We see this as an important opportunity to profile the work of scientists in other government departments and demonstrate the important interconnections and impacts of other sectors on health. We also welcome submissions from scientists external to government (please feel free to share this call out with colleagues).
The timelines for this initiative would be tight and, therefore, would likely involve work already in progress or completed. We publish both peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed manuscripts. Since we see this as an opportunity to showcase interdisciplinary research not generally seen in our Journal, we would entertain short non-peer reviewed pieces (called “at-a-glance” analyses) summarizing work that may otherwise be published in academic journals outside of health.
Receipt of Letters of Intent (title and brief description of potential submission): by June 29, 2018
Decision on special issue will be made by July 6, 2018 (all authors will be contacted on our decision)
Submission of Articles (if there is a special issue): October 1, 2018
For more information on Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada, please visit our website:
Final consideration: when we publish special issues, we try to engage a guest editor – someone who knows the area and can help to identify appropriate reviewers. This is an important role and guest editors are invited to write a commentary (not essential). If you would be interested in this type of contribution, please contact me, Margaret de Groh, Acting/Editor-in-Chief of the HPCDP Journal.
Margaret de Groh, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief, HPCDP Journal
Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research
Health Promotion & Chronic Disease Prevention Branch
Public Health Agency of Canada | Government of Canada
firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 613-960-0076 | Cell: 613-614-2045 | Fax: 613-960-0921
Rédactrice en chef, la revue PSPMC
Centre de surveillance et de recherche appliquée
Direction générale de la promotion de la santé et de la prévention des maladies chroniques
Agence de la santé publique du Canada | Gouvernement du Canada
Lead author and CANUE Director Dan Crouse talks about his recent paper on Radio Canada. http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2017/
Welcome to CANUE!
We are very excited to be launching CANUE and our website. It has been a productive few months since our funding support from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) started in June. We have an ambitious agenda for the rest of 2016 culminating in our first workshop in December when members and leadership will come together to exchange ideas and refine CANUE’s strategic plan.
Leading up to this point we have experienced a tremendous amount of excitement and willingness to work together throughout Canada, to join a team to break new ground in research and to have real and lasting impact. We are committed to building from this good will to realize as many of our collective ambitions for CANUE as possible while growing in membership and impact within Canada and internationally. We hope you’re on board for this ride and will spread the word to make sure CANUE is recognized and is responsive to the needs of as many stakeholders as possible.
CANUE truly represents an amazing opportunity to build a dynamic community in Canada that brings the best in urban environmental research and applications to the health research community, ultimately to support decision-making with public health in mind. We are hopeful that CANUE will enable and conduct highly relevant research on environmental factors, exposures or metrics and their links to health. Our goal is to empower our members, to foster collaboration, exchange and knowledge translation so that members and non-members alike clearly see our value-added and hence paddle hard to take CANUE to much success and well past our starting five-year time horizon.
Jeff Brook, PhD
Nominated PI and Scientific Director
Eleanor Setton, PhD
CANUE will bring together a diverse group of experts and knowledge users at an inaugural workshop in 2017. This workshop will focus on developing a clear set of values and a Strategic Plan, which will be implemented and refined through ongoing member engagement.