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Research Spotlight: Injury prevention professionals are more accident-prone than other Canadians

Research Spotlight: Injury prevention professionals are more accident-prone than other Canadians

A recent study indicates Canadian injury prevention professionals are more likely to sustain injuries compared to other Canadians. (photo credit: ka2n, Flickr)

Drs. Jerry Spiegel and Michael Law win Cortlandt J.G. Mackenzie Teaching Prize

Drs. Jerry Spiegel and Michael Law win Cortlandt J.G. Mackenzie Teaching Prize

The prize is awarded for the highest scores on students’ evaluations of course teaching in the School of Population and Public Health.

SPPH student wins prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

SPPH student wins prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Giulia Muraca wins award that recognizes leaders in their field and helps attract and retain top talent in Canada.

2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Lecture

2013 Canada Gairdner Global Health Award Lecture

Dr. King Holmes, Recipient of the Canada Gairdner Global Health Award, 2013, will speak on October 31st at 4 pm. RSVPs are required.

Heavy traffic is taking our breath away

Heavy traffic is taking our breath away

UBC’s Michael Brauer says it’s time to get serious about traffic-related air pollution. Photo: joyt, iStock.

At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award

At Home/Chez Soi wins 2013 BC Health Association Legacy Award

Dr. Jim Frankish (UBC School of Population and Public Health) and Greg Richmond (Raincity Housing) are named on the award.

October 21: Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

October 21: Saving a Generation: Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

The Aga Khan Foundation Canada in partnership with Canada’s International Development Research Centre present this special seminar

Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Dr. Carolyn Gotay inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS)

Dr. Gotay, Director of the Cancer Prevention Centre at the School of Population and Public Health at UBC was inducted on September 19 in Ottawa.

Christopher Okpaleke awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship

Christopher Okpaleke awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship

MPH student Christopher Okpaleke who has been awarded the 2013 Family Planning Research Scholarship

UBC participation in Sept. 18 Truth and Reconciliation event

UBC participation in Sept. 18 Truth and Reconciliation event

Classes are suspended September 18 for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission national event on Indian Residential Schools.