December 2012: Featuring our research on mesothelioma compensation, serious work-related injuries, and the relationship between sex, gender, work injury, and disability duration; new data development work; and knowledge translation successes.
December 2012: The WorkSafeBC Policy and Regulation e-Newsletter announces changes to WorkSafeBC’s research model and explains how the Partnership fits into that model.
November 2012: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod spoke at the FIOSA-MIOSA BC Safety Charter Annual Roundtable Event on Nov. 29. View his presentation.
October 2012: Partnership mesothelioma compensation research and its application to Powell River is featured in UBC In Your Community, a newsletter of UBC Government Relations.
October 2012: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will speak about differences in disability duration for work-related injuries at the Advancing Excellence in Gender, Sex and Health Research conference in Montreal on Oct. 30. Read more about our work in this area.
September 2012: We are pleased to welcome Billy Quirke as a new Partnership research coordinator. Billy will be evaluating the effectiveness of health and safety regulations.
September 2012: We have completed recruitment of patients and family members for a study about mesothelioma compensation, but we are still seeking physician participants.
July 2012: The Partnership has been successful in CIHR’s latest operating grant competition. Three years of funding has been secured to investigate differences in workers’ compensation experiences by sex and gender.