Partnership news

CIHR New Investigator award for Chris McLeod

June 2013: Congratulations to Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod on his receipt of a new investigator award for his research program on work and health.

Upcoming presentation on using workers compensation data in comparative, cross-jurisdictional research

June 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak about the promise and challenge of using workers compensation data in comparative, cross-jurisdictional research at the 23rd Conference on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) in Utrecht, The Netherlands on June 20. Read more about our international comparative research.

Seminar: Does surgical setting or expedited fees matter for return-to-work after knee surgery?

May 2013: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will give a CHEOS seminar at noon on May 22 at St Paul’s Hospital. More Partnership research on this topic.

Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

May 2013: The Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) is hosting the Walk for Truth on June 22 in Powell River, BC, to raise awareness of asbestos-related disease. Registration is now open.

Chris McLeod receives UBC Hampton Research Fund Award

May 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod is a recipient of a UBC Hampton Research Fund award for his project entitled “The health and well being consequences of the great recession: a comparative and cross-jurisdictional analysis.”

Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy

April 2013: On May 5 a 5km fundraising walk to help support families affected by workplace tragedy will be help at Burnaby Lake Regional Park. More

Day of Mourning

April 2013: On April 28 workers, families, and employers will remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. A ceremony will be held in Vancouver on April 26 at 10:30am. More information about this ceremony and others.

Upcoming international comparative research workshop

March 2013: Partnership Co-Lead Chris McLeod will speak about the opportunities and challenges of international comparative research in Melbourne, Australia on March 14.

Asthma surveillance among workers

March 2013: Partnership research published in Chronic Diseases in Canada finds a high prevalence of active asthma in the BC working population, and in particular, higher rates among females and in certain industries. View the article or learn more about our work on work-related asthma.

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