Partnership news

Using ‘big data’ for research on work, immigration and health in Canada

May 2018: Mieke Koehoorn will present at WORK, MIGRATION AND HEALTH 2018: A Forum on Precarity, Vulnerability, Health and Safety among Newcomers and Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada in Toronto on May 8.

Job Posting: Statistical Analyst

May 2018: PWHS is seeking a qualified and engaged statistical analyst to join our research team in analyzing and learning from occupational health big data to create safer and more secure workplaces.

Risk of violence among healthcare staff and return-to-work outcomes

April 2018: PWHS MScOEH student Kelvin Choi successfully defended his Master’s thesis on April 18. Congratulations Kelvin!

Multiple jobholders with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder less likely to return to work than single jobholders

April 2018: Our new study in PLOS ONE examined the association between multiple versus single jobholding and time to RTW for workers with a work-related musculoskeletal disorder.

Call for abstracts open for 2018 CARWH Conference

March 2018: The Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Conference will take place Oct. 21-23, 2018 at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront in Vancouver. The conference organizers welcome abstracts from researchers, students, and practitioners conducting work and health research.

Seminar: Psychological health at work: Beyond concepts, the day-to-day practices

March 2018: PWHS visiting scholar France St-Hilaire will share her insights and results from her work on workplace psychological health at the weekly SPPH Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) seminar on Friday, March 16 at 12:30 in SPPH B151.

Save the date! 2018 CARWH Conference

February 2018: The 10th Conference of the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health will take place between October 21 and 23, 2018 in Vancouver. Further details will be issued shortly.

Gender and sex differences in clinical epidemiology and evaluation – interesting discoveries to inform policy and practice

February 2018: Mieke Koehoorn will present at C2E2 Rounds on Monday February 5, at noon. Details

Identifying return-to-work trajectories using sequence analysis

January 2018: Our study on associations between different work-related musculoskeletal disorders and return to work trajectories found that workers with back strains were more likely to have early, sustained return to work trajectories.

Presentations at Cascadia 2018

January 2018: PWHS researchers, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students are giving a series of presentations at the Cascadia Occupational, Environmental, and Population Health Conference, January 4-5, in Abbotsford, BC.

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