Partnership news

How do I love data? Let me count the ways

March 2015: Partnership co-lead Mieke Koehoorn will give a seminar on using linked databases for work and health research on March 17 as part of the Population Data BC Spring Coast to Coast Seminar Series. A live webinar option is available.

SPPH OEH seminar on return-to-work

February 2015: The Occupational and Environmental Health division of the School of Population and Public Health hosts a weekly seminar series. On Feb 27 Renee-Louise Franche will give a seminar on the challenges of return-to-work. The seminar will be webcast.

Upcoming seminars

February 2015: Mieke Koehoorn is scheduled to give seminars at Simon Fraser University on Feb 26 and and UBC on Mar 17. Both seminars will be webcast.

Seeking a Senior Data Analyst

February 2015: We are seeking a Senior Data Analyst to challenge and guide our team. If you can provide expertise and leadership in research design, implementation of new epidemiological and statistical methods, interpretation of administrative data, and communication of findings to researchers, policymakers, and stakeholders, read more here.

Evaluating OHS prevention programs

January 2015: Co-lead Chris McLeod will discuss the results of his evaluation of a voluntary OHS prevention program in BC at Grand Rounds in the UBC School of Population and Public Health on Jan. 30. A live webinar option is available.

Gender differences in time to return to work

January 2015: Thanks to WorkSafe Magazine for their great profile of Mieke Koehoorn’s work on gender and time to return to work after injury.

Evaluating violence prevention programs in health care

November 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod and co-investigators have received funding from WorkSafeBC to evaluate the effectiveness of violence prevention programs in health care.

Graduate student opportunities

November 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod invites applications from students interested in evaluation of occupational health and safety policies and interventions and comparative analysis of compensation systems.

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