Partnership news

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.

Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health Conference

October 2014: Partnership researchers gave five presentations and a poster on a variety of topics at CARWH in Saskatoon. Partnership students also gave a series of presentations.

Seminar in Toronto: Evaluating OHS prevention programs

September 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak at the University of Toronto on Oct. 2. His talk is entitled “Evaluating OHS prevention programs: An example of a voluntary audit-based prevention program in British Columbia”.

Seminar in Groningen, NL on using research to inform policy and practice

September 2014: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod will speak at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands on Sept. 24. His talk is entitled “Using research to inform policy and practice: an example of an university-disability insurer partnership from British Columbia, Canada”.

CIHR operating grant success

July 2014: We are excited that Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod’s CIHR Operating Grant on comparative effectiveness of disability management and return to work policies and practices across jurisdictions in Canada, New Zealand and Australia has been funded.

2014 Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

July 2014: The AREA Fund’s 2014 Walk for Truth was a sunny success this year. Photos of the day.

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