New Publication: Conceptualizing Youth Participation in Children’s Health Research: Insights from a Youth-Driven Process for Developing a Youth Advisory Council
New Publication: Conceptualizing Youth Participation in Children’s Health Research: Insights from a Youth-Driven Process for Developing a Youth Advisory Council

The power imbalance that exists between youth and adults lends to a concentration of academic research conducted on youth, and a lack of academic research conducted with and for youth. Despite the awareness...

New Publication: Geospatial Analyses of Adverse Birth Outcomes In Southwestern Ontario: Examining The Impact of Environmental Factors
New Publication: Geospatial Analyses of Adverse Birth Outcomes In Southwestern Ontario: Examining The Impact of Environmental Factors

The association between exposure to environmental factors during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes such as, low birth weight (LBW) and preterm birth (PTB), has been examined by previous research but...

Supporting Physical Activity in Childcare Environments
Supporting Physical Activity in Childcare Environments

Dr. Trish Tucker from Western University presents 'Supporting Physical Activity in Childcare Environments' at CHEWS.The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at...

New Publication: Influence of the Natural and Built Environment on Personal Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Cyclists Using City Designated Bicycle Routes
New Publication: Influence of the Natural and Built Environment on Personal Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Cyclists Using City Designated Bicycle Routes

Cycling is becoming an increasingly popular commuting choice for North Americans due to the health benefits that cycling offers. Despite these health benefits, urban cyclists are often exposed to traffic-related...

New Publication: A Geospatial Approach to Understanding Inequalities in Accessibility to Primary Care Among Vulnerable Populations
New Publication: A Geospatial Approach to Understanding Inequalities in Accessibility to Primary Care Among Vulnerable Populations

Despite Canada being known for providing a “universal health care system”, Canadians across the country are experiencing unequal access to primary care services. Vulnerable populations such as those with...

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The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, inter-disciplinary research and training environment which specializes in the production, evaluation, synthesis, dissemination and mobilization of evidence to support effective policies, programs and professional practice aimed at creating healthy and vibrant communities. We examine social and physical environments from the scale of entire regions down to the level of individual buildings or open spaces and their inhabitants. We specialize in community-based participatory research and applications of GIS for urban planning and public health.

A geospatial approach to understanding inequalities in accessibility to primary care among vulnerable populations

Jason A. Gilliland , Tayyab I. Shah, Andrew Clark, Shannon Sibbald, Jamie A. Seabrook

Influence of the Natural and Built Environment on Personal Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) in Cyclists Using City Designated Bicycle Routes

Gilliland, J, Maltby, M, Xu, X, Luginaah, I, Shah, T.

Predictors of drug use during pregnancy: The relative effects of socioeconomic, demographic, and mental health risk factors

Brown, RA, Dakkak, H, Gilliland, J, Seabrook, JA.