Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm
Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm

Loretta Ryan from the Ontario Professional Planners Institute presents 'Healthy Communities and Planning for the Public Realm' at CHEWS.The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium...

Rural and Remote Community Environments & Health: A Canadian Call to Action
Rural and Remote Community Environments & Health: A Canadian Call to Action

Dr. Candice Nykiforuk from the University of Alberta presents 'Rural and Remote Community Environments & Health: A Canadian Call to Action' at CHEWS.The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop...

Advancing Intervention to Reduce Risk of Obesity in Children
Advancing Intervention to Reduce Risk of Obesity in Children

Dr. Dan Rainham from Dalhousie University presents 'Advancing Intervention to Reduce Risk of Obesity in Children' at CHEWS.The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was...

New Publication: The Impact of Canadian School Food Programs on Children’s Nutrition and Health: A Systematic Review
New Publication: The Impact of Canadian School Food Programs on Children’s Nutrition and Health: A Systematic Review

Over the past few decades, the quality of children’s diets has declined immensely, giving rise to a variety of health-related consequences. In response to this trend, school food programs have become an...

New Publication : Exploring the Effect of Perceptions on Children’s Physical Activity in Varying Geographic Contexts: Using a Structural Equation Modelling Approach to Examine a Cross-Sectional Dataset
New Publication : Exploring the Effect of Perceptions on Children’s Physical Activity in Varying Geographic Contexts: Using a Structural Equation Modelling Approach to Examine a Cross-Sectional Dataset

There is an ongoing trend of low levels of physical activity amongst children in Canada, which is a huge concern for population health. Physical activity is associated with various physical, mental and...

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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.

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.

Is phase angle an appropriate indicator of malnutrition in different disease states? A systematic review

Rinaldi, S., Gilliland, J., O'Connor, C., Chesworth, B., & Madill, J.