Monthly Archives: May 2019

Paul van der Werf’s PhD thesis wins 2019 Starkey-Robinson Award from the Canadian Association of Geographers

Paul van der Werf’s PhD thesis wins 2019 Starkey-Robinson Award from the Canadian Association of Geographers

Congratulations to HEAL Project Advisor Dr. Paul van der Werf, who received the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) ‘Starkey-Robinson Award for Graduate Research on Canada’, which recognizes high quality graduate research. Paul completed his PhD at Western University’s Department of Geography, in November 2018, under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland. His research focused on better understanding why household […]

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HEALYAC Meeting 15 and 16

During this meeting, the HEALYAC underwent a formal YAC-YAC run- through of the program. Every detail about the event was informed to each member of the HEALYAC (survival kits). Some members of the HEALYAC were also assigned specific roles for the conference.

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Geography grad Katherine Wilson is applying her HEALab training as Active Transportation Coordinator for Essex County

Katherine Wilson (MA) is applying her HEAL training as the Active Transportation Coordinator for Essex County, where she is currently coordinating the County-Wide Active Transportation Plan (CWATS). This plan involves partnerships with the Essex Region Conservation Authority, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and the Ministry of Transportation with the common goal of linking seven local municipalities […]

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