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London Free Press features HEAL’s Dr. Gilliland and Dr. Clark on Active and Safe Routes to School Project

Dr. Jason Gilliland and Dr. Andrew Clark were recently featured in the London Free Press on the Active and Safe Routes to School Project for studying the environmental benefits of children walking to school instead of being drive. The Active and Safe Routes to School program, lead by Dr. Gilliland and Dr. Clark, will be running through Western University’s Human […]

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A New Research Collaboration to Create the Next Generation of Hearing Aids

The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL), the National Centre for Audiology, and Unitron, a Kitchener-based hearing aid manufacturer, have come together to research how environmental data can be used to create the next generation of hearing aids. Susan Scollie is an Associate Professor in Communication Sciences and Disorders, and an investigator at the National Centre for Audiology. Scollie […]

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2017 STEAM Report: Examining Children’s Environments and Health

The bulk of research on children’s health related to obesity, physical activity, and nutrition is completed in large studies. However, the health of kids in rural areas is particularly vulnerable due to geographic isolation. This report presents the overall results of our 2016 Spatial Temporal Environment and Activity Monitoring Study, in three Northwestern Ontario communities. […]

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