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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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New Publication: The quantity of food waste in the garbage stream of southern Ontario, Canada households

Although it is clear that food waste is a prominent problem present globally with both economic and environmental consequences, there is little consensus on the exact amount of worldwide food waste generation as many current estimates are indirect and outdated. Direct measurements of waste streams, through waste composition studies, offer a potential strategy to develop […]

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