Current Projects

A community-based initiative that promotes the use of active transportation to and from school

By using the pass, Grade 5 students (plus 1) will have FREE access to indoor sports, skating, swimming, rounds of golf and other activities

Cycling & Healthy Cities

Focusing on cycling infrastructure and impacts of cycling and e-bikes on public health and sustainability.

COMING SOON

A Smartphone ‘APP’ & Interactive Website

A community-based initiative that promotes the use of active transportation to and from school

Health Impacts of Air Pollution

Our research on the impacts of air pollution on children’s health (including adverse birth-outcomes)

COMING SOON

The research suggests that access to nature can positively influence children’s physical activity levels.

Research focused on food that becomes waste and understanding the motivations behind people’s food wasting behaviours.

What drives the movement of food retailers away from urban areas and small towns?

Studying the impact of DNA-based dietary advice via personalized nutrigenomics testing (PNT)

Vaping & Youth

The HEAL is working directly with youth to understand how they are impacted by exposure to vapes and develop a “for youth, by youth” vaping awareness campaign.

COMING SOON

Since 2005, HEAL staff and students have been contributing their research and evaluation expertise to local and regional collaborations aimed at making roads safer for people of all ages, especially children.