2021-2022 Applications for New HEALYAC Members
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2021-2022 Applications for New HEALYAC Members

The HEALYAC is thrilled to announce that the member registrations for the year 2021-2022 are now open!Are you interested in learning and actively partaking in research?As a HEALYAC member, you are given...

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Want to stay up-to-date with the HEAL? Subscribe to the HEAL newsletter to receive monthly updates about our ongoing projects and recent publications.Subscribe ....

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ACT-i-Pass August Newsletter

Hello ACT-i-Pass Participants,We hope you are all having a good summer and have had a chance to use your ACT-i-Pass! We have a few program updates to share with you.Service Provider Update: Pass Activation...

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HEAL Management Team Profile – Catherine Reining


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Complete the FRESHER Consumer Survey for a Chance to Win a $500 Gift Card

Interested in supporting your community’s food retail and hospitality industry? Complete FRESHER’s consumer survey and have a chance to win a $500 gift card!You can access the survey .The Food Retail Environment...

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The Human Environments Analysis Laboratory is a state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary research and training environment based at Western University 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.

HEAL faculty and students come from various academic disciplines, including geography, sociology, urban planning, engineering, landscape architecture, health sciences, epidemiology & biostatistics, neurosciences, paediatrics, and food and nutritional sciences.

We specialize in applications of geographic information science (GIS) for addressing critical planning and public health issues. We also specialize in community-based research and strive to build authentic and mutually-beneficial partnerships with local community organizations, especially non-profits and charities.

Our Mission 

The HEAL develops and connects highly-skilled researchers to create, disseminate, and mobilize knowledge for making healthy, thriving communities.

How Neighbourhood Food Environments and a Pay-as-You-Throw (PAYT) Waste Program Impact Household Food Waste Disposal in the City of Toronto

van der Werf, P., Larsen, K., Seabrook, J.A., & Gilliland, J.

Examining Factors of Accelerometer‐Measured Sedentary Time in a Sample of Rural Canadian Children

Button, B, Martin, G, Clark, A, Graat, M, Gilliland, J.

Measuring temporal differences in rural Canadian children’s moderate to vigorous physical activity

Button, B.L.G, Clark, A.F., Martin, G., Graat, M., & Gilliland, J.A.