Monthly Archives: April 2021

TTV Blog 7 – Dig for a Deeper Meaning by Tanya

TTV Blog 7 – Dig for a Deeper Meaning by Tanya

By: Tanya Iwas As a student currently learning about research processes and training to moderate focus groups, my eyes have been opened to the level of detail that goes into this kind of work. As a high school student volunteering with the HEAL, I was never aware of how much I did not know about […]

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New Study Evaluates the Association Between Extreme Heat and Mortality in Urban Southwestern Ontario Using Different Temperature Data Sources

A team of researchers led by Kristin Clemens with Alexandra Ouedraogo, Lihua Li, James Voogt, Jason Gilliland, E. Scott Krayenhoff, Sylvie Leroyer, and Salimah Shariff published a study entitled: “Evaluating the Association Between Extreme Heat and Mortality in Urban Southwestern Ontario Using Different Temperature Data Sources.” With rising global temperatures, there has been increased attention […]

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An Overview of the HEALYAC’s Interactive Webinar!

On Friday, April 16th the Human Environments Analysis Laboratory (HEAL) along with the HEAL Youth Advisory Council (HEALYAC) held a webinar on the Impact of COVID-19 on adolescent’s wellbeing and health-related habits.  The webinar featured presentations from Dr. Gina Martin and Dr. Kendra Nelson Ferguson, showcasing quantitative and qualitative findings from the HEAL’s QuaranTEENing research study. Findings from the research indicated that although […]

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