Monthly Archives: January 2022

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Student Alexandra Overvelde who received a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Congratulations to HEAL Graduate Student Alexandra Overvelde who received a Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

Alexandra’s MA research, under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland in the Department of Geography and Environment, examines how workplace changes resulting from the pandemic have affected the health and overall wellbeing of employees in the food hospitality and retail sectors in Ontario. The results of this research will provide insight into the struggles which […]

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New HEAL Study Examines Elementary School Children’s Knowledge about Food and Nutrition in Southwestern Ontario, Canada

A team of researchers led by Paige Colley with Jamie Seabrook, Sarah Woodruff, and Jason Gilliland recently published a study entitled: “Examining Elementary School Children’s Knowledge about Food and Nutrition in Southwestern Ontario, Canada.” Knowledge is fundamental to helping children make nutritional choices that support lifelong healthy behaviours. This study (i) investigates elementary school children’s […]

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