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Paul van der Werf’s PhD thesis wins 2019 Starkey-Robinson Award from the Canadian Association of Geographers

Paul van der Werf’s PhD thesis wins 2019 Starkey-Robinson Award from the Canadian Association of Geographers

Congratulations to HEAL Project Advisor Dr. Paul van der Werf, who received the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) ‘Starkey-Robinson Award for Graduate Research on Canada’, which recognizes high quality graduate research. Paul completed his PhD at Western University’s Department of Geography, in November 2018, under the supervision of Dr. Jason Gilliland. His research focused on better understanding why household […]

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Geography grad Katherine Wilson is applying her HEALab training as Active Transportation Coordinator for Essex County

Katherine Wilson (MA) is applying her HEAL training as the Active Transportation Coordinator for Essex County, where she is currently coordinating the County-Wide Active Transportation Plan (CWATS). This plan involves partnerships with the Essex Region Conservation Authority, the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and the Ministry of Transportation with the common goal of linking seven local municipalities […]

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Experiential Learning Group on Nutrigenomics wins Campus Collaboration Award

Last month, the HEAL’s student experiential learning group for the Nutrigenomics, Overweight/Obesity and Weight Management (NOW) Trial received the Campus Collaboration Award through Brescia University College. HEAL researcher and PhD candidate, Justine Horne, has been working alongside Catherine Brown (Registered Dietitian), Dr. Janet Madill, Dr. Jason Gilliland and the NOW executive committee to lead this group since April 2017. The […]

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