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HEAL awarded CIHR’s Health Effects of Vaping Catalyst Grants

HEAL awarded CIHR’s Health Effects of Vaping Catalyst Grants

Increasing evidence of harms associated with vaping has led the Government of Canada to identify youth vaping as a major public health concern. While medical research helps to discover how vaping is linked to these harms, research is needed to understand the social and environmental factors influencing the rapid rise of vaping among teens in […]

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HEAL Alumni Profile: Kate Schieman

Kate Schieman, a Project Manager at Western Student Experience, shares insights from her graduate experience with the HEAL. Beginning as a volunteer in 2015, Schieman went on to complete her MSc on the STEAM project with Dr. Jason Gilliland at the HEAL in 2018, before continuing as a Project Coordinator on the SmartAPPetite project. During her […]

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Dr. Gina Martin awarded SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Dr. Gina Martin, a Post-Doctoral Associate with the HEAL in the Department of Geography, has received a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship. The purpose of this fellowship is to support new Canadian scholars in the social sciences and humanities and assist them in establishing a research base at an important time in their research careers.  Dr. Martin’s Postdoctoral research will expand on her previous work on […]

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