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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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Active Transportation Policies and Initiatives for Busing Consortia

Vicky Kyriaco from the Ottawa Student Transportation Authority presents ‘Active Transportation Policies and Initiatives for Busing Consortia: Ottawa’s School Active Transportation Program’ The Children’s Health and the Environment Workshop & Symposium (CHEWS) was held at Western University with the support of The Lawson Foundation.

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