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SPPH co-authored paper wins Article of the Year
May 26, 2017A paper co-authored by School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) researchers has won the CIHR Institute of Health Services and Policy Research (IHSPR) 2016-17 Article of the Year award. Read More >


MSc OEH alumna Nicole Boeder wins Roberta Ellis Award
May 25, 2017Recent graduate Nicole Boeder is the first-ever winner of the Roberta Ellis Award for Excellence in the Study and Practice of Occupational and Environmental Health. Read More >


Congratulations to SPPH’s Spring graduates!
May 24, 2017Congratulations to all of the School of Population and Public Health's 2017 Spring graduates! Read More >


Fetal reduction in multi-fetal pregnancies associated with better birth outcomes
May 8, 2017Faculty of Medicine researchers have found that reducing twin and triplet pregnancies to singleton or twin pregnancies was associated with a substantial reduction in complications, such as pre-term birth and very pre-term birth. Read More >


Understanding how to prevent cancer, 300,000 people at a time
May 5, 2017A pan-Canadian project involving more than 300,000 volunteers providing health information over 30 years is “open for business,” with a third round of funding beginning in April. Read More >


Betting on excellence: Mike Marin wins UBC Killam Teaching prize
May 1, 2017SPPH senior instructor Mike Marin has been recognized for excellence in teaching with a 2017 UBC Killam Teaching Prize, and details how a love of games of chance set him on the path to outstanding statistics teaching. Read More >


UBC study confirms that two doses of HPV vaccine provide long-lasting protection
April 28, 2017University of British Columbia researchers have provided the most conclusive evidence that two doses of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine provides just as much protection – for as long as five years – as the previous standard regimen of three doses. Read More >


Seven faculty and one staff member receive Long Service awards
April 27, 2017Seven School of Population and Public Health faculty members and one staff member have received Long Service awards - congratulations to the award winners! Read More >


Tool launched to help parents allow ‘risky play’
April 20, 2017A free online tool to encourage parents to allow their children to take part in ‘risky play’ is now live, developed by School of Population and Public Health and Department of Pediatrics Associate Professor Mariana Brussoni and her team. Read More >


Michael Brauer named 2017-2018 Wall Scholar
April 12, 2017Professor Michael Brauer is one of 10 Peter Wall Institute Wall Scholars for 2017-2018, and will research the relationships between health and the design of cities, and the delivery of city services. Read More >