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2014 David Bates Memorial Lecture speaker announced
November 28, 2013Dr. Richard Jackson from the Fielding School for Public Health, UCLA will speak at Semiahmoo Conference on January 9, 2014 Read More >


Physical activity equivalent in cancer survivors and the population
November 22, 2013Cancer survivors have similar physical activity levels as those who have never had cancer. Read More >


School of Population and Public Health Admissions Information Session
November 22, 2013Learn about SPPH graduate programs and the admissions process. Read More >


A recipe for understanding cancer
November 20, 2013Most good science takes time. John Spinelli, a cancer epidemiologist, is on intimate terms with that hard truth. (Photo: Brian Kladko) Read More >


Four ways to fix mass transit in Metro Vancouver
November 19, 2013Lawrence Frank of UBC’s School of Population and Public Health believes that delaying transit improvements comes with a steep price. Photo: Jonathan Pope, Wikimedia Commons. Read More >


SPPH PhD student an “Emerging Leader” in Science
November 15, 2013PhD student Jacquelyn Cragg who received the Emerging Leader Award from Minerva Foundation's Women In™ Science program. Read More >


SPPH student wins Air & Waste Management Association award
November 15, 2013MSc-OEH student Annie Wang wins Best Student Presentation Award at PNWIS 2013 Read More >


UBC students investigating air quality in Quesnel
November 15, 2013The project looks at air quality in general, as well as temporal changes, year-round. Read More >


Dr. Michael Brauer selected to UN’s Climate and Clean Air Coalition scientific panel
November 14, 2013The CCAC, part of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), is the first global project to treat short-lived climate pollutants as an international challenge. Read More >


Dr. Mieke Koehoorn gives Alf Nachemson Memorial Lecture
November 14, 2013This prestigious lectureship is awarded to those who have made a substantial contribution to the field of occupational health. Read More >