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 >

SPPH signs Memorandum of Understanding with Hunan Provincial Department of Education
April 11, 2017The School of Population and Public Health has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hunan Provincial Department of Education, with both organizations expressing a wish for future collaboration. Read More >

MSc OEH student Noreen Ma wins American Industrial Hygiene Association award
April 7, 2017Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (MSc OEH) student Noreen Ma has won the A.L. Reigert award, adjudicated by the BC Yukon American Industrial Hygiene Association. Read More >

Consumer behaviour causing premature deaths from air pollution
March 29, 2017Professor Michael Brauer is drawing attention to the human cost of our consumer behaviour by examining the number of deaths caused by air pollution from manufacturing goods. Credit: DaiLou/Flickr Read More >

First peer navigators ready to guide prostate cancer patients
March 22, 2017The first peer navigators are ready to help newly diagnosed prostate cancer patients navigate the healthcare system. Read More >

FNHA and UBC establish chair to prevent cancer and improve wellbeing
March 17, 2017The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and the University of British Columbia have created a faculty position dedicated to improving cancer outcomes and overall wellness among First Nations and Indigenous people, based in the School of Population and Public Health and the FNHA. Credit: Lindsey Donovan Photography Read More >

Investigating the secret to a long and healthy life
March 15, 2017An SPPH study is looking into the diets of ‘super seniors’ – people who have reached 85 years and older without developing a major age-related disease – to discover what foods could have helped keep them healthy. Read More >

Meet Our Students: Dr. Martina Scholtens, Resident and MPH student
March 10, 2017Meet Dr. Martina Scholtens, Resident and MPH student, and learn all about her work with refugees, some translation hiccups, and her next novel idea. Read More >