Time: Friday afternoons, 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Location: Room B151, SPPH Building, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, B.C.
The best of current research in the Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (OEH) field is presented at these seminars, which run weekly during the academic year. Attendance is mandatory for MSc OEH students.
You are welcome to join us online via Adobe Connect. Please see below for technical information about this process.
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|January 6||Semiahmoo Conference|
|January 13||Angela Eykelbosh
Environmental Health Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control, National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health
|Oil Spills: Scoping the Issues for Environmental Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response||Click here to view|
|January 20||Lawrence Frank
UBC Professor, Bombardier Chair, and Director of the Health and Community Design Lab, SPPH and SCARP
|New Evidence and New Tools to Link Our Environment with Our Health||Click here to view|
|January 27||Derrick Lee
Statistical Methodologist, BC Cancer Agency
|Modeling occupational polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure using workplace monitoring databanks with applications in occupation related breast cancer risk||Click here to view|
|February 3||Bojosi Gamontle
PhD Candidate; Bridge CIHR/MSFHR Strategic Training Fellow
Supervisor: Professor Karen Bartlett
|Perspectives of Botswana health policy-makers and healthcare workers towards Mycobacterium Tuberculosis infection control and occupational health policies guidelines||Click here to view|
|February 10||Sarah Henderson
Senior Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control
|Not the usual suspects: Road dust and residential woodsmoke in British Columbia||Click here to view|
|February 17||Claire Mocock
Risk & Safety Manager, Canucks Sports & Entertainment; Outreach Director, AIHA
|Promoting a safety culture in a large sports & entertainment venue||Click here to view|
|February 24||Reading Week|
|March 3||Jennifer Blair
Senior Project Manger, TSS Total Safety Services
|An Industrial Hygienist’s Role in the Clean-up of Clandestine Laboratories||Click here to view|
|March 10||AIHA Annual General Meeting|
|March 17||Dr Fay Johnston
Menzies Institute for Medical Research, University of Tasmania and Department of Health and Human Services
|Air quality and demands for ambulance services. Is there an association?||Click here to view|
|March 24||Dr. Sean Tucker
Faculty of Business Administration, University of Regina
|CEOs and Safety: How Top Organizational Leaders Impact Employee Well-Being||Click here to view|
|March 31||Billy Quirke
Research Manager, Partnership for Work, Health and Safety, SPPH
|Leading Indicators: Applying the Institute for Work and Health organization and performance metric in the BC long-term care and manufacturing sectors||Click here to view|
|April 7||Dave Stieb
Health Canada and University of Ottawa School of Epidemiology, Public Health and Preventive Medicine
|Meanwhile, back at the ranch: Health effects of air pollution in rural areas||Click here to view|
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- Click on "Enter room"
- You will be placed into a queue, awaiting approval from the seminar assistant
Communicating in Adobe Connect:
- You will be able to view the presentation, hear the presenter, as well as text-chat with the seminar assistants in the chat box at the bottom of the screen.
- You will not be able to ask verbal questions.
- If you have a question for the presenter, please type it into the chat screen and it will be read aloud during the Q&A portion of the seminar.
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Adobe Connect Technical Support: on-line or by phone 1-800-422-3623.