Occupational and environmental health

Dr. Dummer participated in Canadian Public Health Association annual conference

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Public Health 2017 is a national forum where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, and students come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, share the latest research and information, promote best practices, and advo

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Dr. Dummer interviewed by National Post

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Expert commentary by Dr. Trevor Dummer was included in an article published April 17, 2017 in the National Post. In the article, Dr. Dummer discusses the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project and the BC Generations Project.

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Dr. Dummer participates in Society of Behavioural Medicine conference

Thursday, March 30, 2017

On March 30, 2017, Dr. Dummer presented at the Society of Behavioural Medicine’s 38th annual conference. His presentation was part of a panel symposium session entitled “Multimorbidity and physical activity in Atlantic Canadians.”

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Dr. Dummer presents at CPTP workshop

Friday, March 10, 2017

On March 10, 2017, Dr. Trevor Dummer presented at a Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project (CPTP) workshop. His presentation was titled “BC Generations Project.”

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Fall 2016 newsletter now available

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Fall 2016 edition of A Pound of Cure, the newsletter of the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention is now available. It features our latest news, resources, and a thank you letter from Dr. Gotay.

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Blog: Cancer Prevention 101 evaluation

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

In our latest blog post, Melissa Ashman, Education Director at the Centre of Excellence in Cancer Prevention, shares the evaluation results of the Cancer Prevention 101 promotional campaign and resource impacts.

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Amina Moustaqim-Barrette to represent Canadian youth at UN climate change conference

Monday, November 7, 2016

Amina Moustaqim-Barrette was selected to be one of 16 Canadian youth delegates at the UN's 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) on climate change in Marrakech, Morocco from November 7-18, 2016.

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Blog: Evaluating the evidence for hot drinks and cancer

Monday, October 17, 2016

In this month’s blog post, Dr. Trevor Dummer explains the IARC reclassification of hot drinks as probably carcinogenic.

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Free online cancer prevention resource for UBC students now available

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Students can learn what lifestyle choices affect their risk of cancer, get student-specific tips, and access additional resources.

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Nations around the world face challenges with overweight children and adult drinking

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Expanded health coverage, greater access to family planning, and fewer deaths of newborns and children under the age of 5 are among several health improvements contributing to progress toward achieving the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according t

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