Announcements

SFU BLUE: Community-Engaged Water Research
As a preamble to the Canadian Water Summit, join Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Environment at Asia Pacific Hall on June 24 for SFU BLUE – a dialogue of community-engaged water research, profiling work emerging between the university and its partner organizations. Innovative research and case studies will support conversations on the themes of ecological conservation, urban sustainability, climate change, socio-economic factors, health, governance, stakeholder management and technological change. For┬ámore information, click here.

Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) Biobank Call for Proposals
From May 1 to June 30, 2015 Statistics Canada is inviting researchers to apply for access to blood, urine and DNA samples from the Biobank of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) for use in health studies. The biospecimens are available to any Canadian researcher that completes a review process and would benefit from a national population survey of about 5,600 participants per collection cycle. For more information, please see http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/survey/household/5071g.

Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) 2015 Summer School – Engaging the public in Public Health
Save the date – July 13 & 14 2015 in Vancouver, Victoria and Prince George
More details to come at www.phabc.org.