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The Ron de Burger Student Award

Training and Education

 

 

Thank you for your interest in the Ron de Burger Student Award. We are currently reviewing this initiative and are planning a new format for launching in 2021.

 


Previous Award Recipients:

2018

  • Exploring the Relationship between the Built Environment and Social Isolation and Loneliness: Implications for Public Policy
    Amber Gillespie
    University of Guelph, Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull document.
  • Beyond Zoonosis: The Mental Health Impacts of Rat Exposure of Inner-City Residents
    Raymond Lam
    The University of British Columbia – Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
    SummaryFull document.
  • Computer Keyboards Transmitting More Than Words: A Knowledge Synthesis of Computer Keyboards in Hospitals as a Reservoir for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection
    Saarah Hussain
    University of Guelph, Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull document.

2017

  • Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Extreme Heat Events Among Homeless Populations in BC’s Lower Mainland: A Review of Evidence-Based Approaches and Recommendations
    E Cabantog
    Simon Fraser University: Master of Public Health in Environmental and Occupational Health
    SummaryFull document.
  • Echinococcus multilocularis as an emerging public health threat in Canada: A knowledge synthesis and needs assessment
    E Denstedt
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull document.
  • Application of behaviour change theories to food safety education in youth: A scoping review
    K Diplock
    University of Waterloo: PhD student, School of Public Health and Health Systems
    SummaryFull document.
  • Finding Headspace: A Knowledge Synthesis of the Effects of Urban Green Space on Mental Health
    R Janicki
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull document.

2016

  • Climate Change and Infectious Disease Risk in the Canadian North
    S Chen
    University of Toronto: Master of Public Health in Epidemiology
    SummaryFull document.
  • Time is ticking: A needs assessment for Lyme disease health promotion
    A Kata
    University of Waterloo: Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull document.
  • The influence of fast-food restaurants surrounding homes and schools on measures of child and adolescent obesity: A Knowledge Synthesis
    E McDonald
    University of Waterloo: Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull document.

2015

  • Role of the built environment on older adults’ physical activity: An evidence review
    I Chhay
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    Summary. Full document.
  • Agricultural runoff, cyanobacterial blooms in Lake Erie and public health: A knowledge synthesis
    C Friesen
    University of Guelph: Master of Science in Epidemiology
    Summary. Full document.
  • The interactive effects of poor air quality and extreme heat on health
    E Marshall-Catlin
    Queen's University: Master of Public Health
    Summary. Full document.

2014

  • The use of social media in environmental health research and communication: an evidence review
    M Hempel
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    IntroductionFull Document.
  • Health Effects of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Supply: A Knowledge Synthesis
    S Lam
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull Document.
  • Safety of Chinese Roast Pork as Determined by the Water Activity of the Skin and Cavity
    W Lao
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • Safety and pH Measurements of Sushi Rice in Japanese Restaurants in Burnaby BC, Canada
    C Lee
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • The Effectiveness of Ozone-chlorine Treatment for Reducing Chloramine Concentration Compared to Chlorine Treatment in Swimming Pools and Whirlpools
    D Mah
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.

2013

  • The Hot Lunch Dilemma: Evaluation Heat Retention Ability of Insulated Container with Macaroni and Cheese
    T Chu
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • Comparison of Aerobic and E. Coli Colony-Forming Units Isolated From Circulating Paper and Plastic $20 Canadian Banknotes
    R Olivier
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • Endocrine Disruptors in Drinking Water and Associated Health Effects: A Knowledge Synthesis
    V Wells
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    SummaryFull Document.

2012

  • An Investigation on Organic Contaminants on Tattoo Machines
    S Jalili
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • Is house dust a reservoir for infant gut bacteria?
    T Konya
    University of Toronto: Master of Public Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Vancouver’s Medical Clinic Waiting Room: Is there consistency between regions of different socioeconomic status?
    B Kung
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    AbstractFull Document.
  • One Health and EcoHealth in Ontario: A qualitative study exploring how holistic and integrative approaches are shaping public health practice in Ontario
    Z Leung
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    AbstractFull DocumentJournal Article.
  • Uranium Mining: Assessing the potential health impact of uranium mining in Nunavut
    R Moorhouse, G Habibi, D Richard, T Byambaa, T Fabro
    Simon Fraser University: Master’s in Public Health
    AbstractFull Document.

 

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