NCCEH

Student Projects

The NCCEH Student Project Award is offered in partnership with the Environmental Health Foundation of Canada (EHFC) for students enrolled in environmental health programs across Canada.

The award objectives are:

  • promote evidence-based practice and policy among students and schools;
  • recognize quality student work;
  • share quality student projects with EH professionals across the country.

Once a year, program representatives are invited to submit up to three student projects that fit the following criteria:

  • relevant to EH practice or policy in Canada;
  • topic should be a priority for practitioners/policymakers;
  • project could be in the form of an evidence review or as research.

Successful student submissions, selected by a review panel, are listed below.

The content of these documents is the responsibility of the authors.


2014 Award Recipients

  • The use of social media in environmental health research and communication: an evidence review
    M Hempel
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    Introduction. Full Document.
  • Health Effects of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Supply: A Knowledge Synthesis
    S Lam
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    Summary. Full 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
    Abstract. Full Document.
  • Safety and pH Measurements of Sushi Rice in Japanese Restaurants in Burnaby BC, Canada
    C Lee
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    Abstract. Full 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
    Abstract. Full Document.

2013 Award Recipients

  • The Hot Lunch Dilemma: Evaluation Heat Retention Ability of Insulated Container with Macaroni and Cheese
    T Chu
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    Abstract
    . Full 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
    Abstract. Full Document.
  • Endocrine Disruptors in Drinking Water and Associated Health Effects: A Knowledge Synthesis
    V Wells
    University of Guelph: Master of Public Health
    Summary. Full Document.

2012 Award Recipients

  • An Investigation on Organic Contaminants on Tattoo Machines
    S Jalili
    BC Institute of Technology: Environmental Health
    Abstract. Full Document.
  • Is house dust a reservoir for infant gut bacteria?
    T Konya
    University of Toronto: Master of Public Health
    Abstract. Full 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
    Abstract. Full 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
    Abstract. Full Document. Journal 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
    Abstract. Full Document.