Increased risk of respiratory illness associated with kerosene fuel use among women and children in urban Bangalore, India
Jill Baumgartner, along with a team of researchers, conducted a study in Bangalore, India, found that the use of kerosene was associated with higher rates of bronchitis, phlegm and chest illnesses compared to cleaner cooking fuels. Occup Environ Med. Published October 23, 2014
Dr. Nancy Mayo’s “People Behind the Science” podcast, Episode #285, Serving Those with Disability Through Health Services and Outcomes Research (July 17 2015) has been published! Hear it on iTunes or on the People Behind the Science website.
IHSP historian David Wright was interviewed by New Books in Medicine regarding his 2011 publication, "Downs: The History of a Disability," winner of the British Society for the History of Science's 2013 Dingle Prize. Published online Tuesday, September 30, 2014.
Cyberbulling Victimization and Mental Health in Adolescents and the Moderating Role of Family Dinners
IHSP faculty member Frank Elgar was part of a team of researchers that conducted a study on the impact of family interaction on the mental health of victims of cyberbulling. They concluded that dining as a family reduced the detrimental impacts of being cyberbullied on adolescents. Published online Monday, September 1, 2014.
IHSP Director Daniel Weinstock discusses the upcoming Scottish referendum from a Quebecois perspective. Appeared on CTV Thursday, September 11, 2014.
IHSP and McGill Political Scientist Antonia Maioni surveys public opinion on both sides of the border. Published in the Globe and Mail, Friday September 5, 2014.
The McGill Institute for Health and Social Policy is pleased to be launching HappenStance, a new series of policy briefs summarizing key academic research findings and highlighting implications for policy. Read the first issue here.
Diego Baus may not know it, but at McGill’s School of Continuing Studies, he’s considered a trailblazer. That’s because he was the first student to complete the School’s newest online course, Project Management: Practice and Certification.
Hospital / Hôpital is an interdisciplinary two-day conference to coincide with the opening of two new “super-hospitals” in Montreal. Join us to explore the ‘hospital’ from multiple perspectives – including historical, architectural, socio-cultura
According to the 1951 McGill University yearbook, future Star Trek captain William Shatner was already showing leadership as president of McGill's Radio Workshop, and his yearbook records also show him to be a member of both the Players’ Club and the Red & White Revue musical theatre clubs.
Read full article: ET Canada, July 21, 2015