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Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is health related. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos. The main datasets used to examine health issues are also listed.



Inclusion Matters: Access and Empowerment for People of All Abilities

Using one of the several datasets available through the CRDCN, including the Canadian Survey on Disability, more than 200 publications on the situation of persons with disabilities have been published over the past 15 years. On the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons, we have selected a series of recent publications that you can consult here. Also noteworthy is Cameron Crawford’s presentation at the 2015 Annual Conference in Toronto on the employment prospects of people with disabilities.

3 December 2015 - 2:02pm |

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Health Related Research

The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research 2016 Trainee Program competition is now accepting applications. The program is designed to attract, recognize, and support outstanding researchers who have completed a PhD, or are a health professional eligible for a fellowship program. Among other conditions, you must be a Canadian citizen, and be eligible to hold a post-doctoral fellowship at an eligible university in British Columbia. Letters of intent are due December 4. All details are available in the competition guidelines.

23 November 2015 - 12:19pm |

Postdoctoral Opportunity in Social Inequalities in Health

The Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Western University is inviting applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellowship to work on quantitative modelling of social inequalities in health. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Preferred candidates will have experience working with the Canadian Community Health Survey and working in a RDC, and experience with advanced statistical models such as multilevel modelling or structural equations. All details available here.

28 October 2015 - 2:55pm |

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