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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.

Social Policy and Health Inequalities

The special issue of the journal Canadian Public Policy comprising several presentations made at QICSS's international conference "Social Policy and Health Inequalities: an International Perspective" has recently been published and can be downloaded online at: We take this opportunity to remind you that this conference was recorded and that the videos are available on our YouTube page.

16 December 2015 - 5:16pm |

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 |


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