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September 27, 2016

Policies aimed at protecting the public sometimes have negative consequences. These can occur when decisions are based on limited and/or poor quality evidence; when actual outcomes of a new policy are the opposite of what was originally intended, writes Institute affiliate 

September 26, 2016

Institute member and nursing professor Catherine Laing is investigating the effects of digital storytelling on young people affected by childhood cancer. 

September 22, 2016

Since her appointment as Canada Research Chair in Food Marketing, Policy and
Children’s Health at the U of C in 2011, Dr. Charlene Elliott has broken new ground with an
innovative research program examining how food is marketed to children, how children
understand and evaluate food promotion, and how media literacy can help children be
better prepared to make healthy food choices in a complex food environment. On September 22, Elliot will accept a 2016 Confederation of Alberta Faculty Associations (CAFA) Distinguished Academic Award in recognition of this impactful work. 

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