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I’m delighted to announce that experienced editor Scott White is heading up The Conversation Canada. My UBC colleague, Mary Lynn Young, and I have been working to bring this proven model of collaboration between scholars and editors to Canada.

CBC News has published an interactive database on carcinogens in the workplace. The visualisation is the result of a collaborative project between the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, CBC and CAREX Canada, a research initiative cataloguing Canadians’ exposure to carcinogens while on the job. The aim of the collaboration was to highlight exposure to cancer-causing chemicals in…

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I’m very pleased to share the news that I have received the President’s Award for Public Education Through the Media. The University of British Columbia award recognizes “a faculty member who has made extraordinary efforts to communicate their scholarship to the public in a meaningful way using the news media” and comes with a $3,000…

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