Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research
A unique array of research networks in Atlantic Canada, organized to:
- Improve infrastructure and capacity for research in health promotion and illness and injury prevention
- Better understand and address health impacts of three types of social and physical environments: communities, workplaces and schools through:
- Research Development
- Knowledge Translation
- Training and Mentoring
The ANPR is led by Dr. Renee Lyons, Principal Investigator, and funded by the CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health.
ANPR Team Leads
Back row: Dr. Stephen Bornstein, Dr. Barbara Neis,
Dr. Lois Jackson
Front Row: Donna Murnaghan,
Dr. Renée Lyons
Missing from photo: Dr. Doug Willms
What's New - Latest ANPR News
Using Large-Scale Databases to Inform Social Science Research
Workshop - Jan 19-20, 2010
The Atlantic Networks for Prevention Research (ANPR) and the Canadian Research Institute for Social Policy (CRISP) are teaming up to offer a one-and-a-half day workshop on the use of large-scale databases to improve our understanding of health impacts of social and physical environments in communities, workplaces, and schools.
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20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion
June 11-15, 2010 | Geneva, Switzerland
The objective of the ANPR symposium at the 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion was to highlight knowledge translation challenges for health promotion research in low resource settings using examples within the context of schools, workplaces and communities.
Paper (Peer Reviewed)
C. Alvaro, L.A. Jackson, S. Kirk, T.L. McHugh, J. Hughes, A. Chircop and R.F. Lyons Moving governmental policies beyond a focus on individual lifestyle: some insights from complexity and critical theories. Health Promotion International 2010; Published by Oxford University Press.
C. Alvaro, R. Lyons, L. Jackson, C. Shearer, S. Bornstein and D. Muraghan. (June 11-15, 2010). Settings Research in Low Resource Environments: Innovations in Knowledge Development and its Use. 20th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion, Geneva, Switzerland.
ANPR Conference Assessment and Action for Healthy Settings
July 4-6, 2007 | St. John's, NL
The program and abstracts of this past event are available by clicking here