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he Bridge Program is a pioneering scholarship-funding and research training program linking the University of British Columbia's Faculties of Medicine, Engineering and Graduate Studies.

Our mission is to develop creative evidence-based prevention measures for public, environmental and occupational health problems.

The program has base funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research. It is affiliated with the UBC Centre for Health and Environment Research.

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Bridge Courses

Friday, February 25, 1:45 - 2:45 pm, Research In Progress: BRDG 500/600 Glenys Webster: Seminar. Library Processing Centre, Rm 308B.

Friday, February 25, 3 to 4:30 pm, Research Development: BRDG 501/601. Susan Kennedy: Budgets. Library Processing Centre, Rm 308B.

This Week's Seminars and Events

February 23 to 25: Canadian Water Resources Association Conference: Sustainable Water Management. Students who are interested in volunteering in exchange for registration fees please contact Jillian Tamblyn. More information

February 25: Molecular approaches to microsensors, Michael Wolf. School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Seminar Series

February 25 to 27: International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. University of Hawaii. More information

Upcoming Events

March 11: 2nd Annual Air Quality and Health Workshop. Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel. More information

April 28 to May 1: National Research Forum for Young Investigators in Circulatory and Respiratory Health. Winnipeg, Manitoba. More information

May 15 to 17: Canadian Association for Work and Health annnual conference, Vancouver. More information

June 5 to 10: CIHR Summer Institute. Gros Morne National Park. Newfoundland and Labrador. More information and Application

June 27 to 30: Epidemiology Without Borders: joint conference of CSEB and SER, Toronto. More information

Last revised: February 19, 2005


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