Mining and community health

Project number: 
Approval date: 
Monday, November 6, 2006
Principal Investigator: 
Not Available
Funding Agency: 
Canadian Institutes of Health Research(CIHR)
Datasets requested: 
Not available
Research objective: 

Journal Publication

  • Shandro, J.A.; Koehoorn, M. Scoble, M.; Ostry, A.; Veiga, M.M.;Gibson, N. "Economic and Demographic Conditions in British Columbia Mining Communities: A Comparison over Time and With Other Resource Communities." Resources Policy  Manuscript#JRPO-D-10-00050-R1
  • Shandro, J.A.; Veiga, M.M.; Shoveller, J.; Scoble, M.; Koehoorn, M. "Perspectives on community health issues and the mining boom-bust cycle." Resources Policy (accepted January 24, 2011). Manuscript# JRPO-D-10-00053

Academic thesis or dissertation

  • Shandro, Janis "The demographic, economic and health fabric of mining communities in British Columbia." University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia. Faculty Mining Engineering 2011

Presentation of research material (poster/seminar/lecture etc.)

  • Shandro, J.; Scoble, M.;Ostry, A.; Koehoorn, M. "The Economic, Social, and Health Fabric of BC Mining Communities." Northeastern BC Mining Forum. Tumbler Ridge, BC, Canada. October 2009

Conference abstract/presentation

  • Shandro, J.; Scoble, M.;Ostry, A.; Koehoorn, M. "Integrating community-level indicators of well-being into future collaborative mine planning." Future Mining 2011 Conference.  November 22-23, 2011.  Sydney, Australia
  • Shandro, J.; Scoble, M.;Ostry, A.; Koehoorn, M. "Health research studies in British Columbia mining communities." Fifth International Conference Sustainable Development in the Minerals Industry, June 14-17, 2011. Aachen, Germany
  • Shandro, J.; Scoble, M.;Ostry, A.; Koehoorn, M. "Bridging mining, community health and sustainability in British Columbia." Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Conference and Exhibition; May 22-25, 2011.  Montreal, Canada
  • Shandro, J.; Veiga, M.M.; Scoble, M.;  Koehoorn, M. "Strategic planning for mine closure: Community sustainability experiences in Northern British Columbia, Canada." International Conference on Mine Closure 2010. Vina del Mar, Chile. November 22-26, 2010


  • Shandro, J.; Koehoorn, M.; Scoble, M. "Bridging Mining Community Health and Sustainability. Case Study#6. Knowledge to Action: An end-of-grant knowledge translation casebook."  Cat No: MR21-149/2010E-pdf. Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Ottawa Canada 2010
  • Shandro, J.; Koehoorn, M.; Scoble, M.; Hurrell, C. "Mining and Community Health: A British Columbia Research Project.  Summary Report of Research Findings." 2009

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