Dec 2019 • Spatialists is collaborating on a project for Southwestern Public Health that is using Geographic Information Science for planning.

Dec 2019 • Spatialists collaborated on a GIS training workshop for public health epidemiologists.

Dec 2019 • Spatialists is undertaking background research to help develop a good school food project with the Ontario Student Nutrition Program in Southwest Ontario Region.

Oct 2019 • Spatialists is working with the Oxford Park Community of London, Ontario on community engagement, participatory planning and data collection exercises around the issue of streetscape redesign.

Oct 2019 • We recently completed our annual evaluation of Growing Chefs! Ontario programs.

Sept 2019 • Spatialists recently completed and presented our report on Evidence Based Approaches for Increasing Healthy Dietary Behaviour in Children in London, Ontario to the Healthy Eating Healthy Physical Activity working group of London’s Child & Youth Network.

July 2019 • Jason Gilliland was in Auckland, New Zealand to meet with architects and planners from Auckland, Hong Kong, and Sydney to discuss international collaborations and deliver an invited address on place-based collaborations for healthy cities to the University of Auckland.

May 2019 • Jason Gilliland was in Toronto, Ontario to give the keynote address on building capacity for child health through community collaboration at the GeoHealth conference at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto.

April 2019 • Jason Gilliland was in Niagara Falls, Ontario to give an invited address about smartphone apps for changing health at the Canadian Nutrition Society.  

April 2019 • Jason Gilliland was in Los Angeles, California to speak about youth participation in city building to an audience of urban researchers and practitioners at the Urban Affairs Association.

Feb 2019 • Spatialists recently completed an evidence summary in support of building a healthy built environments challenge for Canada for the Public Health Agency of Canada.