Writing and Other Output

Recent Publications


Barber B, McLay R, Ramos H, Rainham DG. Triangulating Neighborhoods: A Research Note on Improving Links Between People and Places in Smaller Cities and Rural Areas. Journal of Rural and Community Development 2020 (In Press).

Dummer TJ, Cui Y, Nauta L, Saint-Jacques N, Magee M, Rainham DG. Traffic-related air pollution and risk of lung, breast and urinary tract cancer in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Public Health 2020 (Submitted).

Cools D, McCallum S, Rainham DG, Taylor N, Patterson Z. Understanding Google Location History as a Tool for Travel Diary Data Acquisition. Transportation Research Record 2020 (Revised and re-submitted).

Cleveland T, Dec P, Rainham DG. Shorter Roads go a Long Way: The relationship between density and road length per resident within and between cities. Canadian Planning and Policy 2020 (In Press).

Liu Y, Goudreau S, Oiamo T, Rainham D, Hatzopoulou M, Chen H, Davies H, Tremblay M, Johnson J, Bockstael A, Leroux T, Smargiassi A. Comparison of land use regression and random forests models on estimating noise levels in five Canadian cities. Environmental Pollution 2020; 256: doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2019.113367

McSweeney J, Johnson S, Sherry S, Singleton J, Rainham DG. Indoor nature exposure and influence on physiological stress markers. International Journal of Environmental Health Research 2019; doi.org/10.1080/09603123.2019.1679357

Johnson S, Snow S, Lawrence M, Rainham DG. Quasi-randomized trial of contact with nature and effects on attention in children. Frontiers in Psychology 2019; doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02652

Recent Presentations and Media


Empty streets during COVID-19 show how we’ve been poisoning ourselves. National Observer, May 21, 2020.

Inside/Out: How COVID‑19 is shifting our sense of places and spaces (video). An online special event between the Healthy Populations Institute (HPI)the MacEachen Institute for Public Policy and Governance (MIPP), and Open Dialogue Live, a series offered by the Dalhousie Office of Advancement. May 14, 2020.

Interview with Portia Clark and Louise Renault, CBC Information Morning NS. Environmental destruction and emerging pathogens. April 30, 2020.

Rainham DG, Johnson SA, McSweeney J, Awan T. The Great Disconnection: Children’s activity space and their perceptions of nature. International Medical Geography Symposium (IMGS), July 1-5, 2019, Queenstown, NZLD.

Rainham DG, Johnson S, Snow S, Lawrence M. Quasi-randomized trial of contact with nature and effects on attention in children. Healthy Parks, Healthy People Forum, Public Health 2019, Canadian Public Health Association, Ottawa ON, May 1-2, 2019.

Interview with Norma Lee MacLeod, CBC Maritime Noon. Noise. November 3, 2017.

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