The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit invites anyone in the field of injury prevention to join our webinar presentations. Speakers from around the world make presentations on relevant topics related to injury prevention, with a focus on evidence-based information and new research. Each year there are at least six one-hour presentations, which include time for questions from participants.

If you are interested in becoming a speaker, please contact Anita Yau

Upcoming Webinars

There are no upcoming webinars at this time.

Webinar Archive

December 9, 2021 | Refining Social Marketing Campaigns – A Preventable Case Study (view recording)
Laura Dale, Director, The Community Against Preventable Injuries

September 24, 2021 | 2021 BC Concussion Awareness Week (view recording)
Mr. Bryan Melnyk, Injury Prevention & Built Environments, Ministry of Health and Ms. Sharon White, Sport Branch, Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture & Sport

May 20, 2021 | Pathways to illegal drug overdose following an injury (view recording)
Mr. Alex Zheng, Biostatistician, BCIRPU

March 25, 2021 | Why is outdoor risky play more important than ever? (view recording)
Dr. Mariana Brussoni, Academic Scientist, BCIRPU

January 28, 2021 | An overview of poisonings in BC (view recording)
Samantha Pawer, Research Assistant BCIRPU

September 24, 2020 | Cannabis-related injuries and poisonings in BC children and youth (download recording)
Ms. Atousa Zargaran, Coordinator of the Canadian Hospital Injury Reporting & Prevention Program (CHIRPP), BC Children’s Hospital, and Ms. Phoebe Cheng, Research Assistant, CHIRPP

July 23, 2020 | The Pan-Canadian Seniors’ Fall Prevention Network (download recording)
Ms. Pamela Fuselli, President and CEO, Parachute

May 21, 2020 | Active Transportation and the Built Environment: The CHASE Study (recording)
Dr. Brent Hagel, Professor, Depts. of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary

March 24, 2020 | Road Safety Learnings from Australia (recording)
Dr. Ben Beck, Deputy Head, Prehospital, Emergency, and Trauma Research within the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University; President of the Australasian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN)

January 23, 2020 | Concussion Awareness, Recognition, Recovery and Return-to-Work: Developing the Concussion Awareness Training Tool for Workers & Workplaces (recording)
Denise Beaton, Project Coordinator, Injury Prevention, BC Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

November 21, 2019 | Cannabis and motor vehicle collisions (recording)
Dr. Jeff Brubacher, Emergency Physician, Vancouver General Hospital; Assistant Professor, University of British Columbia

October 3, 2019 | Understanding the effect of socioeconomic inequities on childhood injury risk (recording)
Dr. Emilie Beaulieu, Clinician-Scientist/Pediatrician, Université Laval/Centre Mère-Enfant du CHU de Québec

July 25, 2019 | Too Hot for Tots!  The development of an evidence-based early childhood burn and scald prevention program for community educators (recording)
Ms. Frances MacDougall, Registered Nurse, BC Children’s Hospital

May 16, 2019 | Examining Traumatic Brain Injury in Intimate Partner Violence (recording)
Dr. Paul van Donkelaar, Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Health and Social Development, UBC
Ms. Karen Mason, Executive Director, Kelowna Women’s Shelter

March 14, 2019 | BC Vision Zero Summit Debrief (recording)
Ms. Megan Oakey and Shabnem Afzal

January 24, 2019 | The epidemiology and control of cellphone use while driving (recording)
Dr. Motao Zhu, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, Ohio State University; Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

November 21, 2018 | Improving Cognitive Function to Reduce Falls (recording)
Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, UBC; Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Health

October 25, 2018 | How Can We Support Best Practice? A Situational Assessment of Injury Prevention Practice in Public Health (recording)
Dr. Sarah Richmond, Applied Public Health Scientist, Injury Prevention at Public Health Ontario; Research Associate, York University