Is it an urban myth that workers in certain occupations, such as dentists, are more likely to commit suicide, or not? It turns out that for most occupations, your job does not increase your risk of suicide.
Workplace representatives, policy-makers and injured worker representatives shared the audience with researchers and students at the Canadian Association for Research on Work and Health (CARWH) conference held in Toronto in May.
Scientists typically need two key components to carry out research: a well-grounded research proposal and strong financial support. Recently several projects received funding awards from national and provincial agencies. Here is a scan of what’s recently been given the green light.