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Posts Tagged ‘Ellen MacEachen’

International Women’s Day event

Posted on: February 21st, 2022 by Ellen MacEachen

Professor Ellen MacEachen will participate in a panel at University of Waterloo’s Virtual International Women’s Day event on March 8, 2022. Dr. MacEachen will be speaking about the design and performance of work and health systems and how these can be improved and adapted to our fast changing economic, social and technological environments.

Please join us as the University of Waterloo celebrates International Women’s Day and the achievements of women across the globe. Find out more about the University of Waterloo event or click here to register. #IWD2022 #BreakTheBias

Return to work and Union roles – Coordinator perspectives

Posted on: February 2nd, 2022 by Ellen MacEachen

Congratulations to lab members Pam Hopwood, Megan Crouch and Ellen MacEachen, for the following article:

Return-to-work processes can be complex, with different involved actors seeing things in different ways. This paper considers how union representatives impacted return-to-work (RTW) processes, through the views of union representatives and other RTW coordinators. We draw on standpoint approach to explore the different perspectives of union members and other stakeholders involved in the RTW process.



Research Talk

Posted on: November 12th, 2021 by Ellen MacEachen

Please join Dr. Ellen MacEachen at the University of Waterloo Research Talks “The workplace revolution: Envisioning the future of employment” on November 22, 2021 at 11:45 a.m. EST. Registration for this online event can be accessed at:

Dr. MacEachen will be presenting research from a CIHR-funded study conducted with co-Investigators Dr. Samantha Meyer and Dr. Shannon Majowickz. The study investigated the occupational and public health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic for digital platform couriers.



XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work – September 2021

Posted on: June 28th, 2021 by Ellen MacEachen

Canada will be hosting the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work from September 20-23, 2021.

 Dr. Ellen MacEachen will be speaking at the symposium, No injured workers left behind: Workers’ compensation and employment injury insurance schemes are essential part for better prevention and protection of workers.

We look forward to seeing you in September

XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work