Tim Sly, School of Occupational & Public Health,  Yates School of Graduate Studies,

and the Chang School of continuing education, supporting students and practitioners in

research methods, health sciences, epidemiology, and health risk analysis

Last edited:  15-04-2018                      




  [Chang School]   

    CVEH 233 How Safe is our Food? [CLOSED]

    CKHS 100 Res. Methods. for international MDs (OPEN)



  ENH 122  Intro Epidemiology (wks 1-3 only) [CLOSED]

   ENH 440 SPECIAL Biostatistics F/14  [CLOSED] 

   ENH 522 Epidemiol: Research Methods [CLOSED]   

  ENH 825  Assess & Communication of Risk [CLOSED]

  ENH 825  2018 solutions for probabilistic risk analysis (OPEN)

  ENH 825  2017 solutions to quantitative risk analysis (OPEN)

  ENH 825  2017 Risk perception & communication pages (OPEN)



   NC 8108  Epidemiol (Nutrit.) [CLOSED ]  

   ES 8927 Environ. Risk Assessm [CLOSED] 



     Downloading, installing and using Epi-Info

     Style guide for research and report writing

     And how it involves YOU

    Calculator Information

    Information about this site and its author




Official EMAIL POLICY  The University procedure now requires that any official or formal electronic communications FROM ALL students be sent using their official Ryerson E-mail account"  The existing procedure already provides for all official University letters, results, and other formal communications to be sent TO students using only their official account.




The following is a selection of my responses to questions on the QUORA forum and other commentary sites and blogs  



Expiration dates, judgement and inspection of food

Foodborne Illnesses: where are the real risks?

Are infectious diseases something to be forgotten now?

Raw and organic Foods......  

Bacterial resistance threat

BSE: Mad cow disease and human risk in Canada

*  Vaccination and autism










Books on Risk Assessment & Risk Perception/Communication

Note: some of these are downloadable complete with full text!

Garrick BJ, and Gekler WC, (eds.)

The Analysis, Communication, and Perception of Risk. Plenum. New York. 1989. ISBN 0-306-43833-X  

Foster KR, Bernstein DE and Huber PW. Phantom Risk: Scientific Inference and the Law. MIT Press. Cambr., Mass. 1994. ISBN 0-262-06156-2
Aldrich T and Griffith J. Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Assessment. Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1993 ISBN 0-442-00885-6
Hallenbeck WH. Quantitative Risk Assessment for Environmental and Occupational Health. Lewis. Boca Raton. 1993. ISBN 0-87371-801-1
Harrison K, and Hoberg G. Risk, Science, and Politics.   McGill-Queens. Montreal & Kingston. 1994.  ISBN 0-7735-1236-5
Bates DV. Environmental Health Risks and Public Policy. UBC Press. Vancouver. 1994. ISBN 0-7748-0506-4
Bennett P, Calman K. Risk Communication and Public Health. Oxford Univ Press. Oxford. 1999.  ISBN 0-19-263037-7
National Research Council. Improving Risk Communication. Natl Acad Press, Washington DC. 1989.  IBSN 0-309-03943-6 (full text available on-line)
Understanding Risk: Informing Decisions in a Democratic Society  Natl Acad Press; Washington DC. 1996. (Full-text available on-line)
Issues in Risk Assessment National Academy Press; Washington DC.  1993. (Full text available on-line)
Wilde GJS.  Target Risk  Queen's Univ Press. Kingston, Ontario, Canada) 1994. (Full text available on-line)
Building Consensus Through Risk Assessment and Management of the Department of Energy's Environmental Remediation Program  Natl Acad Press. 1994. Washington DC.   (Full text available on-line)
Shrader-Frechette, KS.  Burying Uncertainty: Risk and the case against geological disposal of nuclear waste.  Univ. of Calif Press. Berkeley. 1993   ISBN 0-520-08301-6 


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