Media Advisory - Café Scientifique in Edmonton: Discussions and debates on housing over a cup of coffee



    OTTAWA, Sept. 20 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Institutes of Health
Research invites you to a Café Scientifique on the effects of Edmonton's
overheated housing market on our health. This event will take place in a local
café and will allow Edmontonians to hear from experts and ask questions about
the health impact of not finding a place to live.
    Come find out what experts are discovering about the health implications
of living without a home.
    Join us for discussions, debates, and refreshments. This free public
event is presented by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and its
Institute of Gender and Health.
    What is a Café Scientifique? Remember when you used to spend untold hours
sitting around a table over a beer or coffee with your friends, solving all
the problems of the world, debating all the "big questions" of the day? Café
Scientifique is, simply put, a larger and slightly more organized version of
those conversations. It's an opportunity to bring together researchers with
members of the public to spark a discussion about some of the most interesting
- and sometimes contentious - research currently underway in Canada.

    
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    What:     CIHR Café Scientifique on the health impact of Edmonton's
              housing market

    When:     Tuesday, September 25 @ 5 p.m.

    Where:    Good Earth Café
              Campus Tower Building
              Corner of 87 Avenue and 112 Street
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    The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is the Government of
Canada's agency for health research. CIHR's mission is to create new
scientific knowledge and to catalyze its translation into improved health,
more effective health services and products, and a strengthened Canadian
health-care system. Composed of 13 Institutes, CIHR provides leadership and
support to more than 11,000 health researchers and trainees across Canada.
www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca


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For further information:

For further information: For an interview, please contact: David
Coulombe, CIHR Media Relations, (613) 941-4563,
mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca


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