OTRU recognizes that involving students and graduates early in their careers is an essential strategy in developing the next generation of researchers and practitioners with a commitment to tobacco control.
OTRU Training Opportunities
Tobacco and Public Health: From Theory to Practice
Tobacco and Public Health: From Theory to Practice is a comprehensive and evidence-based online course on tobacco control for public health professionals and others working in tobacco control.
Tobacco and Health: From Cells to Society
The graduate-level course Tobacco and Health: From Cells to Society is offered via webinar to students across Canada through the Graduate Department of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of tobacco and tobacco-related issues from a public health perspective.
Graduate and practicum students may conduct their thesis research under the supervision of OTRU Principal Investigators and Scientists and complete their field practica at OTRU.
CIHR Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy
The vision of the CIHR Strategic Training Program in Public Health Policy at the University of Toronto is to create an active, collaborative multidisciplinary community of researchers, trainees, policymakers, educators and practitioners that works and learns together to address – from a policy perspective – the key issues for public health at local, regional, national and global levels.
OTRU Student Funding
Ashley Studentships for Research in Tobacco Control
OTRU provides funding for students through the Ashley Studentships for Research in Tobacco Control. The purpose of the studentship program is to increase the tobacco research capacity in Ontario by developing a future generation of tobacco researchers and practitioners.