Selected Publications

The Statistical Consulting and Survey Research Unit has worked with many new and established researchers and academics in contribution to their research findings. This page contains a few selected publications highlighting some of the projects the SCSRU was involved with. You may see us being referenced by one of our former names: Statistical Consulting and Collaborative Research Unit, or Survey Research Centre.


Bramadat, P., Killen, P. O. C., & Wilkins-Laflamme, S. (Eds.). (2022). Religion at the Edge: Nature, Spirituality, and Secularity in the Pacific Northwest. UBC Press.

Chaiton, M., Diemert, L., Zhang, B., & Bondy, S. (2016). Busting Myths About Smoking Cessation: A Synthesis of Population-Level Findings from the Ontario Tobacco Survey. Toronto: Ontario Tobacco Research Unit.


Borkenhagen, D., Grant, E., Mazumder, R., Negami, H. R., Srikantharajah, J., & Ellard, C. (2021). The effect of COVID-19 on parks and greenspace use during the first three months of the pandemic – A survey study. Cities & Health, 1–10.

Buttazzoni, & Minaker, L. (2022). Associations between adolescent mental health and pedestrian- and transit-oriented urban design qualities: Evidence from a national-level online Canadian survey. Urban Studies

Cardwell, F. S., Clarke, A. E., & Elliott, S. J. (2022). Investigating self‐reported food allergy prevalence in Waterloo Region, Canada. The Canadian Geographer

Cichocki, W., Kaminskaia, S. & Hagar, L. (2023). Regional variation in articulation rate in French spoken in Canada. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 1–20 .

Clarke, A. E., Elliott, S. J., St Pierre, Y., Soller, L., La Vieille, S., & Ben-Shoshan, M. (2020). Temporal trends in prevalence of food allergy in Canada. The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Practice8(4), 1428–1430.

Houle, S., & MacKeigan, L. (2017). Home care pharmacy practice in Canada: A cross-sectional survey of services provided, remuneration, barriers, and facilitators. Canadian Journal of Hospital Pharmacy, 70(4), 294–300.

Hussein, R., He, Z., Bareham, J., Patel, T., Killeen, R. & Grindrod, K. (2022). Evaluating the effectiveness of the computer based education platform, Pharmacy5in5, on pharmacists' knowledge of anticholinergic toxicity using a randomized controlled trial. Pharmacy, 10(1).

Hussein, R., Killeen, R., He, Z. & Grindrod, K. (2021). Assessing pharmacists' knowledge and compliance with narcotic inventory management using a computer-based educational platform. International Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 29(3), 265–270.

Kirkham, Shorey, C. L., Iaboni, A., Quirt, H., Grigorovich, A., Astell, A., Lin, E., & Maxwell, C. J. (2022). Staff perceptions of the consequences of COVID‐19 on quality of dementia care for residents in Ontario long‐term care homes. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 37(6).

Marshall, M. E., Farrar, J. M., Massey, D.W., Thorne, L., Wu, A. and Bui, T. (2023). In All Fairness: A Meta-Analysis of the Tax Fairness–Tax Compliance Literature. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 1-26.

McCrory, Vanderlee, L., White, C. M., Reid, J. L., & Hammond, D. (2016). Knowledge of recommended calorie intake and influence of calories on food selection among Canadians. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(3), 199–207.

Meyer, S., & Lum, R. (2017). Explanations for not receiving the seasonal influenza vaccine: An Ontario Canada based survey. Journal of Health Communication, 22(6), 506–514.

Tetui, M., Grindrod, K., Waite, N., VanderDoes, J. & Taddio, A. (2022). Integrating the CARD (Comfort Ask Relax Distract) system in a mass vaccination clinic to imporve the experience of individuals during COVID-19 vaccination: a pre-post implementation study. Hum Vaccin Immunother, 18(5).

Thompson, M. E., Fong, G. T., Boudreau, C., Driezen, P., Li, G., Gravely, S., Cummings, K. M., Heckman, B. W., O'Connor, R., Thrasher, J. F., Nahhas, G., Borland, R., Yong, H. H., McNeill, A., Hitchman, S. C., & Quah, A. C. K. (2019). Methods of the ITC four country smoking and vaping survey, Wave 1 (2016). Addiction, 114(S1), 6–14.

Wilkins-Laflamme, S. (2022). And then there were none: Regional dynamics of non-religious identities, beliefs and practices among Canadian millennials. Studies in Religion