PIRE is an independent, nonprofit organization merging scientific knowledge and proven practice to create solutions that improve the health, safety, and well-being of individuals, communities, and nations around the world.

Spotlight on PIRE

PIRE studies and senior scientists are often requested to confirm facts and statistics by the media.

Spotlights Alcohol Prices Influence Crime and Crash Rates in British Columbia


PIRE has a rich blend of grant and contract funded work ranging from primary research and program evaluation to service delivery.

LGBT Adults and Tobacco Stigma: A Qualitative Study


PIRE researchers and program directors publish more than 200 peer-reviewed journal articles annually.

Socioeconomic determinants of exposure to alcohol outlets