Featuring Dr Dee Lewis, PBC BOD member
Highlights include, Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity, A SHARED Future Summer Gathering 2022, Native Women’s Association of Canada Research Toolkit, Mitacs Global Internship: Welcoming Ivana and Brenda.
Apply Now For Keystone Symposia Global Health Awards
Global Health Awards (GHAs) give scientists from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) virtual access to select Keystone Symposia meetings, where they may participate in discussions on the forefront of science and medicine. The program aims to provide researchers from diverse backgrounds and limited resource settings with the opportunities afforded by attending top-tier scientific conferences.
Registration for the 19th International Conference of the Pacific Basin Consortium for Environment and Health, scheduled for 29 Aug-1 Sept 2022 on Jeju Island, South Korea is now open.
SRP Director William Suk, Ph.D., M.P.H., is representing NIEHS on the e-ASIA Joint Research Program, an initiative launched by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the National Cancer Institute. The program aims to develop a collaborative international research community to promote innovation in the East Asian region.
A SHARED Future are pleased to share the latest edition of the A SHARED Future newsletter. Inside, you will find information about the upcoming Summer Gathering in Mi’kma’ki, the big reveal of their A SHARED Future Infographic, their feature interview with Derek Kornelsen of the Working Towards Energy Security, Self-Determination, and Reconciliation research project, and more!
PBC Emeritus Board Member Dr Mahmood Khwaja, a world’s renowned environmental scientist from Pakistan, died of cardiac arrest in February 2022.
Dr Mahmood A. Khwaja, served Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) as Senior Adviser, Chemicals and Sustainable Industrial Development. He earned his Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Chemistry, respectively, from La Trobe University of Science and Technology, Melbourne, Australia and University of Peshawar Pakistan. Dr. Khwaja held teaching positions at the University of Peshawar, La Trobe University of Science and Technology, University of Cape Coast and Kumasi University of Science and Technology, Ghana. He worked as a subject specialist (science textbooks) with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Text Books Board and as a senior scientific officer with Pakistan Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Emerging Environmental and Health Impacts
ARCeH provides funding to support innovative science discovery to support research that translates to better children’s health
Dr DM Lewis has recently been successful in applying to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for funding in their Project Grant: Spring 2021 round.
Her application ‘Developing An Indigenous Value-Based Approach to Environmental Health Risk Assessment’ was deemed relevant to the Indigenous Health Research committed mandate, and was peer reviewed by the IHR committee.
The Government of Canada provides vital support to Canadian researchers through CIHR, spanning tightly linked pillars of health research, with the ultimate goal of improving health for all Canadians.