Project News

Sierra Clark presents her poster at the McGill Science undergraduate research conference, October 2nd, 2014

Undergraduate Honours student, Sierra Clark, presented her poster “The burden, determinants, and experience of Acute Gastrointestinal illness (AGI) for Indigenous Batwa-Pygmies in southwestern Uganda” at the McGill Science undergraduate research conference held October 2. Sierra was nominated by the department of Geography to present her research to a panel of judges, fellow researchers, as well… Read More »

GEOG 200: Geographical Perspectives on World Environmental Problems

Jolene Labbé, Joanna Petrasek MacDonald, Michelle Maillet and Anna Bunce from the Climate Change Adaptation Research Group (www.jamesford.ca) presented their research work on IHACC to the undergraduate class GEOG 200: Geographical Perspectives on World Environmental Problems held at McGill University on October 16th 2014.

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Dr. James Ford awarded CIHR Applied Public Health Chair

Dr. James Ford recently became one of twelve CIHR Applied Public Health Chairs in Canada. This award supports Dr. Ford’s research and the Evaluating Health Adaptation to Climate Change (EvHACC) program. The objectives of the Applied Public Health Chair initiative are to: Support high quality and focused programs of policy and program intervention research of national… Read More »

Marie-Pierre Lardeau presents at the Beringia Center in Whitehorse, Yukon

The IHACC (Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change) project manager, Marie-Pierre Lardeau, presented at the Communicating Climate Change Adaptation lecture series at the Yukon Beringia Centre in Whitehorse on October 2nd 2014. Her presentation Community Based Approaches to Adaptation to Climate Change, Experiences from the Field: Stories from the Arctic discussed community-based adaptation from the… Read More »