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Notes from the field: Sarah and Vivienne’s final days in Buhoma

Sarah MacVicar, an M.Sc. student from McGill University was in Uganda this summer conducting her thesis research with Vivienne Steele, a Research Assistant from the University of Guelph. Here is their last update from the field. Text and photos by Vivienne Steele and Sarah MacVicar.   We have wrapped up our seven weeks in the… Read More »

New IHACC paper looking at food insecurity in Iqaluit, Nunavut published in International Journal of Circumpolar Health

Guo, Y., Berrang-Ford, L., Ford, J., Lardeau, MP., Edge, V., Patterson K., the IHACC Research Team, and Harper, S. (2015). Seasonal prevalence and determinants of food insecurity in Iqaluit, Nunavut. International Journal of Circumpolar Health.     Abstract Background. Food insecurity is an ongoing problem in the Canadian Arctic. Although most studies have focused on… Read More »


IHACC-Peru PhD student Paola Torres-Slimming awarded UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowship

  The IHACC team would like to congratulate Ms. Paola Alejandra Torres Slimming for being awarded a UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowship (also known as the UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ fellowship). The funds will enable Paola to undertake research on Adaptation to climate change: Water security in vulnerable populations for seven months at the University of Guelph… Read More »