Entries by macdurian

EcoHealth Artist-in-Residence Poetry Reading

On Friday May 19, EcoHealth Journal’s Artist-in-Residence Mark Olival-Bartley will be giving a talk and reading at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, couching the cultural outreach of EcoHealth amid the storied votive sites in La Serenissima.  A PDF of the chapbook can be read here.  Sylvester Williams Authentic Jersey

New MOOC on Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface

New interdisciplinary and multi-expert MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Global Health at the Human Animal Ecosystem Interface! More than 30 experts from 20 top institutions including University of Geneva, Institut Pasteur, University of Montreal, World Health Organisation etc. Watch teaser here. Join now on Coursera, registration for the first cohort are open! It is […]

Postdoctoral Opportunity with UNAM

The Institute for Ecosystems and Sustainability Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico along with the Basque Centre for Climate Change are looking for a postdoctoral candidate to cover a position on multiple values of nature. The call was launched a month ago with response from some candidates which have already been evaluated, however […]

One Health Course: Africa 2017

Interested in One Health problem-solving at the animal/human/environmental health interface? Join us for an intensive 4-week course (4 June – 30 June 2017) aimed at early career health, agriculture, and conservation professionals who wish to gain knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of One Health. For more information, please visit: http://rx.onehealth.institute   Zach Hyman Authentic Jersey

IAEH Board Election

The International Association for Ecology and Health is proud to introduce the nominees for the IAEH Board elections, to be held on 5 December in Melbourne, Australia. The IAEH received eight nominations of members willing to serve on our Association Board. These nominees come from varied backgrounds and diverse cultures. All of them would make […]

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GDRI Ecosystem Health and Environmental Disease Ecology

The GDRI Ecosystem health and environmental disease ecology (GDRI EHEDE) program (http://gdri-ehede.univ-fcomte.fr) was created in 2013. Supported by the French CNRS,  its objective is to promote exchanges and bring better legibility to collaborative research in Asia, Europe and North America, linking ecosystem health (e.g. the long-term sustainability of ecological processes and the integrity of ecosystem […]

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Transdisciplinary dialogue among Maya communities on zoonoses

Together with Prof. Brigit Obrist, Dept. of Anthroplogy, University of Basel and partners from the Universita del Valle, Guatemala, Jakob Zinsstag, president of IAEH, visited a new project site in Peten, Guatemala. The project aims to implement a transdisciplinary dialogue on surveillance and control of zoonoses among Maya communities.     [author]  [author_info]Jakob Zinsstag is […]

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The BeneFISHiary Mobile App for Bermuda: Linking food safety to environmental sustainability in a consumer-friendly way

Recipient of a 2016 IAEH Small Grant Award Many media stories have supported claims about both the risks and benefits of fish consumption. This leads to much interest, but also some confusion regarding whether it’s safe to consume fish – especially for pregnant women and for children. BeneFISHiary is a mobile “app” that helps users […]