EcoHealth 2014 Presentations

August 11-15, 2014- Université du Québec at Montréal

Several individuals involved with the Ecohealth Knowledge to Action Research Group will be presenting at the 5th Biennial Conference of the International Association for Ecology and Health. Presentations are listed below. For more information on presentations and conference activities please visit the conference website here.

Margot Parkes and Maya Gislason

Title: Upstream is a Place: Linking Health, Ecosystems, and Society for Public Health
Authors: Margot Parkes, Maya Gislason, CoPEH-Canada/Public Health Competencies Advisory Committee EcoHealth 2014 Working Group
Type of presentation:  Pre-conference workshop
Date: August 11
Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm


Vanessa Sloan Morgan

Title: From Creative Engagement to Critical Transform: Innovations in Digital Storytelling for Ecohealth Researchers and Educators
Authors: Heather Castleden, Associate Professor and CIHR New Investigator, School for Resource and Environmental Studies, Dalhousie University; Ashlee Cunsolo Willox, Canada Research Chair, Determinants of Healthy Communities; Assistant Professor, Community Health Departments of Nursing & Indigenous Studies, Cape Breton University; Inez Shiwak, Coordinator, ‘My Word’: Storytelling and Digital Media Lab, Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Labrador, Canada; Vanessa Sloan Morgan, Research Associate, Ecohealth Knowledge to Action Research Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia; Sandra Harris, Wet’suwet’en Nation & Steering Committee Member, Ecohealth and Watersheds in Northern BC, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada
Type of presentation: Panel presentation and audience participation
Date: August 12
Time: 10:20 am- 11:50 am


Maya Gislason

Title: The Place of Critical Social Theory, Social Justice and Qualitative Methodologies in Ecohealth Cosmologies
Authors: Maya Gislason, University of Northern British Columbia; Manuel Vallee, University of Auckland; Christine Vavotec, University of Vermont; Joleen Timko, University of British Columbia; Mardie Townsend, Deakin University; Crescentia Dakubo,  Northern Ontario School of Medicine; Jonathan Kingsley, University of Melbourne
Type of presentation: Special session
Date:  August 12
Time: 2:00 pm- 3:30 pm


Kendra Mitchell-Foster

Title: Who is Really Invited to the Table?: Understanding Intersectorality through a Community-based Equity Lens
Authors: Kendra Mitchell-Foster, University of Northern British Columbia
Type of presentation: Oral presentation
Date: August 15
Time:  2:10 pm

Title: Collaboration C-LAC: First steps in establishing a deeper understanding of applied Ecohealth research from across Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean
Authors: Kendra Mitchell-Foster, University of Northern British Columbia; Douglas Barraza, Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica
Title: Collaboration C-LAC: First steps in establishing a deeper understanding of applied Ecohealth research from across Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean
Type of presentation: Poster presentation
Date: August 12
Time: 12:30 pm- 2:00 pm


Julia Russell

Title: Exploring the Seasonal Dynamics of Food Security amongst the Homeless of Northern British Columbia
Authors:  Julia Russell, University of Northern British Columbia
Type of presentation: Oral presentation
Date: August 14
Time: 4:20 pm


Carling Matthews

Title: Exploring the connections between outdoor recreation, nature, and human health in a northern British Columbia community
Authors: Carling Matthews, University of Northern British Columbia
Type of presentation: Poster presentation
Date: August 12
Time:  12:30 pm- 2:00 pm


Jessica Madrid

Title:  Health Promotion & Environmental Activism: Haida Gwaii, BC, The Northern Gateway Project, and a Model of Collective Interest
Authors: Jessica Madrid, University of Northern British Columbia
Type of presentation: Poster-driven presentation in “Capacity building: community mobilisation and experiential
learning”  session
Date:  August 15
Time:  11:30 pm- 12:30 pm

 

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