Chris Buse



CIRC Project Lead




Chris Buse is the Project Lead for the Cumulative Impacts Research Consortium at the University of Northern British Columbia, a research and outreach initiative at UNBC seeking to understand the cumulative environmental, community and health impacts associated with resource development. He holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship through the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research where he is investigating the health equity impacts of unconventional natural gas development across the supply chain in Northern BC. Chris received his PhD in Social and Behavioural Health Sciences from the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto and holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of British Columbia. As an ‘Ecohealth’ scholar, his research interests operate at the nexus of public health, community development and ecology, and include a variety of projects focusing on public health adaptation to climate change, health equity, resource development impacts on rural and remote communities, energy and environmental justice, and cumulative impacts.