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Internship Program: 2021-2022 Year In Review

Internship Program: 2021-2022 Year In Review

The Dahdaleh Institute worked with exceptional students this year through our Internship Program, which is founded in an experiential education approach. Students completed program practicums with us, were hired through the Research at York program, or volunteered their time as research assistants. Congratulations and thank you to all the interns for jobs well done! 2021/2022 […]

Join us in Fall 2022 for the popular Humanitarian Water Engineering Online Intensive Course at the Dahdaleh Institute

Join us in Fall 2022 for the popular Humanitarian Water Engineering Online Intensive Course at the Dahdaleh Institute

Last December, our first cohort of thirty participants completed the inaugural Humanitarian Water Engineering Intensive Course. The course offered an exceptional opportunity for experienced participants to grapple with the real-world challenges of safe water supply in complex emergencies. Over ten weeks, participants learned how to apply technical engineering and humanitarian practices to provide safe water […]

Highlighting the SWOT’s Risk-Based Approach at the 2022 Emergency Environmental Health Forum

Highlighting the SWOT’s Risk-Based Approach at the 2022 Emergency Environmental Health Forum

Dahdaleh Institute member Michael DeSanti is presenting on the innovative Safe Water Optimization Tool (SWOT) at the 2022 Emergency Environmental Health Forum. He will discuss SWOT’s risk-based approach to generating chlorination guidance to ensure safe water in humanitarian settings. Developed and led by Dahdaleh Institute research fellow Dr. Syed Imran Ali, the SWOT uses machine […]

Idil Boran Calls for "Adaptation Now" in an Opinion Piece About the IPCC Report on Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Idil Boran Calls for "Adaptation Now" in an Opinion Piece About the IPCC Report on Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Dahdaleh Institute faculty member Idil Boran and Steffen Bauer co-authored an opinion article in the Current Column of the German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE). “Adaptation now! It’s time to shift gears towards a balanced and equitable climate policy” comments on the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Impacts, Adaptation, and […]

New Book on Disaster Management: All Is Well

New Book on Disaster Management: All Is Well

Prof. Saptarishi Badhopadhyay’s new book—All Is Well: Catastrophe and the Making of the Normal State—is the first book to conceptualize “disaster management” as an active historical and global struggle that creates disasters and political authorities. The book brings together social sciences research with legal and environmental history, and postcolonial international law analysis, challenging the mainstream […]

Application for the 2022 Planetary Health Film Lab

Application for the 2022 Planetary Health Film Lab

Now in its third year, the Planetary Health Film Lab is an interdisciplinary program featuring a week-long intensive workshop designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools to make short documentary films for the United Nations. The 2022 edition of the Planetary Health Film Lab is an intensive program designed for Indigenous youth […]

Internship Program: 2021 Summer in Review

Internship Program: 2021 Summer in Review

Over the summer, the Dahdaleh Institute worked with exceptional students through our Internship Program, which is founded in an experiential education approach. Students completed program practicums with us, were hired through the Research at York program, or volunteered. Congratulations and thank you to all the trainees for jobs well done! 2020/2021 Interns Learnings & Doings […]

Internship Program: 2020-2021 Year In Review

Internship Program: 2020-2021 Year In Review

Over the 2020-2021 academic year, the Dahdaleh Institute worked with exceptional students through our Internship Program, which is founded in an experiential education approach. Students completed program practicums with us, were hired through the Research at York program, or volunteered. Congratulations and thank you to all the trainees for jobs well done! 2020/2021 Interns Ryan […]

New peer-reviewed publication in Global Policy: ‘Climate Ambition and Sustainable Development for a New Decade: A Catalytic Framework’.

New peer-reviewed publication in Global Policy: ‘Climate Ambition and Sustainable Development for a New Decade: A Catalytic Framework’.

Dahdaleh Institute Faculty Member Idil Boran teamed up with a broad network of 26 leading experts to evaluate the Global Climate Action Agenda (GCAA) and discuss options to improve it to strengthen sub‐ & non‐state engagement in a new decade. The transition from the pre‐2020 to a post‐2020 agenda provides a political opportunity to recalibrate the […]