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Seminar - Exploring planetary health: issues, actors, institutions

This special event is part of a closing lecture for the graduate course PHIL 6505: Major Problems of Political Philosophy, led by Dahdaleh Institute faculty member Idil Boran. The event will be exploring Planetary Health and showcase team projects led by graduate students and will also include a keynote lecture by Dahdaleh Institute Director Dr. James Orbinski.  […]

Dahdaleh Institute Presents: PhD Symposium

The Dahdaleh Institute will be hosting a PhD Symposium, showcasing the current work of PhD students associated with the Institute. The program will capture the research journey of each student and encapsulate the progress made so far. For this years symposium, we will be hosting three Phd Students, check out their bio and research focus […]

Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling: Distinguished Lecture Series on Modeling and Control of Infectious Diseases

The Canadian Centre for Disease Modelling will be hosting a special lecture conducted by  Dr. Pej Rohani on Harnessing Dynamical footprints to detect disease emergence. This lecture is a part of the Distinguished Lecture Series which focuses on Modeling and Control of Infectious Diseases. Abstract  Developing methods for anticipating the emergence or re-emergence of infectious diseases […]

Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization: Reimagining Approaches in Higher Education in an Era of Global Uncertainties

York University is hosting the Sustainable and Inclusive Internationalization Virtual Conference, co-organized by York International, the UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Education Towards Sustainability and international partners, from 20-22 January 2021 The Conference will bring together scholars, international mobility professionals and practitioners, policy makers, sustainability experts and other stakeholders to discuss the evolving status of international […]

Seminar Series - Decolonizing Global Health Research II: Dr. Shahram Khosravi

The Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research will be hosting Dr. Shahram Khosravi as part of our 2-year Seminar Series on “Decolonizing Global Health Research”. This is an Institute-wide commitment towards decolonising global health and addressing racial inequality in and through the research that is conducted. What does decolonisation mean? Can scientific public health and […]

Building Momentum for Transformative Disaster Risk Governance Symposium

“Transformative Disaster Risk Governance (DRG) and Emergency Management” is a University-Wide initiative aiming to position York in an international leadership role by pursuing several goals in research, scholarship and academic and professional development activities. The first symposium will be focused on exploring the subject with a group of researchers, students and partner organizations featuring an […]

Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health

Challenging the divide between academic and applied research, the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research invites the York University community to join the discussion on critical social science perspectives in global health research at the second annual “York Faculty and Researcher Workshop on Critical Social Science Perspectives in Global Health” – a two-day workshop that will be […]

Global Health Seminar: Elevating the Social Science Gaze on tuberculosis with Dr. Amrita Daftary

Commemorating World Tuberculosis Day, Dahdaleh Institute Faculty Member Dr. Amrita Daftary will be giving a seminar presentation on "Elevating the social science gaze on tuberculosis". Dr. Daftary is Assistant Professor in Global Health at York University, and Associate at the Centre for the AIDS Programme of Research in South Africa at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has been […]

Global Health Seminar Series - Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to predict and forecast the transmission of COVID-19 with Dr. Jude Kong

This week Dr. Jude Kong, Assistant Professor in the Mathematics & Statistics department at York University, will be presenting on "Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to  predict  and forecast the transmission of COVID-19 and optimize vaccination roll-out in Africa". During different phases of the COVID-19 pandemic, real-time delivery of reliable and comprehensive information is critical to predict spread and […]

Global Health Seminar Series: Extended Urbanization and the Covid Pandemic: Rethinking the Parameters of Disease in the City with Prof. Roger Keil

Join us for a special seminar presented by the Dahdaleh Institute. We will be hosting Prof. Roger Keil as he present on a recently published paper examining Urbanization and Infectious disease. Roger will also reflect on what we might take from this analysis now, after a year of experiencing the pandemic. The published paper argues […]

Global Health Seminar Series: Evolving Social Riskscapes in the Ebola Virus Disease Response in Liberia with Dr. Harris Ali

Join us on a special seminar series feature Dr. Harris Ali in which he will present on "Evolving Social Riskscapes in the Ebola Virus Disease Response in Liberia". Initially, the community reaction to official response teams during the 2014-16 Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Liberia was one of resistance. Dr. Ali predicates this was […]

Dahdaleh Institute Intern Symposium

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. This week is the last week for the RAY program of the Winter term. To […]