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Byomkesh Talukder

Byomkesh Talukder

Research Fellow, Planetary Health

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Dr. Byomkesh Talukder is the inaugural Planetary Health Fellow at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research (York University), where he works at the intersection of health, sustainable development, climate change, food and agriculture. He will be working with the Faculties of Health and of Environmental Studies to develop health indicators associated with the Ecological Footprint. Dr Talukder will also be working on modelling the health impacts of climate change related extreme weather events. His past research applies a complexity science approach to designing sustainability assessment models of food and agricultural systems in Bangladesh. Dr. Talukder also has over 15 years of interdisciplinary field and training experience, including the supervision of over 2,000 emerging leaders in sustainable development programs and policy design in Bangladesh. Since 2016, he has been a Mitacs Postdoctoral Fellow at Parmalat Canada and the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University. Dr. Talukdar holds a PhD in Geography and Environmental Studies (Wilfrid Laurier University), a MSc in Environmental Studies (Queen's University), a MA in Development Science (Hiroshima University), and a MSc in Geography and Environmental (Jahangirnagar University).


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Related Work


Dahdaleh Institute researchers contribute to York's achievements towards the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals | 19 December 2022

Research recap – Modelling Health Impacts of Climate Change Workshop in Malawi (August 2022) | 9 December 2022

Publication – Integrating Blue: How Do We Make Nationally Determined Contributions Work for Both Blue Carbon and Local Coastal Communities? | 25 May 2022

Publication – Climate Change-Accelerated Ocean Biodiversity Loss & Associated Planetary Health Impacts | 4 March 2022

New Book Chapter: Review and Selection of Multi-criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) Technique for Sustainability Assessment | 18 June 2021

Opportunity - Film Editor, Humanitarian & Global Health Organizations at the Nexus of Planetary Health and Climate Change-Related Extreme Weather Events | 2 June 2021

Publication - Health impacts of climate change on smallholder farmers | 12 May 2021

Dahdaleh Institute Planetary Fellow to present at the 2021 Planetary Health Annual Meeting and Festival | 29 April 2021

Multi-indicator supply chain management framework for food convergent innovation in the dairy business | 28 March 2021

New Publication: Melting of Himalayan Glaciers and Planetary Health | 28 March 2021

New Publication: COVID-19's implications on agri-food systems and human health in Bangladesh | 28 March 2021

Decision-making Tool for Allocating Resources to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals | 21 December 2020

Assessment of COVID-19 Reporting Discrepancy in Bangladesh | 15 December 2020

Project Launch: Digital technologies and local food security in the context of COVID-19 | 23 September 2020

Byomkesh Talukder Publishes on Medium | 11 May 2020

Byomkesh Talukder Presents at STTPA Conference 2019 | 12 November 2019

Director & Research Fellow at the Planetary Health Annual Meeting | 7 September 2019

Director & Research Fellow at System Dynamics Society Conference | 26 July 2019

Byomkesh Talukder Presents at Conference in Nanjing | 26 July 2019

Dahdaleh Institute Attending Planetary Health Annual Meeting | 23 July 2019

Dahdaleh Researchers in China, Ireland, Bangladesh and USA | 27 June 2019

Planetary Health Researcher Speaks in Bangladesh | 7 May 2019

Documentary Filmmaker Launches Three New Projects | 3 May 2019

Byomkesh Talukder Publishes Article on Ecological Indicators | 10 December 2018

Byomkesh Talukder Publishes Article on the PROMETHEE Framework | 10 December 2018

Dahdaleh Institute at the University of Edinburgh | 25 September 2018

Significant Progress at The Dahdaleh Institute | 17 May 2018

Byomkesh Talukder Presents at the Pegasus Conference | 28 April 2018

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