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Tina Barhagh

Tina Barhagh

Tina Barhagh is a third-year undergraduate student at York University majoring in biomedical sciences. She is also volunteering at Markham Stouffville Hospital and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and working with a PhD candidate to sort insects gathered from a Malaise trap. Tina is interested in expanding her knowledge of climate change, biodiversity, and current frameworks […]

SMART Conservation and the Production of Nature 3.0 in Belize

SMART Conservation and the Production of Nature 3.0 in Belize

This two-year project led by Dahdaleh Institute Research Fellow James Stinson will provide a qualitative and ethnographic examination of the Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART) and its use in terrestrial and marine protected areas in Belize. Framed through the interdisciplinary lens of political ecology, the project will explore the social and ecological impacts of […]

Semiha Demirbaş Çağlayan

Semiha Demirbaş Çağlayan

Semiha Demirbaş Çağlayan, PhD, is a landscape ecologist, who has specialized in ecosystem services mapping, climate change vulnerability analysis and multi-criteria optimization tools for forestry, urban planning, and agricultural sectors. Semiha is an activist and nature enthusiast with a passion for science. Semiha holds a doctoral degree from the Department of Earth System Science at […]

Fiona Emdin

Fiona Emdin

Dr. Fiona Emdin is a veterinarian and a Dahdaleh Institute research fellow working in the Global Strategy Lab, supporting the lab’s research on policy related to antimicrobial resistance. Her previous policy and research experience focused on improving One Health approaches to global food security through climate-smart agricultural technologies and infectious disease surveillance. She has previously […]

Mohammadali Tofighi

Mohammadali Tofighi

Mohammadali Tofighi received a BSc degree in civil engineering from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, in 2001, an MSc degree in civil engineering from K.N.T. University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2006, and a PhD in civil engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2013. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at […]

Lee Mcloughlin

Lee Mcloughlin

Lee Mcloughlin is a graduate student pursuing a PhD in the Department of Global Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University. He received his BSc in marine biology from Newcastle University (UK) in 2007 and his MASc in protected areas management from James Cook University (Australia) in 2009. Since then, Lee has spent the last 12 […]

2022 Summer Student Opportunities Open for Applications

2022 Summer Student Opportunities Open for Applications

Nine research assistant positions at the Dahdaleh Institute are open for applications. York University students have the unique opportunity to contribute to research which takes on real-world challenges, gain professional experience in a supportive environment, and work with leaders in the field. As a research assistant at the Dahdaleh Institute, you'll be involved in research […]

Student Opportunity – Synergies of Planetary Health Research Initiative and Lab Research Assistant

Student Opportunity – Synergies of Planetary Health Research Initiative and Lab Research Assistant

Job ID: 41482 Application Deadline: Thursday, April 21, 2022 @11:59pm Visit the following link for the Eligibility Criteria. Applications are only accepted through the Career Centre. Go to Career Centre portal and search for the posting with the Job ID (listed above). Hourly Wage: $17 per hour Weekly Hours: 12 hours per week Start Date: […]

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 […]

Publication – Climate Change-Accelerated Ocean Biodiversity Loss & Associated Planetary Health Impacts

Publication – Climate Change-Accelerated Ocean Biodiversity Loss & Associated Planetary Health Impacts

Dahdaleh Institute researchers Byomkesh Talukder, Nilanjana Ganguli, and James Orbinski have published this review article with other co-authors in The Journal of Climate Change and Health. Abstract: A planetary health perspective views human health as a function of the interdependent relationship between human systems and the natural systems in which we live. The planetary health […]