Free

Empowering Pacific Island Countries through highlighting the health co-bene...

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

IHBI seminar room level 4, 60 Musk Ave

Kelvin Grove

Brisbane, QLD 4059

Australia

View Map

Event description

Description

IHBI & Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research present:

Dr Thomas (Tom) Cole-Hunter


Empowering Pacific Island Countries through highlighting the health co-benefits of a clean-energy transition

Dr Tom Cole-Hunter is a CAR Postdoctoral Research Fellow supported by the Centre for Air pollution, energy and health Research (CAR) a NH&MRC Centre of Research Excellence. He is based at the International Laboratory for Air Quality and Health, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, since August 2018.

This seminar will present the background, preliminary results and future plans of Dr Cole-Hunter’s current work leading pilot studies throughout the South Pacific (Fiji, Solomon Islands), exploring the environmental health co-benefits of clean-energy transitions. This work is backed by a larger consortium including regional universities, the World Health Organisation, Asian Development Bank and UNICEF.

Tom has previously worked with the European Commission and the National Institutes of Health (USA) to study the subclinical health effects of exposure to emissions from different energy practices (e.g. motorised transport, biomass cookstoves, respectively). Tom obtained his PhD with ILAQH, a WHO Collaborating Centre, at QUT in 2013.

Date: 15 March 2019
Time: 11-12pm
Location: IHBI seminar room level 4, 60 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove
Cost: Free


Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

IHBI seminar room level 4, 60 Musk Ave

Kelvin Grove

Brisbane, QLD 4059

Australia

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved