CIGH Human and Planetary Health Newsletter
  • Somewhat optimistic news for the climate!? David Wallace-Wells in NYT Magazine: "The window of possible climate futures is narrowing, and as a result, we are getting a clearer sense of what’s to come: a new world, full of disruption but also billions of people, well past climate normal and yet mercifully short of true climate apocalypse." 
  • Check out climate & health events at COP – featuring Stanford's Kari Nadeau & Chris Field.
  • CIGH Research Convening happening Jan 25. Abstracts due Nov 20. 
  • Stanford's Kari Nadeau has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
  • Desiree LaBeaud highlighted in Stanford Engineering podcast, The Future of Everything: "The curious connection between plastic trash and infectious disease." 
  • Artist Jean Shin is on campus to collaborate with the LaBeaud Lab on art & plastics.
  • New planetary health postdoctoral fellows have started their posts: Minghao Qui & Alandra Lopez. Read more about their work here.
  • Stanford Global Studies Division (SGS) provides grants for Global Research Workshops to support the sharing of research across fields and national boundaries that advances our understanding of the world. Deadline Mar 15. Learn more.
  • Grand Challenges Canada climate & health RFP. Eligible organizations in Canada or LMICs – possibly useful for in-country partnerships. Learn more.
  • The Burt McMurtry Arts Initiatives Fund offers support to faculty-initiated interdisciplinary projects that test new directions and possibilities in the arts at Stanford. Deadline: Nov 23. 
  • The Stanford Emergence Mentorship Program is now accepting applications for its 2023 Mentee Cohort. Deadline: Nov 25. More info attached.
  • EVENT: Planetary Health Annual Meeting. Oct 31-Nov 3 at Harvard. Virtual participation available. Learn more.
  • EVENT: SGS Workshop on the "Biodiversity, Food Security, Sustainability and Environmental Justice. Oct 31-Nov 1. More info attached; register here.
  • EVENT: Improving Academic-Government Collaboration in Evidence-Based Policymaking. Nov 10, 12pm PT. Register here.