The Climate and Health Interdisciplinary Research Programme (CHIRP) at Leeds is based in the Priestly International Centre for Climate at the University of Leeds. CHIRP@LEEDS is a joint collaboration across the climate and global health themes, and partners the Leeds School of Earth and Environment, and the Leeds Institute for Health Sciences, including the Nuffield Centre for Global Health and Development. Led by Professor Lea Berrang-Ford, the programme integrates interdisciplinary expertise across Leeds faculties, including strengths in public health, epidemiology, medicine, engineering, climate science, nutrition, and geography.
Congratulations to Kate Bishop for her second place win at the Arctic Change (Dec 8-12th 2014) Student Poster Session. Kate's poster titled, "Seasonal Changes in Prevalence of Acute Gastrointestinal Illness in Rigolet, Nunatsiavut, Canada" (Bishop-Williams K, Berrang-Ford L, Edge VL, Ford J, Thomas K, Shiwak, I, RICG, IHACC Research Group, Harper S), found the greatest prevalence of AGI in the winter months and may be associated with respiratory conditions such as influenza. Click to view Kate's poster