ECHO Network News
Comic Jams, Intersectoral Research and Responses to the Impacts of Resource Extraction
Sept 5, 2019
Ror a team of researchers, practitioners and community organizations who are working together in the Environmental, Community and Heath Observatory Network (ECHO), drawing together proved to be a challenging yet worthwhile effort. In spring of 2019, members of the ECHO Network took part in a series of comic jam sessions. Inspired by how health and humanities scholars, artists, and practitioners are engaging in collaborative comic-making (see for example Graphic Medicine), the Network organized a series of sessions for its members to take part in.
LINK TO FULL ARTICLE by May Farrales
Postdoctoral Fellow Opportunity with the ECHO Network
July 26, 2019
The Environment, Community, Health Observatory (ECHO) Network is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow to contribute to the design and conduct of research and evaluation relating to the ECHO Network. Application deadline is Aug 11, 2019. See the link below for the full call and feel free to contact us using the contact page in case of questions.
Socio-écologie à l’école Blanche-Bourgeois
June 3, 2019
“Les élèves de la 5e année de monsieur Bernard Landry ont eu l’opportunité de participer à une étude, menée par Céline Surette et une étudiante de maitrise à l’université de Moncton. L’objectif général de …”
COCAGNE WELCOMES THE ECHO CONFERENCE
May 29, 2019
“Cocagne - Environment, Community, Health Observatory Network (ECHO) held its annual conference and Cocagne hosted researchers and partners from British Columbia, Alberta and New Brunswick on May 29 2019.”
Examining Impacts: Team focused on health, community and environmental aspects of resource development
“Mining, oil and gas extraction, and other resource development activities are important economic drivers, but how can we best work together to prevent possible adverse impacts and optimize benefits from such projects?”
Learning to Work Together: Using Photovoice to Help Respond to the Cumulative Impacts of Resource Extraction in Rural and Remote Communities
January 10, 2019
UNBC prof leading national study on health impacts of resource development
May 12, 2012
"Margot Parkes of UNBC is leading a new national study on the health impacts of resource development on rural, remote and Indigenous communities."
UNBC LEADING NATIONAL PROJECT EXPLORING COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
May 11, 2017
"The team of more than 60 people, including UNBC professors Dr. Henry Harder and Dr. Margot Parkes, Dr. Donald B. Rix BC Leadership Chair for Aboriginal Environmental Health, and Northern Health’s Dr. Sandra Allison, will form the ECHO Network (Environment, Community, Health Observatory). Other teammates are from as far as BC’s Lower Mainland, Alberta, and New Brunswick."
UNBC to manage $2M research project
May 11, 2017
"Exploring ways to work together across sectors and jurisdictions is a key part of this project, as well as working with research partners from across Canada and other parts of the world."
UNBC to lead national research project on impacts of resource development
May 11, 2017
"The project brings together university researchers and local knowledge-users who have identified a need to better understand and respond to the health, environment and community impacts of resource development."