Whitaker Institute member, Dr. Easkey Britton, has written a new article for thejournal.ie. The article outlines some of the research undertaken by Dr. Britton and the rest of the NEAR health team which draws links between human health and the ocean. Read the piece here.
Global evidence of disconnect from our natural surroundings is growing as the world’s ecosystems increasingly come under threat from human pressures, in partic-ular waterways, coasts and oceans. This in turn poses human health risks and results in the loss of potential health and wellbeing benefits associated with blue spaces i.e. outdoor water environments. Among policy,… | Read on »
Identifying Priorities for Oceans and Human Health – A Stakeholder Engagement Process. by Dr. Easkey Britton, Applied Systems Thinking research cluster member and post-doctoral research fellow on the SOPHIE project. How do we understand the links between oceans and human health? What are the top priorities for oceans and human health in Europe? How… | Read on »
Dr Easkey Britton of the Whitaker Institute, spoke about her research on the correlation between access to water and improved mental health. Read the piece here.
For more information, https://sophie2020.eu/news/ocean-health-podcast/
Whitaker’s Easkey Britton was recently featured in an article published by The Independent. Read it here.
The joint Whitaker and HSE project on Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination, was recently featured by the World Health Organization Europe. Congratulations to all those involved. To read the piece released by WHO, click here. To read the original report and policy, please follow the links below. Download the full report Download the full policy
Fusing cold water surfing, dance & poetry, Easkey Britton explores a synodic month from a female perspective. Taking us on an emotive journey through the places in-between, where instability reigns supreme. Embracing the imperfections as we connect with ourselves and the environment around us. Winner Best Short Film – Shoreshots Surf Film Festival 2018
Research in the field of Oceans and Human Health gets a big boost this week, as the Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe project launches its new website. Designed to encourage debate between different sectors, Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE for short) will build a community of researchers and practitioners to… | Read on »
Go Wild in Galway – Galway’s free festival of wildlife and nature, takes place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th of May 2018. Locations are across Galway city and include Silver Strand, NUI Galway, Merlin Woods. This year we will celebrate what nature means to everyone including how we benefit in terms of our health… | Read on »