EcoHealth Artist-in-Residence Poetry Reading

On Friday May 19, EcoHealth Journal’s Artist-in-Residence Mark Olival-Bartley will be giving a talk and reading at the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, couching the cultural outreach of EcoHealth amid the storied votive sites in La Serenissima.  A PDF of the chapbook can be read here.

New MOOC on Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface


New interdisciplinary and multi-expert MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Global Health at the Human Animal Ecosystem Interface! More than 30 experts from 20 top institutions including University of Geneva, Institut Pasteur, University of Montreal, World Health Organisation etc.

Watch teaser here.

Join now on Coursera, registration for the first cohort are open! It is free and available in English, French and Chinese!  

If you join the first cohort (enrollments until 25 March) you could have the opportunity to come to Geneva and Basel and take part in an innovative workshop in summer 2017. If not, you can always join in following cohorts, freshly launched every month.

Postdoctoral Opportunity with UNAM

The Institute for Ecosystems and Sustainability Research of the National Autonomous University of Mexico along with the Basque Centre for Climate Change are looking for a postdoctoral candidate to cover a position on multiple values of nature. The call was launched a month ago with response from some candidates which have already been evaluated, however the institution has extended it’s deadlines to February 8, 2017, allowing further candidates to participate in the process.

The postdoctoral activity will explore how multiple values of nature and its contributions to quality of life have been incorporated in decision making ant global, national and local scales. Its main purpose is to recognize and suggest mechanisms or processes into decision-making at a rage of scales, to explicitly incorporate multiple values of nature.

Please download the announcement here and contact David González from the IPBES TSU on Values for further details on the call (

One Health Course: Africa 2017

rx-one-health-2017-flyerInterested in One Health problem-solving at the animal/human/environmental health interface? Join us for an intensive 4-week course (4 June – 30 June 2017) aimed at early career health, agriculture, and conservation professionals who wish to gain knowledge and skills in the principles and practices of One Health. For more information, please visit:


IAEH Board Election

The International Association for Ecology and Health is proud to introduce the nominees for the IAEH Board elections, to be held on 5 December in Melbourne, Australia.

The IAEH received eight nominations of members willing to serve on our Association Board. These nominees come from varied backgrounds and diverse cultures. All of them would make an excellent addition to the Association.

Information about each candidate is provided in the nomination package.   If you will not be attending the conference, consider voting in the Board elections by proxy. The proxy form may be found in the nomination package or downloaded here.

Visit our elections page to view information about the election process and brief biographies of all the nominees.