Engineering Now :: Volume 5 - Edition 3 :: November/December 2008

New research grant for Simonovic

Slobodan P. Simonovic, PhD, PEng, Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Director Engineering Studies, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction at Western has received a new research grant entitled, “Climate security - the implications of the impacts and response strategies of a changing climate for Canadian health, economic and social security," with an interdisciplinary team including G. McBean, B.Pratina, C. Trick, E. Riddell-Dixon, and D. Cunnighan.

The grant is $100,000 for one year and comes from a new program called, Synthesis Grant: Knowledge Translation. The funds are from the Canadian Institute of Health Research and Social Sciences and Humanity Research Council. The competition included 68 applications; only 32 were funded.

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