BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences//Events Calendar//EN VERSION:2.0 CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20240620T094611Z DTSTART:20230712T143000Z SUMMARY:Black Scholar Initiative Search Research Seminar DESCRIPTION:Dr Egide Kalisa\nResearch Scientist\nAir Quality Research Division\nEnvironment Canada and Climate Change\n \nTitle: Air Pollution in Africa: Creating Healthier Cities for Future\nAbstract: Policies to reduce air pollution and protect health have been established in high-income countries. Such policies are\, however\, non-existent in Africa. My presentation will focus on the current status of air pollution in Africa and policy implications to reduce air pollution exposure in African cities.\n\n\n\nBiography: Egide Kalisa is a Research Scientist in Air Quality Research Division at Environment Canada and Climate Change. Dr. Kalisa completed a Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto\, and his research focuses on children’s exposure to air pollution in Rwanda and Canada. Before that\, he obtained a Ph.D. in Health and Environmental Science from the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand and an MSc in Air Pollution Management and Control from the University of Birmingham in the UK. Dr. Kalisa is the recipient of the Emerging Global Leader Award\, recognizing the great potential of promising young scientists. LOCATION:Format: in-person\nMilligan Room (8th floor LSC Biology Wing) URL: UID: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR