Welcome to Queen Elizabeth Scholars Advanced Scholars

Interdisciplinary approaches are key when investigating potential impacts of climate change on human, economic and environmental systems. Unexpected changes to the quantity and quality of water available to local communities and environments can have wide-ranging effects, including impacting public health, environmental resilience, and agricultural and food security. Four Water Institute researchers were awarded funding from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Advanced Scholars Program to build institutional capacity in select Commonwealth countries to address linkages between climate change and water security.

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  1. Mar. 5, 2019QES-AS scholar shares her experience at COP24
    Sajida Awan

    Story written by QES-AS scholar, Sajida Awan

  2. Oct. 1, 2018Tales from the field: Queen Elizabeth Scholar in Pakistan
    Sajida Awan in Pakistan

    Sajida Awan, shares her time in the field in Pakistan’s southern province Sindh. 

  3. June 7, 2018Using the power of big data to improve maternal health in Africa
    Engineering professor Tom Wanyama uses his experience in AI and manufacturing to address health challenges in a new way.

    Engineering professor Tom Wanyama uses his experience in AI and manufacturing to address health challenges in a new way. Photo credit: Jin Lee

    Tom Wanyama has lots of ideas about how to improve maternal and infant health in his native Uganda.

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