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Roy Emerson Award


The prestigious Roy Emerson Award is intended for undergraduate students in the field of environmental health. The award is based on an essay competition where the topic is defined by the IFEH. The award is presented at IFEH World Academic Conferences.


Look up all recipients of the Award

 

Roy Emerson

Roy Emerson was the Inaugural President of IFEH, 1986 - 1988.

The naming of this prestigious award has been given in honour of Roy Emerson who died 27 December 2010.

 

Eric Foskett

SPONSORS
The IFEH Roy Emerson Award is kindly sponsored by:

Highfield ABC www.highfieldabc.com and
RIAMS www.riams.org


The Federation wishes to thank and recognize Highfield ABC and RIAMS for their generous support.

Please find further information about the two companies here:
Highfield ABC (pdf-file)
RIAMS (pdf-file)
 


Roy Emerson Award Competition 2017

Undergraduate Students from IFEH Member Countries or our Academic Association members are invited to submit a 2000-3000 Word Essay and accompanying power-point presentation.

TOPIC:
“International Travel & Health”

Discuss the implications of International Travel Health and consider disease information, vaccination, travel health risks including: environmental risks, infectious disease & potential risks, accidental injury and speed of pan continental transmission including controls to minimise the global public health risks.

DEADLINE for submission of essays is: 30th May 2017

SEND TO:
Rod House, Hon Secretary IFEH: rod.house@ntlworld.com
using word, pdf & ppt formats


THE PRIZE:
The winning entry will be invited to receive the Roy Emerson Award and present the essay at the IFEH Academic Conference in Jamaica from 22-26 October 2017.

All expenses for travel and accommodation will be paid by the Federation.
(one person)

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:
Undergraduate Students from IFEH Member Countries or our Academic Association members

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS TO PARTICIPATE
Read the instructions carefully

JUDGING PANEL
A panel of judges chaired by the IFEH President Peter Archer will review the Essays and Presentations and select the Award Winner for the Roy Emerson Award 2017. The winner will be notified by the IFEH Secretary 30th May 2017.
 


ALL RECIPIENTS OF THE ROY EMERSON AWARD
 


2015 ESSAY THEME:
"World Health - it’s in our hands. Can we beat Ebola?"

At the 1st IFEH World Academic Congress 2015, Coimbra, Portugal, 
the award was presented:

  

Kerri  J. Milne

Bsc Hons (student)  (2015)
at University of the West of Scotland, Scotland


The winning Essay (pdf)





Kerri J Milne


2014 ESSAY THEME:
"The Climate Change Challenge”... engaging the Environmental Health Practitioner

At the 13th IFEH World Congress 2014, Las Vegas, the award was presented:

  

Nava Bastola

Candidate (2013) for Mph at Loma Linda University, USA.

The winning Essay (pdf)
The winning presentation (pdf)
The winining presentation (pptx)





Nava Bastola

 

 





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Roy Emerson Award