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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 2018

At the 3rd IFEH Academic World Conference 2019
Kampala, Uganda, the award was presented:


George William Ssendagala

Bsc Hons (student)  (2019)
Makerere University Kampala, Uganda

 

About the 2018 Competion

Undergraduate Students in Universities linked to the IFEH as Academic Members or through the local IFEH Member Association were invited to submit a 2000-3000 Word Essay and accompanying power-point presentation.

The winning essay as any other entries may be published through the IFEH website and Journal if the IFEH so chooses.

TOPIC 2018:
“Global Food Safety and Sustainability”

Discuss and critically appraise the aims to support the provision of safe food, to make use of precious water & nutrient resources, and for communities to increasingly value sustainable food production.

BACKGROUND
Identify the issues, possible impacts and propose a workable solution.
It may be local issues in your geographical area that have already been managed, in which case you should also evaluate the effectiveness of any solution and whether it could be extended beyond your local area.

Think Local – Act Global.

Relevance to Global Food Safety and Sustainability; Environmental Health; and your geographical area will be critical. Appropriate referencing is also expected to support your submission
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THE PRIZE:
The winning entry was invited to receive the Roy Emerson Award and present the essay at the IFEH Academic World Conference in Kampala, Uganda from 9th - 11th April 2019.
All expenses for travel and accommodation was  paid by the Federation.


WHO COULD PARTICIPATE:
This Essay Competition is Only open to Undergraduate Students in Universities linked to the IFEH as Academic Members or through the local Member Association

JUDGING PANEL
A panel of judges chaired by the IFEH President Selva Mudaly reviewed  the Essays and Presentations and selected the Award Winner for the Roy Emerson Award 2018.

 

 


ALL RECIPIENTS OF THE ROY EMERSON AWARD
 

 

2018 ESSAY THEME:
“Global Food Safety and Sustainability”

At the 3rd IFEH Academic World Conference 2019, Kampala, Uganda,
the award was presented:

  

George William Ssendagala

Bsc Hons (student)  (2019)
Makerere University Kampala, Uganda


The winning Presentation (pdf)




 

2017 ESSAY THEME:
“International Travel & Health”

At the 2nd IFEH Academic World Conference 2017, Montego Bay, Jamaica, 
the award was presented:

  

Zarja Zrinski

Bsc Hons (student)  (2017)
at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia


The winning Presentation (pdf)



Kerri J Milne

 

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

At the 1st IFEH Academic World Conference 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 Academic World Conference 2014, Las Vegas, USA
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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