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5/1/2018

ISGlobal: Awards for two young ISGlobal researchers

ISGlobal: Awards for two young ISGlobal researchers


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Laura Birks and Natalie Mueller receive the Student Prize Paper Award and the Environmental Science Award, respectively, in recognition of the excellence of their research activity.

Laura Birks, Student Prize Paper Award
A study on the possible link between mobile phone use during pregnancy and behavioural problems in children has earned ISGlobal researcher Laura Birks the Student Prize Paper Award presented by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD).

Natalie Mueller, Environmental Sciences Awards
On the other hand, the sixth Environmental Sciences Awards, presented by the Association of Environmental Scientists of Catalonia (COAMB) and the Catalan Association of Environmental Sciences (ACCA), have recognised ISGlobal Researcher Natalie Mueller for her work assessing health impacts related to urban and transport planning. Among five categories, Mueller was selected as the winner in the Research category for developing and applying the Urban and Transport Planning Health Impact Assessment (UTOPHIA) tool in Barcelona.

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