Spotlight on a Researcher


Welcome to our ISECN Researcher Spotlights!

Check out the newest spotlight, published in Health Promotion Connection/Conexiones para la Promoción de Salud, and updated below throughout the year.

Vision and values matter – and so do sailing lessons

By Dr. Trevor Hancock,  Professor and Senior Scholar, School of Public Health and Social Policy, University of Victoria Interview by Megan Kirk “Vision is values projected into the future” Clem Bezold, Founder, Institute for Alternative Futures What George Bush Sr. … Continue reading

Puspa Raj Pant

Spotlight on a Researcher: Puspa Raj Pant Interview and editing by Emily Fisher Qualifications: MA (Population Studies, Tribhuvan University/Nepal), MSc (Health Services and Public Health Research, Aberdeen University/Scotland), PhD (Injury Prevention – Final year/University of the West of England/England The title of my … Continue reading

Spotlight on a Health Promoter: Anthony Kamau

Interviewed by Gabriel Oguda   Health Promoter: Anthony N. Kamau Job title & Location: Statistician/Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer in Kenya Job Description: Undertaking project/program research studies, monitoring, and evaluations. Anthony also trains a cross-section of health workers undertaking short … Continue reading

Martine Shareck

ISECN Researcher Spotlight Martine is a 4th year PhD Candidate in Public Health, specializing in Health Promotion. She studies at the Université de Montréal and is also affiliated with the Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique de l’Université de Montréal … Continue reading

Wanda Martin

Spotlight on an ISECN Researcher– Wanda Martin, RN PhD(c), University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Interview by Emily Fisher  Wanda’s involvement with nursing students in the campus community garden led her to become interested in linking individuals to food security. … Continue reading

Crystal Andvik

MA Philosophy in Health Promotion, University of Bergen, Norway 1. Could you give a sketch of your most recent project and how you started it? As a master student at the Research Centre of Health Promotion and Development, I was … Continue reading

Claudia König

Higher Executive Officer (AMPHORA Project), Department for Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen 1. Could you give a brief sketch of what your current project is and how you started it? I am currently working in an EC-funded research … Continue reading

Elisha Riggs

Research Fellow and PhD Candidate, The McCaughey Centre: Melbourne School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences  1. Could you give a brief sketch of what your current project is and how you started it? Was there … Continue reading

Calvin Silva de los Reyes

PhD Candidate and Researcher, Global Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Japan 1. Could you give a brief sketch of what your current project is and how you started it? Was there one person, group or experience … Continue reading

Carlos Ferreira da Costa

Work Placement as Health Psychologist/Health Promotion Specialist, International Health Development Research Centre My name is Carlos Ferreira da Costa and I am Portuguese. From December 1st 2010 until May 31th 2011, I am doing a work placement as a health … Continue reading