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Interdisciplinary Approaches to Development through SDGs

Friday, March 8, 2024
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Dental Sciences Building (DSB)
Room: 1002

Exploring Interdisciplinary Approaches to Local, National and Global Development through the United Nations SDGs: Increasing Awareness & Engagement of Sustainable Development Goals

Event time: Friday, March 8 at 1:30-4:00pm, DSB 1002

Please join The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, at Western University as it hosts its 2nd SDG Canada week seminar session (

The session will feature seven 15-20-minute presentations with a Q&A from faculty members will include topics such as;

  • optimizing brain health;
  • synthetic biology and CRISPR;
  • the SDGs and vulnerable women;
  • planetary health;
  • sustainable biomedical technologies;
  • insights from the One Health approach with implications for sustainability and human rights;
  • and higher education institutions and SDGs, as related to achieving the UN SDGs ( 

Speakers include Drs. Lacefield (Electrical and computer engineering), Frisbee (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine), Lambert and Arku (Geography), Edgell (Biochemistry), Annan-Aggrey (Geography), Redvers (Epidemiology and Biostatics) and Whitehead ( Anatomy and Cell Biology).

Join us in person in DSB 1002 on March 8 at 1:30pm or online through Zoom.

Register online here.

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