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Sunday, February 25, 2018

2nd Planetary Health Annual Meeting in Edinburgh

Since learning about the 2nd Planetary Health Annual Meeting in Edinburgh late last year, I realise I didn't post the news, which is a gift in terms of the purposes of Hodges' model. So, this post celebrates what is a vital subject and call for action and an invite to present a poster. Unfortunately regards the poster, in my haste I did not check the registration terms and the applicable early bird fee of £250 is too much for me personally. If you are a student, or resident citizen of a low and middle income countries opportunity knocks with a welcome reduced early bird registration fee until 9 March.

The planet and planetary health have featured here on W2tQ, on the now defunct website 1998-2015 and in papers, notably:

Jones, P. (2008) Exploring Serres’ Atlas, Hodges’ Knowledge Domains and the Fusion of Informatics and Cultural Horizons, IN Kidd, T., Chen, I. (Eds.) Social Information Technology Connecting Society and Cultural Issues, Idea Group Publishing, Inc. Chap. 7, pp. 96-109.

 Jones, P. (2012). Exploring several dimensions of local, global and glocal using the generic conceptual framework Hodges's model. The Journal Of Community Informatics. 8(3). Retrieved from http://ci-journal.net/index.php/ciej/article/view/876/

Jones P. Exploring the relationship of threshold concepts and Hodges’ model of care from the individual to populations and global health. Rev Cuid. 2017; 8(3): 1697-720. http://dx.doi.org/10.15649/cuidarte.v8i3.464

Another short paper is under review on Hodges' model and the Sustainable Development Goals.

Amid the embarrassment of having to turn the offer down I will follow developments with keen interest and hope that another opportunity may arise.

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