IRDR Young Scientists won Seed Grant for research on Heat Stress in South Asia

SPIN (Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India and Nepal) Team has won the regional Seed Grant for the research on “Examining the Heat Stress Impact on the South Asian Vulnerable Urban Population – A System Thinking Approach”. This research grant is provided by IRDR-ICoE Taipei under the 2018 Advanced Institute – Heat Stress Sensors, Early Warning and Information Technology in collaboration with Academia Sinica, Taiwan and International Science Council Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, Malaysia. SPIN Team members collaborate with Saja Aslam (Sri Lanka) in this research which was led by Dr. Zareena Begum Irfan (Madras School of Economics, Chennai) as a Principal Investigator. Other SPIN Team members include: Zubaria Andlib, Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science, Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan, (Co-Investigator) and Gaurav Panthi Architect/Researcher, Environment and Resource Management Consultant, Kathmandu, Nepal, (Co-Investigator). Aslam and Andlib are IRDR Young Scientists in this team.