Media Mentions: Professor Sheryl Lightfoot Appointed United Nations Representative on Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Professor Sheryl Lightfoot (SPPGA; Political Science; First Nations & Indigenous Studies) was recently appointed as the North American member on the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP). Read more about the appointment and related media mentions.
Why We Need to Change the Narrative on Outdoor Transmission
“From a biological standpoint, the ventilation in open outdoor spaces is incredibly potent, and leads to rapid dispersion of respiratory particles associated with COVID transmission,” says Professor Heidi Tworek (SPPGA; History) in a co-written story about outdoor activity during the pandemic.
Professor Ramana Speaks on SMRs
“What has also changed in the last decade is that the cost of renewables has come down dramatically.” Professor Ramana speaks on the energy sector and SMRs in an NHK interview about NuScale nuclear power plants (Video in Japanese).