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We talk to the network director of EHFF David Somekh In this month’s podcast, David Somekh, the network director of the European Health Futures Forum (EHFF) who often co-hosts our podcasts, spoke with Caroline Whyte. Topics discussed include the challenge of breaking down silos and employing systems thinking and scenario thinking, the importance of health…

EHFF Midsummer news-in-brief

Dear Collogues, as the summer holidays begin, we thought we would update you on some recent activities. 1. The end of the CEmPaC project: As some of you may know, this had been our biggest contract so far, funded by the Robert Bosch Stiftung for almost 500,000€ over four years, completed April 2022. Our preliminary…

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Seán Ó Conláin speaks with ecologist Julien Carlier, who is a postdoctoral researcher at the Marine and Freshwater Research Centre, Atlantic Technological University Galway. He did a doctoral thesis on the ecological benefits of greenways and is currently working on the HNV_FarmForBio project, mapping High Nature Value farmland and forestry. Julien discusses his work and…

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Caroline Whyte and David Somekh of the European Health Futures Forum speak with Davie Philip about Communities of Practice. Davie is a community catalyst, climate coach and facilitator at Cultivate, the Sustainable Ireland Cooperative. Since 1997 Davie has been active in Ireland promoting sustainability, community resilience and cooperative approaches to meeting our needs. He was…

Latest EHFF Newsletter no 12

Editorial by David Somekh , Director EHFF We’ve waited some time to send out a Newsletter since our end of the year 2021 offering. We’ve been scanning the horizon as ever, and there’s a lot going on! The world is if anything even more turbulent than before, which provides a backdrop, a context to the…

Latest podcast from our partners at Feasta

To kick off our 2022 series, Caroline Whyte of Feasta and David Somekh of the EHFF spoke with Isabel Carlisle, the director of the Bioregional Learning Centre in Devon in the UK. Isabel spoke about her earlier career as an archaeologist and in the art world, and how she became involved in the climate movement…

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Caroline Whyte and Seán Ó Conláin speak with Gerry McGovern, who is a specialist in identifying and reducing digital waste and the author of the book ‘World Wide Waste: how digital is killing our planet and what we can do with it’. Gerry has written eight books about digital design and has appeared on numerous…