Member Profile

Jennifer McCrindle-Fuchs

PhD Student


University of New South Wales

jennifer.mccrindle@unsw.edu.au

Biography

Jenni worked in education for a decade and she has translated her concern with outcomes for the vulnerable to applied research. She published work on the association between educational outcomes and environmental exposure to lead. Jenni is now keen to extend her work on disadvantage to investigate health risks of heatwaves and related adaptations and interventions.

THESIS: Heatwaves and Health

In parallel to improving our understanding of and ability to predict heatwaves, the human impacts of extreme heat need better understanding. Extreme heat is associated with a range of health impacts, and my area of interest is adaptation and intervention for extreme heat.