Bushra Khalid


E-Mail: khalid(at)iiasa.ac.at


Bushra Khalid from Pakistan is an IIASA Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the World Population (POP) and the Evolution and Ecology Program (EEP). Her research interests are climate and health, numerical weather prediction, and climate modeling. Her project will focus on developing a dynamic disease predictive model with the aim of highlighting the disease hotspots and the factors causing them in order to inform end users and policy makers to take mitigation measures in the vulnerable regions.

Dr. Khalid finished her PhD in Meteorology from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan, in 2015. She has worked as a Postdoctoral Research Scholar at the University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS), China, researching the impacts of climate change on health. She is a junior associate at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Italy. Dr. Khalid was the recipient of the ‘Gro Brundtland Award’ for professional performance in sustainable development & public health among young female scientists in 2016.

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Affiliation: IIASA
E-Mail: khalid(at)iiasa.ac.at
Phone: +43 2236 807 522

The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. It is a collaboration among the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW) and the Demography Group and the Research Institute on Human Capital and Development of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU).

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