Associate Professor Paul Beggs PhD BSc

Department of Environmental Sciences

Macquarie University

 

Paul is an environmental health scientist and climate scientist. His research interests include impacts of climate change on human health, with a particular focus on allergens and allergic diseases. It is for this research that he won the 2009 Eureka Prize for Medical Research. Paul was also a contributing author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) Fourth Assessment Report published in 2007, the same year the IPCC won the Nobel Peace Prize. Paul was President of the International Society of Biometeorology from 2008-2011 and is currently a member of the International Association for Aerobiology Council at-Large. He is Editor of the book published in 2016 by Cambridge University Press titled “Impacts of Climate Change on Allergens and Allergic Diseases”.