Theodoros Economou wins EMS2023 Outstanding Poster Award
The EMS2023 poster award winner is Theo Economou from Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C), The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus with a poster presenting the work by him and his colleagues: Daphne Parliari (Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece), Jonilda Kushta (also (CARE-C, Cyprus) and Jos Lelieveld (CARE-C, Cyprus and Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany).
Based on the evaluation criteria the committee, with strong support from the public vote, selected unanimously the poster ‘Quantifying the synergy of environmental stressors on human mortality‘ as the winner of this year’s outstanding poster award.
In considering the compound effects of heat and air pollution on mortality, Theodoros Economou and his colleagues took a novel approach to investigate a growing societal problem in this study. This poster also reflected the conference theme of ‘Europe and droughts: Hydrometeorological processes, forecasting and preparedness‘. Congratulations! We look forward to hearing more about how this work develops and informs strategies for combating these environmental stresses.
The winner was announced during the closing ceremony of the EMS2023 on Friday 8 September in Bratislava. The prize includes one registration fee waiver for the EMS Annual Meeting 2024 in Barcelona, where the winnung poster will also be on display.