The Conversation Canada is looking for faculty and PhD students who can write the following articles for the general public. Here are the latest topics they are hoping to feature:

Arts:

Seeking ‘summer reads’ story pitches.

Deadline: July 10

Roots is reintroducing its 80s Beaver Canoe line in response to seeing a second-hand/vintage market. Seeking a piece from fashion scholar on the 80s.

Deadline: July 10

Editor: Susannah Schmidt, susannah.schmidt@theconversation.com

Business: 

The U.S. Central Bank has just hiked its interest rate by the biggest amount since 1994 to rein in inflation. What does this mean for Canada? How will it impact the Bank of Canada’s interest rate?

Deadline: ASAP

Editor: Eleni Vlahiotis, eleni.vlahiotis@theconversation.com

Don’t Call me Resilient podcast: 

Labour, Rest & Resilience: Looking for academics that can speak to unequal distribution of physical and emotional labour amongst marginalized communities. How do they/can they rest in their lives? How do they build up resilience to the microaggressions they experience daily?

Host/Producer: Vinita Srivastava, vinita.srivastava@theconversation.com

Health/Medicine:

Poliovirus was recently detected in sewage in London, U.K. Looking for an explainer about what the discovery means (including what “vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (VDPV2)” means), shedding and potential risk levels to public health.

Deadline: ASAP

Editor: Patricia Nicholson, patricia.nicholson@theconversation.com

COVID in kids: Looking for stories about longer-term effects of COVID-19 in children, including diabetes, long COVID, multisystem inflammatory syndrome and impact on organs.

Deadline: ASAP

Editor: Patricia Nicholson, patricia.nicholson@theconversation.com

Respiratory health in hot weather: Looking for stories on respiratory health risks of hot weather, including who is at risk, what warning signs to look for, and management of conditions such as asthma, COPD and COVID-19.

Deadline: ASAP

Editor: Patricia Nicholson, patricia.nicholson@theconversation.com

Sun protection: Interested in seasonal stories about sun protection, skin damage and sun safety.

Deadline: ASAP

Editor: Patricia Nicholson, patricia.nicholson@theconversation.com

We ask authors to please sign up and then pitch an article idea, rather than email a fully written article to the editors.

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