Alistair Woodward

Journal article

The nexus between climate change, mental health and wellbeing and Pacific peoples

Much of the health research on climate change in the Pacific is dominated by the vulnerability of ecosystems and only recently have mental health impacts of climate change been recognised by public health experts. Although the research is still limited, it is projected that disruption...
Journal article

Climate change –transitions, tipping points and typhoons

Very few people in the Pacific region will be unmarked by climate change, particularly as half the population live within 1.5 kilometres of the ocean. Noticeable rises in sea-level, more frequent cyclones and floods, and changes to seasonal weather are attributable to climate change in...
Journal article

The long history of health inequality in New Zealand: occupational class and lifespan in the late 1800s and early 1900s

Little is known about how socioeconomic position might have affected health prior to the Second World War. This article looks at lifespan by occupational class in two cohorts in New Zealand.