Research Publications

 

PhD Dissertation
Commercializing The Lucky Iron Fish™ Using Social Enterprise: A novel Health Innovation For Iron Deficiency and Anemia in Cambodia and Beyond



Chapters in Books:
 

Armstrong G, Summerlee AJS (2015). In search of the citizen scholar: modern pedagogical approaches compared. Eds: DJ Hornsby, J Arvanitakis (in press) Palgrave, SA
 

Refereed Papers:
 

Armstrong GR, Summerlee AJS (2014). The etiology, treatment and effective prevention of iron deficiency and iron deficiency anemia in women and young children worldwide: a review. Journal of Women’s Health Care 4: 213 doi: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000213
 

Armstrong G, Summerlee AJS (2012). Remember July 20, 2011: Famine in the Horn of Africa. Queens Quarterly 119: 514-523.
 

Armstrong G, Lachowsky N, Summerlee AJS (2010).  The future of the Achuar of Ecuador: their struggle to preserve the rain forest. Queens Quarterly 117: 517-529

 

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings:
 

Armstrong GR, Summerlee AJS (2015). Scaling up a health innovation using social enterprise to alleviate iron deficiency in women and children in Cambodia. Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood (June 2015): Bio-cultural perspectives. Grange Over Sands, Cumbria, UK
 

Armstrong GR, Summerlee AJS (2014). Inclusive social enterprise to alleviate iron deficiency in women and children in Cambodia. World Micronutrient Forum June 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

Papers submitted:

Armstrong GR, Summerlee AJS (2015). Iron release from the Lucky Iron Fish™: safety considerations. Tropical Medicine and International Health (submitted May 2015).

Oral Presentations

Nutrition and Nurture in Infancy and Childhood Conference (2015)

"Scaling up a health innovation using social enterprise to alleviate iron deficiency in women and children in Cambodia"
 

Enactus Canada National Competition (2015) Toronto, Canada. “Enactus Guelph”
 

Thought for Food Annual Conference (2015) Lisbon, Portugal. “Lucky Iron Fish™: A Social Enterprise”
 

10th Annual Summit Universities Fighting World Hunger (2015) Guelph, ON, Canada.  “Lucky Iron Fish™”

 

3rd Global Entrepreneurial Leaders GEL (2014) London, UK. “Social enterprise and the role of business to solve world problems”

 

3rd Global Entrepreneurial Leaders GEL (2014) Edinburgh, Scotland. “Engaging youth in solving the world’s wicked problems”

 

“Global Development Symposium (2012) Guelph, ON, Canada. “Simple sustainable solutions to fight hunger”

 

Global Development Symposium (2012) Guelph, Canada, ON. “Sustainable agriculture in Mauritania”

 

Career Education Council Business and Education Partnership (2012) Guelph, ON, Canada. “Making Hunger History: students and business changing the world”

 

Student Leaders in Collaboration (2011) Guelph, ON, Canada. “University Governance and the role of students”

 

Kansas Hunger Dialogue (2011) Kansas City, MI, USA. “Hunger has no boundaries”

 

6th Annual Summit, Universities Fighting World Hunger UFWH (2011) Guelph, ON, Canada. “Hunger has no boundaries”

 

42nd Annual General Assembly World University Service of Canada (2010) Ottawa, ON, Canada. “World Record Challenge: engaging students to fight hunger”

 

5th Annual Summit, Universities Fighting World Hunger UFWH (2010) Auburn, AL, USA. “Engaging students and campuses”

 

43rd Assembly Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (2009) Washington, DC, USA. “Hunger has no boundaries”

Grant Funding

Principle Investigator 

 

Saving Lives at Birth - Innovation Grant (2015)
          Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation/Grand Challenges                       Canada - Total $500,000     

 

Stars in Global Health – Canada Direct Entry Phase II (2014)

         Grand Challenges Canada – $500,000

         Funding matched 1:1 by private equity – Total $1M

         

Commercialization Grant  (2012)

         University of Guelph/Innovation Guelph - Total $180,000

 

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