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Dr Victor Fannam Nunfam

Adjunct Lecturer

Staff Member Details
Email: v.nunfam@ecu.adu.au
Campus: Joondalup  
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4572-0904

Victor is an Adjunct Lecturer within the School of Arts and Humanities.

Professional associations

  • International Association of Impact Assessment (IAIA) - Member
  • International Society of Biometeorology (ICB) - Member
  • Mixed Methods International Research Association (MMIRA) - Member
  • Climate Change: Impact & Response Research Network (CCIRRN) - Member
  • Global Heat Health Information Network (GHHIN) - Member
  • Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG) - Member.

Awards and recognition

  • 2016-2019: Edith Cowan University (ECU) Postgraduate Research Scholarship (International). The scholarship provided payment of course tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC).
  • 2016-2019: Edith Cowan University (ECU) Postgraduate Research Scholarship (International). The scholarship provided grants covering the stipend/living allowance.

Research areas and interests

  • Social impact assessment
  • Climate change and heat stress adaptation (The developing world)
  • Occupational epidemiology and environmental hygiene
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Health impact assessment
  • Systematic literature reviews (Narrative synthesis)
  • Mixed methods research
  • Adolescent sexual and reproductive health
  • Industrial internship training 10.Entrepreneurship education and entrepreneurial intention.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2019.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Journal Articles

  • Nunfam, V., Afrifa-Yamoah, E., Adusei-Asante, K., Van Etten, E., Frimpong, K., Adjei-Mensah, I., Oosthuizen, J., (2021), Construct validity and invariance assessment of the social impacts of occupational heat stress scale (SIOHSS) among Ghanaian mining workers. Science of the Total Environment, 2021(1), 1-14, Elsevier, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144911.
  • Nunfam, V., Adusei-Asante, K., Frimpong, K., Van Etten, E., Oosthuizen, J., (2020), Barriers to occupational heat stress risk adaptation of mining workers in Ghana. International Journal of Biometeorology: the description, causes, and implications of climatic change, 64(7), 1085–1101, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00484-020-01882-4.
  • Nunfam, V., Oosthuizen, J., Adusei-Asante, K., Van Etten, E., Frimpong, K., (2019), Perceptions of climate change and occupational heat stress risks and adaptation strategies of mining workers in Ghana. Science of the Total Environment, 657(March 2019), 365-378, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.11.480.
  • Nunfam, V., Adusei-Asante, K., Van Etten, E., Oosthuizen, J., Adams, S., Frimpong, K., (2019), The nexus between social impacts and adaptation strategies of workers to occupational heat stress: a conceptual framework. International Journal of Biometeorology: the description, causes, and implications of climatic change, 63(12), 1693-1706, Nunfam, V. F., Adusei-Asante, K., Van Etten, E. J., Oosthuizen, J., International journal of , DOI: 10.1007/s00484-019-01775-1.
  • Nunfam, V., Van Etten, E., Oosthuizen, J., Adusei-Asante, K., Frimpong, K., (2019), Climate change and occupational heat stress risks and adaptation strategies of mining workers: Perspectives of supervisors and other stakeholders in Ghana. Environmental Research, 169(February 2019), 147-155, DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2018.11.004.
  • Nunfam, V., Adusei-Asante, K., Van Etten, E., Oosthuizen, J., Frimpong, K., (2018), Social impacts of occupational heat stress and adaptation strategies of workers: a narrative synthesis of the literature. Science of the Total Environment, 643(1 December 2018), 1542-1552, Elsevier, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.255.
  • Frimpong, K., Van Etten, E., Oosthuizen, J., Nunfam, V., (2017), Heat exposure on farmers in Northeast Ghana. International Journal of Biometeorology: the description, causes, and implications of climatic change, 61(3), 397-406, Springer New York LLC, DOI: 10.1007/s00484-016-1219-7.
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