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Dr Stuart J McLaren has taught in the subjects of:
His research interests include:
Taiwan Fellowship 2019
He is the recipient of the prestigious Taiwan Fellowship 2019 awarded by the Government of Taiwan – an award not usually given to scientists.
For one year (which began in mid-February 2019), Dr Stuart J McLaren will be based at the Kaohsiung Medical University in the Research Center for Environmental Medicine and hosted by Professor Ming –Tsang Wu, the Director of the Center. While in Taiwan, he will investigate noise and acoustics in early childhood education and the effects on children and their teachers. This will be the first study of its kind in Taiwan and follows much of the work Stuart has carried out at Massey University.
About the Research Center for Environmental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University
Kaohsiung Medical University was formally established in 1954 as a medical college and three years later, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital started to operate for students’ clinical training and patients’ medical services. In 1999, Kaohsiung Medical College was promoted to be Kaohsiung Medical University. It is now one of the leading medical institutions in Taiwan, striving for excellence in research, scholarship and medical care.
The Research Center for Environmental Medicine is one of the few institutions in the university and in Taiwan to be awarded a prestigious Center of Excellence award by the Ministry of Education.
The Center carries out a wide range of environmental and occupational medicine-related research activities and hosts regular international conferences. The next conference will be the International Conference for Frontier in Environmental and Occupational Medicine, to be held in November 2019 and will host national and international researchers and scholars from Taiwan, Japan, USA, India and for the first time, Massey University.
Dr Stuart J McLaren has been teaching and researching at Massey University since 1997. He teaches and conducts research in the fields of environmental and occupational health.
He is the recipient of the prestigious Taiwan Fellowship 2019 awarded by the Government of Taiwan – an award not usually given to scientists. He is currently based at the Kaohsiung Medical University in the Research Center for Environmental Medicine, where he is undertaking research related to noise and acoustics in early education.
Dr Stuart J McLaren’s research interests include:
Health and Well-being
Field of research codes
Health Promotion (111712): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Public Health and Health Services (111700): Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)
Noise in the workplace, occpupational noise, sound, ealry education, acoustics, environmental noise. Drinking water assessment and chemistry, Disinfection Byproducts