- Barriers and Key Issues to the Access of Safe and Sustainable Drinking Water Sources in First Nations Communities
- Community Based Participatory Research with Indigenous Communities
- Human and Environmental Health Risk Assessment
- Community-Based Education
- PUBH 815 - Water and Health
Recent grants and awards
Neapetung, M., Bradford, L. Bharadwaj, L.A. (2018). Vulnerability Assessment for Yellow Quill First Nation. First Nations Adapt Program (Indigenous Services Canada). $256,000. Co-PI. Role: Co-created collaborative grant with my First Nations partners and leverage funds for community infrastructure support with GWF funding. L. Bradford grant writer.
Bharadwaj, L.A., Bradford, L., Waldner, C., Strickert, G., N. Osgood (2017). Proof of Concept: Agent Based Modeling as a tool to Investigate Comprehensive Indigenous Health Impacts of Flooding. $350,000. PI. Role: Engaged, built partnerships with two Indigenous communities (Yellow Quill and James Smith Cree First Nation), co-created research process, objectives goals and research questions, contributed 80% to grant writing.
Bradford, L.E.A., Bharadwaj, L.A.B., (2017, September). Demonstration Model for Water Futures and Human Health Effects Global Water Futures Pillar 1 Grant Application. ($1120). College of Postdoctoral and Graduate Studies
Bradford, L.E.A. Bharadwaj, L.A. (2017, June). Urban Movers in Saskatchewan. Vice Provost Teaching and Learning. $2000.
Baulch (PI), L. Bharadwaj (Co-PI), S. Higgins, B. Ingalls, S.Schiff, J. Venkiteswaran and 7-Collaborating Academic/Government Partners. ($860,000June 2017- June 2020- 3yrs). Global Water Futures Pillar 3 Grant. FORecasting Tools and Mitigation Options for Diverse BLOOM-affected Lakes. Funds Managed by H. Baulch. Yr. 1 ($ 13,238), Yr. 2 ($25,071) Yr 3 ($31,190) Available to LB.
J. McDonnell (PI), plus 17 Co-Investigators of which L. Bharadwaj is Co-I and 12 Collaborators. ($ 1.7 million; June 2017 – June 2020-3 yrs). Global Water Futures Pillar 3 Grant. Prairie WATERSAVE: Sustainable water management for civic and provincial policy makers and urban, rural, and Indigenous communities. Funds Managed by Project Management Team.
# Postdoctoral Research Associate; @ Student; ^ Research/Program Manager; *Corresponding and Senior Author; IF: Impact Factor; PI: Principal Investigator of Research Funding; Co-I: Co-Investigator
McLeod@, L, Bharadwaj, L., Epp, T., Waldner, C*. (2017). Use of principal components analysis and kriging to predict groundwater-sourced rural drinking water quality in Saskatchewan. In J Environmental Res Public Health 2017 Sep; 14(9): 1065. Published online 2017 Sep 15. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14091065
Bermedo-Carrasco S. Bharadwaj, L*., Waldner, C*. (2018) Factors associated with drinking water and being satisfied with tap water in Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan, Canada. International Journal of Circumpolar Health. Volume 77, 2018 Issue 1. https://doi.org/10.1080/22423982.2018.1466605
Bharadwaj, L.A*., Bradford@, L.E.A. (2018). Water Poverty: Impacts Beyond Physical. In Exner-Pirot, H. (Ed) Northern and Indigenous Health and Healthcare OpenEd Project, University of the Arctic Thematic Network on Northern Nursing Education (in press).
Bradford@, L. E., @Vogel, T., Lindenschmidt, K. E., McPhedran, K., Strickert, G. E., Fonstad, T. A., & Bharadwaj, L. A*. (2018). Co-design of water services and infrastructure for Indigenous Canada: A scoping review. FACETS, 3(1), 487-511.
Bradford@, L., Waldner, C., McLaughlin@, K., Zagozewski@, R., & Bharadwaj, L*. (2018). A mixed-method examination of risk factors in the truck-to-cistern drinking water system on the Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation Reserve, Saskatchewan. Canadian Water Resources Journal/Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques, 1-18.
Ford@, L. Bharadwaj*, L. McLeod, C. Waldner, 2017. Human Health Risk Assessment Applied to Rural Populations Dependent on Unregulated Drinking Water Sources: A Scoping Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(8): 846; doi:10.3390/ijerph14080846. IF: 2.59. PI: SHRF Grant (2012-2016)
L.E. Doig, M.K. Carr, A.O.N Meisner, T.D. Jardine, P.D. Jones, L. Bharadwaj, K-E., Lindenschmidt. (2017) Open H2O and under ice seasonal variations in trace element content and physiochemical associations in fluvial bed sediments. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Doi:10./1002/etc/3886. IF: 1.62. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.3886/abstract Co-Investigator (Co-I): CIMP Grant (2014-2017)
L.E.A. Bradford#, R. Zagozewski^, L. Bharadwaj*. 2016. Increasing the dialogue on water and health using Photovoice with youths living on reserve. The Canadian Geographer 6(12) 178-195. IF: 0.561. PI: NFNECP (2012-2013)