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Personal profile


Paul is an Environmental Health Scientist. His research interests include impacts of climate change on human health, with a particular focus on allergens and allergic diseases. It is for this research that he won the 2009 Eureka Prize for Medical Research. Paul was also a contributing author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC's) Fourth Assessment Report published in 2007, the same year the IPCC won the Nobel Peace Prize. Paul is a Past President of the International Society of Biometeorology (having served as President from 2008-2011).

External positions

AusPollen Aerobiology Standards Working Party Member, Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy

2019 → …

Vice President, International Association for Aerobiology


Editorial Advisory Board Member, International Journal of Biometeorology

Past President, International Society of Biometeorology

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Research Outputs

Quality control of pollen identification and quantification exercise for the AusPollen Aerobiology Collaboration Network: a pilot study

Milic, A., Addison-Smith, B., Jones, P. J., Beggs, P. J., Erbas, B. & Davies, J. M., Mar 2020, In : Aerobiologia. 36, 1, p. 83-87 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Enabling self-management of pollen allergies: a pre-season questionnaire evaluating the perceived benefit of providing local pollen information

    Medek, D. E., Simunovic, M., Erbas, B., Katelaris, C. H., Lampugnani, E. R., Huete, A., Beggs, P. J. & Davies, J. M., Dec 2019, In : Aerobiologia. 35, 4, p. 777-782 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Temperature-related changes in airborne allergenic pollen abundance and seasonality across the northern hemisphere: a retrospective data analysis

    Ziska, L. H., Makra, L., Harry, S. K., Bruffaerts, N., Hendrickx, M., Coates, F., Saarto, A., Thibaudon, M., Oliver, G., Damialis, A., Charalampopoulos, A., Vokou, D., Heiđmarsson, S., Guđjohnsen, E., Bonini, M., Oh, J-W., Sullivan, K., Ford, L., Brooks, G. D., Myszkowska, D. & 6 others, Severova, E., Gehrig, R., Ramón, G. D., Beggs, P. J., Knowlton, K. & Crimmins, A. R., Mar 2019, In : The Lancet Planetary Health. 3, 3, p. e124-e131 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 14 Citations (Scopus)
    26 Downloads (Pure)

    The 2019 report of the MJA–Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: a turbulent year with mixed progress

    Beggs, P. J., Zhang, Y., Bambrick, H., Berry, H. L., Linnenluecke, M. K., Trueck, S., Bi, P., Boylan, S. M., Green, D., Guo, Y., Hanigan, I. C., Johnston, F. H., Madden, D. L., Malik, A., Morgan, G. G., Perkins-Kirkpatrick, S., Rychetnik, L., Stevenson, M., Watts, N. & Capon, A. G., Dec 2019, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 211, 11, p. 490-491.e21 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Press / Media

    Future doctors demand climate change action now

    Paul Beggs


    2 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Other

    Australia’s MJA Climate Change Report on Health

    Paul Beggs


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research

    Climate change could affect grass pollen seasons, and your hayfever

    Paul Beggs


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Nighttime Swirls

    Paul Beggs


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities


    Socioeconomic and health impacts of climate change on vulnerable populations

    Melanie Zeppel (Participant), Dr Sophie Lewis (Participant), Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick (Participant), Petra Graham (Participant), Rupendra Shrestha (Participant), Evelyn Lee (Participant), Owen Tan (Participant), Heather Stevens (Participant), John Nairn (Participant), Paul Beggs (Participant), Deborah Schofield (Participant), Sarah Judd-Lam (Participant)

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