Telephone: +1 (902) 388-2013

ORCID: 0000-0002-3869-1797

Dr. Kınay’s primary research interests are climate change adaptation and its associated impacts on human health. She is also interested in the nature of climates, whether local, regional, or global, as well as the natural and human-caused variables that influence climate change. Dr. Kınay has a solid background looking into the mechanisms that lead to efficient climate adaptation. While her interest in vulnerable populations and climate change and health consequences is developing, she is integrating her research into nature-based solutions (NbS) and climate change adaptation by looking into different regions. In Canada, she as well doing research on climate change adaptation and potential health interactions. Mental health impacts of climate change on the island’s population is one of the subjects she highly focuses on.


Secretary-Treasurer: Canadian Society for Civil Engineering PEI Section
Managing Editor: Bulletin of Sigma Academy


Dau, Q.V.; Wang, X.; Shah, M.A.R.; Kinay, P.; Basheer, S. (2023). Assessing the Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Current Coastal Ecosystems—A Canadian Case Study. Remote Sens15, 4742.

Haldane E, MacDonald L, Kressin N, Furlotte Z, Kınay P, Guild R, Wang X. Sustainable Tourism in the Face of Climate Change: An Overview of Prince Edward Island. Sustainability. 2023 Mar 2;15(5):4463.

Lucero-Prisno, D.E., Shomuyiwa, D.O., Vicente, C.R. et al. (2023). Achieving herd immunity in South America. glob health res policy 8, 2.

Kınay, P., Wang, X., (2022). Reporting Evidence on the Environmental and Health Impacts of Climate Change inIndigenous Communities of Atlantic Canada: A Systematic Review. Submitted. Environmental Research: Climate.

Kınay, P., Ji, S.J., (2022). Book Chapter, Springer. Green Space and Health in China. Chapter 10: Green Space,Climate Change and Other Health Outcomes in China. Under Preparation.

Kınay, P., Ji, S.J., (2022). Reporting Evidence of Greenness Co-Benefits on Health, Climate Change Mitigation,and Adaptation: A Systematic Review of The Literature. Published in Environmental Research: Climate.

Kınay, P., Morse A.P., Liu Jingjing, Zhang Shangzeng, Villanueva, E. V., Morrissey, K., & Staddon, P. L., (2022).Understanding Climate Change with Chinese Elderly: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices on Climate Change inEast China. Submitted to Climatic Change.

Kınay, P., Morse, A.P., Morrissey, K., Yücel, M.R., & Staddon, P. L., (2021). Risk Perception of Chinese Elderly: AnUrban Study on Adaptation to Climate Change. Published in Sustainable Environment.

Kınay, P., Morse, A.P., Villanueva, E. V., Morrissey, K., & Staddon, P. L., (2018). Direct and Indirect HealthImpacts of Climate Change on the Vulnerable Elderly Population in East China. Published in EnvironmentalReviews. Canadian Science Publishing.

Speaker at Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference at Cardiff University, Cardiff, UnitedKingdom. “Climate Change and Impacts on Human Health”. August 2018.•Guest Lecturer, Global Health Course & Disaster Management, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou,China. November 2018.

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