Hirsch, R.A. (2010). Pesticide policy preference and risk perception: A case comparison in the neighbourhood context, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Western Ontario, London. [Summary]

Journal Articles

Hirsch, R., Furgal, C., Hackett, C., Sheldon, T., Bell, T., Angnatok, D., Winters, K., & Pamak, C. (2016). Going Off, Growing Strong: A program to enhance individual youth and community resilience in the face of change in Nain, Nunatsiavut. Études/Inuit/Studies, 40 (1), 63–84. (R) [Abstract]

Baxter, J., Morzaria, R., & Hirsch, R. (2013). A case-control study of support/opposition to wind turbines: The roles of health risk perception, economic benefits, and community conflict. Energy Policy, 61, 931–943. (R) [Abstract]

Hirsch, R., & Baxter, J. (2011). Context, cultural bias, and health risk perception: The ‘everyday’ nature of pesticide policy preferences in London, Calgary, and Halifax. Risk Analysis, 31(5), 847-865. (R) [Abstract]

Hirsch, R. A., Baxter, J., & Brown, C. (2010). The importance of skillful community leaders: Understanding municipal pesticide policy change in Calgary and Halifax. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 53(6), 743-757. (R) [Abstract]

Hirsch, R., & Baxter, J. (2009). The look of the lawn: Pesticide policy preference and risk perception in context. Environment & Planning C: Government and Policy, 27(3), 468-490. (R) [Abstract]

Varnhagen, C. K., Gushta, M., Daniels, J., Peters, T. C., Parmar, N., Law, D., Hirsch, R., Sadler-Takach, B., & Johnson, T. (2005). How informed is online informed consent? Ethics & Behavior, 15(1), 37-48. (R) [Abstract]

Book Chapter

Castro, D., Lesins, G., Hirsch, R., & Higuchi, K. (2015). Cooperative food sharing in Sheshatshiu: Uncovering scenarios to
support the emergent capacity of northern communities [Chapter 12]. In Pincus, R. & Ali, S. H.  (Eds.), Diplomacy on ice: Energy and the environment in the Arctic and Antarctic. New Haven, CT : Yale University Press. [Summary]

Conference Proceeding

Hirsch, R. (2010). Modelling governance structures and climate change policy communications on community resilience in the Canadian Arctic. In D.A. Swayne, W. Yang, A.A. Voinov, A. Rizzoli, T. Filatova  (Eds.), Proceedings of the iEMSs Fifth Biennial Meeting: International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software (iEMSs 2010). International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, Ottawa, Canada. (R) [Invited] [Paper]

Research Manual

Hirsch, R., Porlier, R., Durdle, J., Edmunds-Potvin, S., Healey, G., Noah, J., Shirley, J., and Thomas, M. E. (2013). A guide to knowledge tracking: What happens after the research is done? Published by Rachel Hirsch and the Knowledge Tracking Project Partners via Lulu. [Manual]


Hirsch, R., & Saint-Charles, J. (2013). Ecosystem approaches to health communication: At the science-policy interface in a socially networked world. Ecohealth [News from the IAEH], 10(3). [Access to Paper]