The Global Centre on Healthcare and Urbanisation (GCHU) at Kellogg College seeks to make urban centres environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable, and to provide an environment that supports and sustains health and wellbeing.

Our interdisciplinary approach embraces sustainable urban development and evidence-based healthcare to undertake research, education and foster collaboration in these disciplines.

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In our latest GCHU Guest Blog, MSc in Evidence-Based Health Care Course Director and Kellogg Fellow Dr Annette Plüddemann explores the extent to which environmental factors affect the transmission of respiratory viruses.

Our most recent GCHU Public Seminar on 12th June 2024 discussed "What makes an age-friendly neighbourhood?"

In this seminar, we explored what an age friendly environment looks like and consider what approaches are needed to support the diverse and dynamic health, social and mobility needs of older people living in Oxfordshire.

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Dr Juliet Carpenter introduces the ENACT 15mC project, funded by UKRI through the EU’s Driving Urban Transitions programme, it aims to transform urban public spaces by experimenting with different approaches to support the ’15 minute city’ concept, focusing on walkability, proximity, and quality of life in local neighborhoods.

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GCHU Public Seminars

The Centre hosts a series of seminars – open to the public – throughout the year. These lively discussions bring together a panel of speakers to address contemporary, and often controversial, issues in healthcare and urbanisation.

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