Healthy homes or ‘toxic boxes’? Why the answer is still unclear

Chloe Curtis DPhil Medical Anthropology student, University of Oxford Email: gchu@kellogg.ox.ac.uk   We spend about 90% of our time in closed indoor environments, the majority at home. While this figure may differ between countries, creating healthy indoor environments is of global…

Current limitations in health and urbanisation research in low- and middle- income countries

Daniel He BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics & Economics student, University of Oxford  Email: gchu@kellogg.ox.ac.uk Urbanisation is occurring rapidly in low- and middle- income countries (LMICs), yet comparatively little is known about the effect urbanisation will have on health in this…

Just and sustainable urban futures: GCHU contributes to international debates

GCHU Research Fellow Dr Juliet Carpenter was involved in three international conferences last week, encompassing diverse but related themes of the ‘Just City’, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030, and lastly, the goal of ‘Making Urban Transitions’ in the context of urban sustainability