In this blog, Anna summarises her experiences of working in the GCHU research team and her advice for any students considering applying for future placement opportunties.
Category: GCHU Blogs
GCHU Co-Director Dr David Howard outlines the format for the 2024 Summer School in Venice hosted by the European Cultural Academy and organised by the GCHU and The King’s Foundation.
GCHU Postdoctoral Research Fellow Astrid Krisch outlines the insights of her newest research paper published in the journal ‘European Urban and Regional Studies’
In a world where the urgency of climate action is paramount, recent political controversies have cast a shadow on our collective efforts. Populist right-wing views have driven a wedge into the consensus around climate change, challenging even the feasibility of net zero targets. Visiting Fellow Tim Dixon explores these challenges and the importance of creating shared, long-term visions for our cities, transcending short-term politics, and fostering consensus through deliberative democracy in his thought-provoking blog.
Olivia White (BA(Hons), Architecture, University of Kent) joined the ‘Sustainable, Healthy Cities: Building for the Future’ Summer School in Venice co-organised by the GCHU, and presents her design for an urban neigbourhood in Venice.
BA Geography student Anna Williams joined the GCHU on a four-week Summer Internship where she took on the role of Student Research Associate.
GCHU Intern Hope Steadman, an MSc Nature, Society and Environmental Governance student at the University of Oxford, discusses the economic impact of GBI (green and blue infrastructure).
GCHU Co-Director Professor Carl Heneghan discusses the results of the recent ONS report on the impact of winter pressures in Great Britain.
GCHU Intern Alex Csaky, a BA Archaeology and Anthropology student at the University of Oxford, discusses the potential benefits of brownfield redevelopment in addressing the issues facing urban areas worldwide.
GCHU Intern Anna Todsen, an MSc Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation student at the University of Oxford, discusses key urban challenges for major cities and their impact on human health.
Dr Juliet Carpenter, GCHU’s Director of Research, outlines the launch of a new AHRC-funded project in Paris.