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: Intern Reports
GCHU Intern Aisha Valenzuela, an MSc student in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance at the University of Oxford, discusses the importance of citizens’ juries in modern-day democracy and their relationship with well-being, focusing on the effects on cities and environmental governance. This blog post draws on the findings derived from a scoping review conducted under the supervision of Dr Astrid Krisch.
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 summer intern and Student Research Associate Anna Williams with support from Dr Astrid Krisch conducted a scoping review outlining the research agenda, focus and direction of the newly emerging notion of Urban Planetary Health.
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 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.
GCHU Intern and MSc Evidence-Based Health Care student Christine Waddell assesses the benefits of blue-green infrastructure on human and environmental health.
In collaboration with The Prince’s Foundation, the Global Centre on Healthcare and Urbanisation at Kellogg College, Oxford has launched a report on Building Towards Net Zero Carbon Homes.
Three interns that joined the GCHU to contribute to the work of the Commission on Creating Healthy Cities and help develop pages of the Healthy Cities Toolkit, share their experiences of working at the centre.
GCHU Intern and MEng Engineering student Eleanor Cosford analyses the effects of embodied energy usage in construction on the environmental impact of buildings.