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: Visiting Fellow blogs
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.
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 Research Associate, Dr Alison Chisholm describes her experience of participating in a conference bringing together practitioners, scholars and advocates of citizens’ assemblies and citizens’ juries from across Europe.
Visiting Fellow Dr Katherine Maxwell summarises the key findings from COP27 discussions and explores what these mean for developing ‘Healthy Cities’ – urban areas that positively improve health and well-being of residents, whilst reducing carbon emissions and strengthening urban resilience.
The ‘COP26 Insights series’ written by Visiting Fellow Dr Katherine Maxwell explores discussions that centre on the nexus between urbanisation and health and well-being