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Intersectionality and health explained

Research has shown us that gender, ethnicity and social class have a strong impact on our health, yet the simple fact is that no one is just a man or woman, or just black or white, or just…

From  Jennifer Smith on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 6 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Masterclass in Health Research #5 - Dr Andrew Booth - Question of WHO, not IF? Real Impact with Qualitative Systematic Reviews

Achieving impact is a core tenet of health services research and health technology assessment, extending far beyond the narrow definitions of impact promoted by journal impact factors (IFs) or by…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 9th, 2020 0 likes 71 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research - Everyday things that shape our actions: The influence of the environment on health behaviour - Dr Emma Hock

The environments in which we live have changed to make our lives easier. An increase in labour-saving devices and easy access to high energy-dense food has negatively impacted on population health,…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 14th, 2020 0 likes 58 plays 0  

Ask our academic experts

Dr Andrew Lee, Reader of Global Public Health in the School of Health and Related Research, is one of the appointed academic experts responsible for advising the University about its response to…

From  Harry Clulow on October 1st, 2020 3 likes 1,209 plays

Connecting Places for Nature, People and Peace

This is a story of how researcher Elaine (Lan Yin) Hsiao became enthralled in the ancient elephant and forest corridors criss-crossing continents. The corridors are now divided or destroyed by…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on September 10th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Masters of Public Health Management and Leadership

Masters of Public Health Management and Leadership webinar

From  Victoria Large on June 29th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Masters of Public Health and the Masters of Public Health (Health Services Research)

Masters of Public Health and the Masters of Public Health (Health Services Research) webinar

From  Victoria Large on June 29th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

My journey to using technography in research

This is a story from Tavengwa Chitata about how he has evolved through different experiences and in the process, how his approach to research has evolved with these experiences. The story gives an…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 22nd, 2020 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Solidarity in tourism for development

This is a story about how an indigenous community in Mexico adapts tourism to their culture of solidarity to support their members’ life projects. It centres on Itzel San Roman…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 123 plays 0  

Water, worldviews, and development

This is a story about people’s worldviews (their beliefs and common sense knowledge), how they fundamentally shape our behaviour and yet how they are so often ignored in development policy and…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 15 plays 0  

A story of a river, rice and resource management

This story draws on Frances Cleaver’s experience of research in the Usangu Plains in South West Tanzania over 20 years. It tracks how development initiatives for improved land and water…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 24 plays 0  

A journey toward participatory research

This is a story about Juan Mario Diaz Arevalo's engagement with participatory research in Colombia and the UK. It reflects on the importance of working together with local communities as well as…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Savannas, livelihoods and woody plant encroachment

Suma Mani's story highlights the phenomenon of woody plant encroachment in the savannas of South Africa viewed through the lens of both white and black farmers in the Eastern Cape. The story…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Permits, geolocation and the forest: the story of a research stay in Indonesia

Laure Joanny recalls her experience of learning about the technologies keeping watch over Indonesia’s forest and wildlife, while having to report to the national authorities.

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on February 18th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

Everything is connected: chocolate, national parks, the Sustainable Development Goals and conviviality

Judith Krauss tells three short stories on cocoa sustainability, national parks and the Sustainable Development Goals: they are part of one bigger story about how everything is connected, often in…

From  Judith Krauss-Ward on January 13th, 2020 0 likes 54 plays 0  

URI Video Session Part 1

This video is a screencast of the session given to the URI Institution for Sustainable Food on 23rd October 2019

From  Graham McElearney on September 25th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0