Challenges in Changing Cities

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EVENT | How do we communicate risk? Strategies for engagement & inclusion

Join us for this informal, online discussion around how we should communicate risk (e.g. public health, natural hazards) for community inclusion and resilience in Scotland [read more]

PROJECT HIGHLIGHT | Exploring Covid-19 vaccine concerns with African, Caribbean and Black communities in Scotland

Public Health Scotland (PHS) has identified African, Caribbean and Black communities as having lower uptake of COVID-19 vaccines compared with other groups. Through community workshops and a co-produced video, this project aimed to raise awareness and understanding of the science and data of COVID-19 vaccines... [read more]

What Challenges in Changing Cities Means to Me

View these short videos from our theme leaders and discover what the Challenges in Changing Cities theme means to them and their research.

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John Reuben Davies

John became part of the History team at the University of Glasgow in 2008. His interest in Indian history, and close partnership with the University of Calcutta, has led to ventures concerned with South Asian cultural heritage. In 2017 John led a workshop in Kolkata on the preservation and promotion of the historical cultural heritage of West Bengal and Bangladesh, and since 2018 has been leading a project on the challenges facing heritage-minority communities in the same region. John was elected a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society in 2016.

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Muhammad Imran

Muhammad is Professor of Communication Systems. He has led a number of significant international research projects encompassing the areas of energy efficiency, fundamental performance limits, sensor networks and self-organising cellular networks. Muhammad has a global collaborative research network spanning both academia and key industrial players in the field of wireless communications and has led interdisciplinary 5G innovation work across the UK and beyond.

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Ria Dunkley

Dr Ria Dunkley is a Senior Lecturer in Geography, Environment and Sustainability within the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. Ria was appointed as a Climate Ambassador during COP26 and is currently working with colleagues through the Centre for Sustainable Solutions at the University of Glasgow to advance research on enabling individuals, communities and organisations to initiate sustainable solutions through research, education and partnership.

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