Challenges in Changing Cities
Our research updates pages aims to showcase the breadth of research linked to Cities across the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow, and aid in creating a collaborative research culture. We feature reflective blogs, new grant announcements, ongoing research projects, summaries of workshops or events, and more. If you have something you would like us to share, please email email@example.com.
Fri, 11 Nov 2022 19:53:00 GMT
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.
Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:14:00 BST
The University of Glasgow and Glasgow City Council have been awarded over £10M by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for a programme of work to help the city move towards climate resilience whilst tackling health, social and economic inequalities.
Wed, 20 Jul 2022 15:13:00 BST
In May 2022, Dr Yang Wang joined the theme leadership in order to support interdisciplinary research across the college. Here he shares some of his thoughts on the theme, and the challenges, and excitements, that it brings with it for him.
Thu, 03 Mar 2022 14:15:35 GMT
The Strengthening Urban Engagement of Universities in Asia and Africa (SUEUAA) project enhanced the contribution of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Dar es Salaam, Harare, Duhok, Sanandaj, Manila and Johannesburg to help develop and support more sustainable cities.
Thu, 03 Mar 2022 14:20:43 GMT
Conflict and violence in Latin American cities have had a devastating impact on the welfare of their residents. According to the Inter-American Development Bank Latin America is the most violent region in the world, with a homicide rate of 22 per 100,000 inhabitants in 2017 (approximately 4 higher than the global average).
Thu, 03 Mar 2022 14:08:00 GMT
Innovative research in the field of behaviour economics from the University of Glasgow shows how self-image distorted by stigma can lead to behaviours that reinforce poverty i.e. a psychological poverty trap.
Thu, 04 Aug 2022 11:05:41 BST
In June the cross college international research theme, Challenges in Changing Cities, hosted a public conversation on the future of Glasgow’s M8 urban motorway, led by Dr Andrew Hoolachan, Lecturer in Planning. Learn more about the "Replace the M8" campaign, and see a video of the public conversation in this blog.