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M M Golam Rabbani
Project Support Officer (EDI Researcher)



As an EDI researcher at the York Trials Unit, Golam focuses on co-developing and implementing a Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) program specifically designed for ethnic minority individuals in the UK with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). This program includes customised exercise, education, and behaviour change strategies to enhance their physical, mental, and overall well-being.


  • PhD



Golam is interested in applying qualitative and mixed-method approaches to explore the physical and mental effects of environmental stresses. Additionally, he designs and implements rehabilitation programs tailored to help individuals cope with these stresses.


  • UPTURN - Co-design and evaluation of an intervention to increase UPTake of pUlmonary RehabilitatioN for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the UPTURN study.

Research group(s)


Selected publications

  • Khan, T and Rabbani, M. (2024). Microplastic Impacts on Greenhouse Gases Emissions in Terrestrial Ecosystems. Open Journal of Soil Science, Vol. 14, No. 1 DOI: 10.4236/ojss.2024.141004
  • Rabbani, M. M. G., Cotton, M., Friend, R. (2022). Climate change and non-migration: exploring place relations in rural and coastal Bangladesh. Population and Environment, Springer, 43 (4)

External activities


Golam has authored four children's books (ages 8-12) on climate change and sustainable living, published in 2024 by Gharami Prakashan in Bangladesh. These books are available both online and in local bookstores. 

Media coverage

Golam directed a short documentary in 2021 titled "Howling from Bangladesh: Can You Hear It?" which explores the impacts of climate change and uncertain future. The documentary is available on YouTube:

Golam Rabbani

Contact details

Dr M M Golam Rabbani
Project Support Officer (EDI Researcher)

Tel: 01904 32(5604)