IGDC supports the following networks at the University of York:
The Urbanisation and Health Network is funded by the Research Centre for Social Sciences and is led by Dr Helen Elsey and Dr Jo Rose. Network members lead various projects that look at urbanisation and health from different disciplinary perspectives, from the physical sciences and chemistry of pollution, the wider social determinants and social science of health inequities, urban governance, policy and health systems through to impacts on health risk factors and outcomes.
Find out more by visiting the Urbanisation and Health Network page.
Environment and population health in the Bay of Bengal (EnHealth-BoB) is a network of individuals and institutions representing community-based organizations (CBOs), healthcare providers, policymakers, advocacy groups, research and academia based in India and Bangladesh, along with researchers from the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Bangkok Thailand, the University of York (UoY) and the University of Leeds UK.
The Network, developed with support from the UoY- Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and the Stockholm Environment Institute Seed & Innovation Funds, addresses the dual challenges of development and environment primarily by focusing on the two critical impact areas of the SDG mission: (a) reducing climate risks and (b) improving health and wellbeing.
Find out more by visiting the EnHealth-BoB Network page.
The IGDC Career Development Network (CDN) are a dynamic group of early career researchers from across the university with a shared interest in global development. An integral component of the IGDC network, the group have strengths stemming from their broad range of academic backgrounds and experience of working with NGOs and development organisations worldwide. The IGDC CDN promotes an exchange of knowledge with other academics, researchers and students interested in global development by organising and participating in centre events.
If you are interested in joining the IGDC CDN, partnering with them or staying in touch with their activities please email igdc
The Global Development PhD Network brings together PhD researchers from all departments and faculties of the University of York who work on topics related to global development. IGDC support the network by providing opportunities to publish blogs, help create and facilitate webinars and forums.
University of York PhD researchers (from any discipline or department) can join the network via the Global Development PhD Network Google Group. For other queries about the network, partnering or staying in touch, please email igdc