School of Geography

Knowledge, Interventions and Networks in Health

The Knowledge, Interventions and Networks in Health research theme works across conventional sub-disciplinary boundaries to consider questions of power, distributive justice and inequality in vital systems and biomedical geographies. A shared priority of the theme is to produce rigorous, relevant and conceptually-informed research with a global reach that reframes extant disciplinary approaches to investigating the uneven geographies of human health.

Research in this theme has pioneered understandings of health from a geographical perspective along four novel intellectual paths:

Research opportunities/collaborations
Theme members welcome interest from prospective postgraduate researchers (MRes and PhD), postdoctoral researchers, and visiting scholars. If there is a connection between our individual/collective research interests and your own, please contact theme members listed in the research areas above. More information on funding schemes is available via the School’s Postgraduate and Research pages.

Meeting series
The research theme hosts regular seminars within the School of Geography research seminar series. In addition, the theme hosts informal brown-bag seminars and reading groups to discuss new ideas and significant contributions within our fields of interest. These regular theme meetings aim to promote a culture of interaction, communication and collaboration both internally and externally. All are welcome to attend; contact Stephen Taylor for more information.