Community Film-making & Gender Inequality in the Pacific

Pacific Connections PI: Dr Tony Crook The prevalence of violence against women in the Pacific region is among the highest in the world. Countries across the region have identified the social, well-being and economic consequences of gender-based violence and women’s economic and political marginalization. An international research consortium of Department of Social Anthropology with Pacific … Read more

The Arclight Project

PI: Dr Andrew Blaikie The World Health Organisation (WHO) recognises that interprofessional education (IPE) of health care students is a great way to prepare them to work together as a collaborative health workforce. The University of Rwanda School of Health Sciences delivers a range of undergraduate health professional programmes, but their access to high quality training … Read more

Sustainable Fisheries Management in Lake Victoria

PI: Professor Andrew Brierley The Lake Victoria fishery supports c. 35 million people in the East African Community (EAC). Fisheries ecologists from the School of Biology are working with human-health and fishery partners around Lake Victoria in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya on connected, multidisciplinary projects to sustainably manage fish stocks, and to examine the potential … Read more

Co-operatives as an Organisational Model for Urban Women in Papua New Guinea

PI: Dr Melissa DemianTowns and cities in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are characterised by rapid in-migration from the rural areas of the country, insecure housing, a youth bulge, and precarious livelihoods that depend heavily on the informal economy. Due to ongoing structural inequalities in access to education and to land-based resources, women in PNG are … Read more

Managing Medications for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions in Brazil

PI: Dr Juliana Bowles The main focus of this work is to promote good health and well-being (SDG3) while contributing to the reduction of poverty and gender inequalities. Brazilian studies have shown that those most susceptible to poorly managed multiple chronic conditions are female, the elderly and bedridden. Researchers from the Schools of Computer Science … Read more