Making the Urban Better

Interdisciplinary Research Hub on Global Health

Making the ‘Urban’ Better: Planetary health conversations on building healthy sustainable cities in the era of COVID-19 and beyond.

Making the Urban Better

We hosted a successful and engaging second event. If you did not get a chance to attend our live webinar, you can catch up on the provocative thoughts shared by a diverse range of global experts here.

  • Watch the recording of the event below.
  • Read this blog recounting the event's key messages, including a summary of participants' input.
  • Check out the amazing results of the illustrator's work, either in English or in French.
  • Find key resources shared by the speakers here.


Global Health hub illustration


Global Health Hub

What's on

Pottery: In the manner of Exekias

Humanities Society - Commemorating War Dead in Ancient Athens from Homer to Thucydides

26/01/2021 at 18.00

The Humanities Society organises regular talks during term time. During Lent term 2021, all talks take place as zoom webinars, make sure to register.

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Virtual Shut Up and Write Sessions Lent 2021

27/01/2021 at 13.00

Up your writing game wherever you are! Virtual Shut Up and Write sessions are quiet times to write in a distraction-free environment. Protect your writing time and maintain an online community with other Wolfson students. Think of it as your writing oasis!

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WolfWorks Plus: Keeping up to date with the latest research

27/01/2021 at 19.00

Tips and tools to help push new and relevant research your way

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Green Society - Can Fashion be Sustainable?

28/01/2021 at 18.00

In addition to making Wolfson greener, the Green Society organises fortnightly talks about a wide range of green issues (hosted as zoom webinars) during term time.


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WolfWorks for undergraduates: Writing Essays in the Social Sciences

28/01/2021 at 19.00

This workshop is a great opportunity to reflect on the demands and processes of university essay writing.