Nikolas Rose and colleagues are undertaking a major programme of research on Mental Health, Migration and Megacities, initially in Shanghai and Sao Paulo. This project is part of a programme of work initiated by Professor Nik Rose, with a development grant from the ESRC, 2013-15, to examine the relationship between urban living and mental health.
Research shows that there are higher rates of mental ill health among those who live in cities. Professor Nikolas Rose talked to CBC/Radio-Canada's Metro Morning show about the stress of living in a big city. To listen to the full interview click on this link
Professor Rose appeared on the Policy Forum Pod (March 16, 2017) of the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society to discuss how urbanisation is affecting our mental health, and what policymakers can do to take the stress out of city living
Professor Nikolas Rose has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Aarhus University as part of the institution's 2016 Annual Celebration on September 9th. Nik received the honour on the basis of his interdisciplinary research, which connects the humanities with the natural and social sciences.
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