Policy Forum Pod

Mental health, migration, and megacities

Episode Summary

The United Nations predicts that two-thirds of the world will live in cities by 2050. Policymakers have begun to grapple with the economic and environmental consequences of this wave of urbanisation, but what are the implications for human health and mental wellbeing? On this week's Policy Forum Pod, Professor Nikolas Rose discusses the global move from the countryside to the metropolis, and how the problem of stress might require more creative policy for life in the city. To see the Urban Mind app discussed in the podcast, click here: https://www.urbanmind.info/ For more on Nikolas Rose's work, check out his website here: http://nikolasrose.com/

Episode Notes

The United Nations predicts that two-thirds of the world will live in cities by 2050. Policymakers have begun to grapple with the economic and environmental consequences of this wave of urbanisation, but what are the implications for human health and mental wellbeing? On this week's Policy Forum Pod, Professor Nikolas Rose discusses the global move from the countryside to the metropolis, and how the problem of stress might require more creative policy for life in the city. To see the Urban Mind app discussed in the podcast, click here: https://www.urbanmind.info/ For more on Nikolas Rose's work, check out his website here: http://nikolasrose.com/