From climate change to robotics, the University of York tackles some of the most pressing environmental, social and economic challenges facing our rapidly changing world. By building positive partnerships and working closely with communities around the world, the University of York is able to explore cultural insights, track societal shifts and deliver effective solutions as populations adapt to economic and global pressures. Its aim is to co-create research that brings benefits for generations to come.
HABITABLE team member Maria Franco Gavonel is a Lecturer in Global Social Policy and International Development in the School for Business and Society, University of York. She is an economist with experience in quantitative applied research and policy design. In HABITABLE, she will develop and test a model of social tipping points.