UCL Institute for Global Health
UCL Centre for International Health and Development
Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
London WC1N 1EH
t: +44 (0)207 905 2122
f: +44 (0)207 404 2303
Biography: Shivani is a doctoral candidate who completed her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees from the University of Waterloo, Canada in the field of political science. While working in Mumbai on a CIDA funded research term with the Tata Institute of Social Science she became interested in issues relating to health, urban development, and politics. In September of 2010 she enrolled as a full time PhD student with CIHD, with her research focusing on urban migration patterns of urban slum residents in Mumbai and the effect it has on health and other indicators. Working in collaboration with Mumbai based NGO SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education & Health Action) she will begin data collection in September 2011.