Dr Anuprita Shukla is a social scientist who works as a Senior Research Associate based at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK. She contributes to the Flagship 6, ‘Impacting wellbeing in rural and urban communities’ of the TIGR2ESS project: Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies. She is also cross-posted at the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation, UEA and the NNEdPRo Global Centre for Nutrition and Health, Cambridge, UK.
Her contribution to international development spans close to 19 years, undertaking research and project management covering ten countries across South Asia and Europe (including Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India). She has published in Social Science and Medicine, Health and Place, and AIDS Care on issues of public health and given several talks.
Her current research focuses on intergenerational knowledge exchange, nutrition literacy and sustainable food systems approach for improved health and well-being outcomes in India. Her earlier research focused on gender dimensions of agriculture in wheat producing regions in South Asia. She has a long-standing experience of working in Public Health and Policy, including HIV/AIDS and specialises in working with the most marginalised groups such as sex workers, adolescent/youth groups, rural and indigenious communities, and urban slum communities.
Doctor of Philosophy, Glasgow Caledonian University
25 Nov 2009 → 3 Dec 2013
Award Date: 7 Jun 2014