Aditi Apparaju

External Consultant | aapparaju at iihs dot ac dot in


2022    MA, Development Studies Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex Brighton,

             United Kingdom

2021    BA, Economics, Public Administration and Social Management St Francis College for Women,

             Osmania University Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Countries: India, United Kingdom
States: Karnataka, Telangana
Cities: Bengaluru, Hyderabad
Languages: English, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada

Aditi, a research assistant at the School of Environment and Sustainability, specialises in examining the relationship between climate change and internal human migration. Her research focuses on understanding the outcomes of migration within low-income communities residing in climate-vulnerable urban areas as well as exploring patterns of immobility among rural populations. As a part of her Master’s degree in Development Studies at the Institute of Development Studies-Sussex, Aditi studied Climate Change, Economic Development, Sustainability & Policy Processes, and Impact Evaluation. Prior to this, in her Bachelor’s degree at St. Francis College for Women – Hyderabad, Aditi studied Economics, Public Administration, and Social Management and received a gold medallist for being the course-topper for Social Management. Beyond her academic pursuits, Aditi is a passionate musician and an avid reader.


  • Exposure visits, Other, Urban Fellows Programme (UFP), IIHS
  • Scoping study of human migration and displacement within India
  • Intersections of Just Energy Transition and Climate-Induced Migration in India “CLIMIGRATION”
  • Climate Change Local Adaptation Pathways (CLAPs)