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The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Bray, I., West, H., & Sinnett, D. (2023, September). The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol. Paper presented at RECLAIM Conference, University of Surrey

This presentation was given at the RECLAIM Network conference in September 2023. In this project we investigate the relationship between GBGI and self-reported life satisfaction and wellbeing over a long time period at high-resolution in Bristol. Mul... Read More about The role of GBGI in levelling up in Bristol.

Exploring the role of exposure to green and blue spaces in preventing anxiety and depression among young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings: A systematic review and conceptual framework (2022)
Journal Article
Bray, I., Reece, R., Sinnett, D., Martin, F., & Hayward, R. (2022). Exploring the role of exposure to green and blue spaces in preventing anxiety and depression among young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings: A systematic review and conceptual framework. Environmental Research, 214(4), 114081. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2022.114081

Despite the growing problem of anxiety and depression amongst young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings, reviews about the role of exposure to green and blue spaces or nature in preventing anxiety and depression tend to focus on children... Read More about Exploring the role of exposure to green and blue spaces in preventing anxiety and depression among young people aged 14–24 years living in urban settings: A systematic review and conceptual framework.

Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: A review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues (2021)
Report
Regional Office for Europe, W. Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: A review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues. Copenhagen: WHO Regional Office for Europe

Across the WHO European Region, the urban population is growing steadily and demand for land is rapidly increasing. Revitalizing and/or remediating industrial sites and contaminated land present an opportunity for sustainable urban development and re... Read More about Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: A review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues.

Body dissatisfaction predicts the onset of depression among adolescent females and males: A prospective study (2020)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Lewis-Smith, H., Slater, A., & Bray, I. (2021). Body dissatisfaction predicts the onset of depression among adolescent females and males: A prospective study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 75(4), 343-348. https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2019-213033

Rationale: Body dissatisfaction is prevalent in mid-adolescence and may be associated with the onset of depression. Objective: The study assessed the influence of body dissatisfaction on the occurrence of later depressive episodes in a population-bas... Read More about Body dissatisfaction predicts the onset of depression among adolescent females and males: A prospective study.

Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: A mixed methods review (2019)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Gibbons, L., Bray, I., & Gray, S. (2019). Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: A mixed methods review. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 19(1), Article 181. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12874-019-0825-6

Background Loneliness and social isolation are major determinants of mental wellbeing, especially among older adults. The effectiveness of interventions to address loneliness and social isolation among older adults has been questioned due to the lac... Read More about Methods of identifying and recruiting older people at risk of social isolation and loneliness: A mixed methods review.

Research Methods for Public Health
Book
McClean, S., Bray, I., de Viggiani, N., Bird, E., & Pilkington, P. (2019). Research Methods for Public Health. London: SAGE Publication

Public health research has undoubtedly played a key role in advancing people’s health and wellbeing. Recent successes in public health research are evident in celebrated achievements in health improvement and health protection, including advances in... Read More about Research Methods for Public Health.