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Typologies of knowledge for healthy streets: The need for an interdisciplinary paradigm for public health and design practice (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Drane, M., & Carmichael, L. (2018, October). Typologies of knowledge for healthy streets: The need for an interdisciplinary paradigm for public health and design practice. Paper presented at City Street 3, Beirut, Lebanon

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a global health challenge and physical environment factors play a material role in NCDs. The residential street is a building block of the physical environment and has been identified a place to integrate health... Read More about Typologies of knowledge for healthy streets: The need for an interdisciplinary paradigm for public health and design practice.

Healthy architecture: A conceptual framework for the integration of public health into the architectural profession (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, October). Healthy architecture: A conceptual framework for the integration of public health into the architectural profession. Paper presented at World Health Organisation International Healthy Cities Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The WHO Healthy City strategy places focus on the role the built environment plays as a determinant of health. There is a well-established need for intersectoral work, collaboration and research in order to improve the health of urban populations. Al... Read More about Healthy architecture: A conceptual framework for the integration of public health into the architectural profession.

Improving place-based health: Innovative use of digital technologies to measure health & wellbeing on University Campus environments (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, September). Improving place-based health: Innovative use of digital technologies to measure health & wellbeing on University Campus environments. Presented at Advancing work, health and well-being in rural and urban Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

This research examines the relationship between University campuses and mental wellbeing. The environmental setting of a campus plays a significant role in determining the mental health and wellbeing outcomes of individuals. The peak time for the eme... Read More about Improving place-based health: Innovative use of digital technologies to measure health & wellbeing on University Campus environments.

The healthy university: The integration of public health into University campus developments to improve wellbeing (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, September). The healthy university: The integration of public health into University campus developments to improve wellbeing. Paper presented at City Health International Conference, Odessa, Ukraine

Improving health and wellbeing is seen as one of the key challenges of our time. The challenges cannot be resolved solely through local government or national health services; instead it requires much greater integration from all sectors of the econo... Read More about The healthy university: The integration of public health into University campus developments to improve wellbeing.

Updating the determinants of health model in the information age (2018)
Journal Article
Rice, L., & Sara, R. (2019). Updating the determinants of health model in the information age. Health Promotion International, 34(6), 1241-1249. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/day064

In 1991, Dahlgren and Whitehead produced a highly influential model of the determinants of health that has since been used by numerous national and international public health organizations globally. The purpose of the model is to enable intervention... Read More about Updating the determinants of health model in the information age.

Plant species or flower colour diversity? Identifying the drivers of public and invertebrate response to designed annual meadows (2018)
Journal Article
Hoyle, H., Norton, B., Dunnett, N., Richards, J. P., Russell, J. M., & Warren, P. (2018). Plant species or flower colour diversity? Identifying the drivers of public and invertebrate response to designed annual meadows. Landscape and Urban Planning, 180, 103-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2018.08.017

© 2018 The Authors There is increasing evidence of the benefits of introducing urban meadows as an alternative to amenity mown grass in public greenspaces, both for biodiversity, and human wellbeing. Developing a better understanding of the meadow ch... Read More about Plant species or flower colour diversity? Identifying the drivers of public and invertebrate response to designed annual meadows.

Healthy cities and tourism: integrating healthy lifestyles and tourism practices (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Rice, L. (2018). Healthy cities and tourism: integrating healthy lifestyles and tourism practices.

Tourism is transforming many societies, economies and cities. As tourism increases globally, to hitherto unprecedented numbers, there are corresponding transformations in the urban environments catering for tourist practices. However, there is a dive... Read More about Healthy cities and tourism: integrating healthy lifestyles and tourism practices.

Designing health equity in disaster affected urban areas: From hard engineering to holistic engineering (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, August). Designing health equity in disaster affected urban areas: From hard engineering to holistic engineering. Presented at Building Resilience in Flood Disaster Management in Northern Peru, Peru

Making cities more resilient to disasters, such as floods, is a fundamental aspect of maintaining a healthy urban population. Approaches to flood disaster management can also contribute to broader improvements to public health if implemented correctl... Read More about Designing health equity in disaster affected urban areas: From hard engineering to holistic engineering.

Improving social and environmental resilience through the development of healthier urban and rural environments (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, July). Improving social and environmental resilience through the development of healthier urban and rural environments. Poster presented at Social Ecological Resilience to River Floods and Coastal Disasters, Brazil

The research focuses on how to make urban and rural settlements greener, healthier and more resilient. The increase in the global population combined with massive urbanisation is increasing need for risk resilience from disasters, particularly in coa... Read More about Improving social and environmental resilience through the development of healthier urban and rural environments.

Co-designing the healthy city; approaches for integrating new technologies and collaborative working (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, July). Co-designing the healthy city; approaches for integrating new technologies and collaborative working. Paper presented at Data Analytics for Future Cities Research, Danang, Vietnam

The research focuses on healthy cities, particularly how to make urban environments healthier, more sustainable and more liveable. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have replaced their Millennium Development Goals with much more of a focus on he... Read More about Co-designing the healthy city; approaches for integrating new technologies and collaborative working.

The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, June). The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities. Presented at The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities., Xian, China

The research examines innovative approaches to designing new urban areas and retrofitting existing cities to enable healthier outcomes. The design and layout of the built environment is a significant determinant of human health. Simultaneously, achie... Read More about The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities.

Healthy architectural ecology: Designing and constructing healthier built environments (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, March). Healthy architectural ecology: Designing and constructing healthier built environments. Paper presented at S.Arch: 6th International Conference on Architecture and Urban Design, Havana, Cuba

The built environment is the location where the majority of the world’s population resides. Urban residents spend over 90% of their time indoors. Yet the design of the built environment is also linked to unhealthy lifestyles. How we design cities and... Read More about Healthy architectural ecology: Designing and constructing healthier built environments.

Developing a framework for integrating disaster resilience and healthy cities (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, January). Developing a framework for integrating disaster resilience and healthy cities. Presented at Localising Strategies for Making Cities Resilient to Disasters Workshop, Philippines

In 2015, the UN adopted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR 2015-2030) with the goal of reducing disaster risks and the consequent loss of life and livelihoods. As part of this goal, the UNISDR produced the framework ‘Ten Essenti... Read More about Developing a framework for integrating disaster resilience and healthy cities.