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Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment. House of Lords: Private Briefing Seminar. The impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
The impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing. Presented at Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment. House of Lords: Private Briefing Seminar, House of Lords

Presentation to the House of Lords' Select Committee on a National Policy for the Built Environment. The paper aimed at scoping the work of the HL select committee

Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning (2015)
Book Chapter
Barton, H., & Grant, M. (2015). Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning. In H. Barton, S. Thompson, S. Burgess, & M. Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future (225-238). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

Barton and Grant, discuss neighbourhood design in depth. The concept and importance of the ‘neighbourhood’ as a setting for health is presented. Spatial patterning of urban growth fits into a number of archetypes, dictated by either market forces or... Read More about Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning.

Freiburg: Green capital of Europe (2015)
Book Chapter
Grant, M., & Barton, H. (2015). Freiburg: Green capital of Europe. In H. Barton, S. Thompson, S. Burgess, & M. Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future (540-551). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge

The spatial configuration of Freiburg is examined with respect to how land use and transport policies have been developed that have achieved a good quality of life across the life-course, whilst also minimising global footprint. A systemic analys... Read More about Freiburg: Green capital of Europe.

The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being (2015)
Book
Barton, H., Thompson, S., Burgess, S., & Grant, M. (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being. Routledge

Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot... Read More about The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being.

Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S. (2015, January). Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?. Paper presented at 47th Annual UTSG Conference, London, UK

This article responds to Graham-Rowe et al. (2011), which categorised 77 evaluations of transport interventions into 5 levels of ‘quality’. This article focuses on Graham-Rowe et al.’s treatment of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and their recom... Read More about Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?.

Informal architecture/s (2015)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2015). Informal architecture/s. In L. Rice, & D. Littlefield (Eds.), Transgression: Towards an Expanded Field of Architecture (87-101). London: Routledge

This chapter is a critical examination of the architecture/s of informal cities. Informal cities will house the majority of the world’s urban population by the middle of this century. The scale of this new development is unprecedented in its scale, e... Read More about Informal architecture/s.

European Healthy City Network Phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning (2015)
Journal Article
Grant, M. (2015). European Healthy City Network Phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning. Health Promotion International, 30(S1), i54-i70. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dav033

© The Author 2015. Published by Oxford University Press. All rights reserved. There is a tradition of planning cities and their infrastructure to successfully tackle communicable disease arising from urban development. Non-communicable disease follow... Read More about European Healthy City Network Phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning.

Trending now: Future directions in digital media for the public health sector (2014)
Journal Article
Burke-Garcia, A., & Scally, G. (2014). Trending now: Future directions in digital media for the public health sector. Journal of Public Health, 36(4), 527-534. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdt125

© The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of Public Health. Background Digital media usage is expanding enormously and is starting to be used as a public health intervention and communication tool. It has an ability... Read More about Trending now: Future directions in digital media for the public health sector.

Shared space: Research, policy and problems (2014)
Journal Article
Moody, S., & Melia, S. (2014). Shared space: Research, policy and problems. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, 167(6), 384-392. https://doi.org/10.1680/tran.12.00047

Shared space is an approach to street design which minimises demarcations between vehicles and pedestrians. It has become particularly influential in the UK, where a comprehensive study of shared space schemes has informed recently published nationa... Read More about Shared space: Research, policy and problems.

The nature of society: Enmapping nature, space and society into a town-green hybrid (2014)
Journal Article
Rice, L. (2014). The nature of society: Enmapping nature, space and society into a town-green hybrid. Culture Unbound, 6(1), 981-996. https://doi.org/10.3384/cu.2000.1525.146981

The paper describes the transformation of derelict land into a ‘town-green’ and the role legislation played in transforming social and natural relationships. Town-green denotes a legal status under the Great Britain Commons Act (2006) that protects c... Read More about The nature of society: Enmapping nature, space and society into a town-green hybrid.

A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, June). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 2014 Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research, Solihull

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

Public health profession (2014)
Book Chapter
Scally, G. (2014). Public health profession. In T. Culyer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Health Economics. UK: Elsevier

A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, March). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2014, March). A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010. Poster presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Summary This study presents an assessment of exposure to ozone exceedences across Europe using a new methodology based around the Eurostat degree of urbanisation (DEGURBA) classification, which provides the ability to categorise exposure into ‘Urban... Read More about A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010.

Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students (2014)
Journal Article
Orme, J., & Coghill, N. (2014). Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students. Health Education Journal, 73(2), 192-200. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896912471041

Setting: The United Kingdom (UK) government has acknowledged that there is a problem with excess alcohol consumption, in particular amongst young people. Higher education is an important health promotion setting in which to explore not only how sensi... Read More about Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students.

Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records (2014)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. A. (2014). Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records. BMC Public Health, 14, Article 78. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-78

Background: Deaths and injuries on the road remain a major cause of premature death among young people across the world. Routinely collected data usually focuses on the mechanism of road traffic collisions and basic demographic data of those involved... Read More about Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records.

Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Melia, S., Knies, G., & Laurie, H. (2014, January). Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study. Paper presented at 46th Universities' Transport Studies Group Conference, Newcastle University

Recent research has indicated that changes in travel behaviour are more likely at the time of major life events. However, there remains much to learn about the extent to which different life events trigger behavioural change and the conditions under... Read More about Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study.

Variations in car type, size, usage and emissions across Great Britain and relationships with socio-demographic characteristics (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., Wilson, R., Anable, J., & Cairns, S. (2014, January). Variations in car type, size, usage and emissions across Great Britain and relationships with socio-demographic characteristics. Paper presented at 46th Universities' Transport Studies Group, Annual Conference January 2014, Newcastle

This paper is an early output from the EPSRC/RCUK Energy Programme project, MOT (Motoring and vehicle Ownership Trends in the UK). The MOT test record dataset recently released by the Department for Transport provides the ability to estimate annual m... Read More about Variations in car type, size, usage and emissions across Great Britain and relationships with socio-demographic characteristics.

Effects of interactive real-time simulations and humanoid avatars on consumers' responses in online house products marketing (2014)
Journal Article
Mahdjoubi, L., Hao Koh, J., & Moobela, C. (2014). Effects of interactive real-time simulations and humanoid avatars on consumers' responses in online house products marketing. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 29(1), 31-46. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8667.2012.00775.x

Interactive product presentation techniques have recently gained importance in online marketing of house products. Real-time simulation offers a high level interactive presentation with more powerful features to present product functions and variatio... Read More about Effects of interactive real-time simulations and humanoid avatars on consumers' responses in online house products marketing.

Co-managing carbon and air quality: Pros and cons of local sustainability initiatives (2014)
Journal Article
Tiwary, A., Chatterton, T., & Namdeo, A. (2014). Co-managing carbon and air quality: Pros and cons of local sustainability initiatives. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57(8), 1266-1283. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2013.802677

This paper reports the pros and cons of co-management (i.e. concerted actions towards climate change and air quality management) through local sustainability initiatives using three case studies, each encompassing the planning and management issues a... Read More about Co-managing carbon and air quality: Pros and cons of local sustainability initiatives.