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Delivering urban health through urban planning and design (2019)
Book Chapter
Vojnovic, I., Pearson, A., Asiki, G., DeVerteuil, G., & Allen, A. (2019). Delivering urban health through urban planning and design. In G. Deverteuil (Ed.), Handbook of Global Urban HealthRoutledge

The world is increasingly becoming urban. Estimates show that 54.6% of the world’s population lived in cities in 2016 with a forecast of 60% by 2030 (UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2016). The 600 largest cities produce 70% of the world’... Read More about Delivering urban health through urban planning and design.

Urban planning as an enabler of urban health: Challenges and good practice in England following the 2012 planning and public health reforms (2019)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Townshend, T. G., Fischer, T. B., Lock, K., Petrokofsky, C., Sheppard, A., …Ogilvie, F. (2019). Urban planning as an enabler of urban health: Challenges and good practice in England following the 2012 planning and public health reforms. Land Use Policy, 84, 154-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.02.043

© 2019 The Authors This article synthesises the challenges faced by the English (urban) spatial planning system to become an enabler of urban health and explores some keys features of the evidence base, policy tools and policy implementation issues t... Read More about Urban planning as an enabler of urban health: Challenges and good practice in England following the 2012 planning and public health reforms.

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

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.

The relationship between buildings and health: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Orme, J., Williams, B., Prestwood, E., Black, D., …Scally, G. (2019). The relationship between buildings and health: A systematic review. Journal of Public Health, 41(2), E121-E132. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy138

© 2018 The Author(s). Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of 268 Public Health. All rights reserved. Background The built environment exerts one of the strongest directly measurable effects on physical and mental health, yet the... Read More about The relationship between buildings and health: A systematic review.

Smart Mobility Cities: Connecting Bristol and Kuala Lumpur project report (2018)
Report
Asirvatham, D., Brohi, S. N., Xion, T. E., Theng, T. G., Fei, N. J., Kaur, S., …Bushell, J. (2018). Smart Mobility Cities: Connecting Bristol and Kuala Lumpur project report

Financed by the British Council Institutional Links program this Smart Mobility Cities project has opened a fascinating window on a journey of discovery linking Bristol and Kuala Lumpur. This journey was in part directed towards the realisation of Sm... Read More about Smart Mobility Cities: Connecting Bristol and Kuala Lumpur project report.

Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference (2017)
Report
Carmichael, L., Racioppi, F., Calvert, T., & Sinnett, D. (2017). Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference

With more than 80% of the European population expected to live in urban areas by 2030, cities play a pivotal role in steering the transition towards a low-carbon society as well as in promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, and preventing and... Read More about Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference.

Healthy cities: The evidence and what to do with it (2017)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L. (2017). Healthy cities: The evidence and what to do with it. Urban Design -New Series-, 142, 20-22

Laurence Carmichael shows how urban designers can help improve wellbeing

Moving health upstream in urban development decision-making (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Black, D., Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Williams, B., Prestwood, E., Hunt, A., …Ogilvie, F. (2017, February). Moving health upstream in urban development decision-making. Presented at The Sustainable Transport & Health Summit

This document presents an overview of a three-year pilot funded by the Wellcome Trust an initiated in 2016. The project has three main strands of work- systematic reviews of evidence linking the quality of urban form to human health impacts, an econo... Read More about Moving health upstream in urban development decision-making.

House of Lords: Revised transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment (2016)
Other
The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment

The document is a transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment Inquiry on BUILT ENVIRONMENT. The three Witnesses were: Dr Laurence Carmichael, Co-ordinator, WHO Collaborating Centre for Heal... Read More about House of Lords: Revised transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment.

Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, December). Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government. Paper presented at Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference - Stakeholders consultation

This presentation introduces the background document: environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: making a difference". The document itself will be launched at the 6th ministerial conference on environment and health, in Ostrava,... Read More about Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government.

Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016 (2016)
Presentation / Conference
carmichael, L., ogilvie, F., & Lock, K. (2016, December). Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016. Paper presented at ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain

This report presents the findings of a roundtable held in the Houses of Parliament on 1st November 2016 with stakeholders, policy-makers in the development process and planning policies in the UK and researchers. The roundtable part of an ESRC spons... Read More about Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016.

Putting the pieces together in Reuniting Planning and Health – Lessons from an ESRC seminar series (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, December). Putting the pieces together in Reuniting Planning and Health – Lessons from an ESRC seminar series. Presented at Launch event of the Town & Country Planning Special Edition on Planning for Health

Invited presentation for the Launch event of the Town & Country Planning special edition on planning for health, 1st December 2016, TCPA London

Evidence base for health and planning – lessons from an ESRC seminar series (2016)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Lock, K., Sweeting, D., Townshend, T., & Fischer, T. B. (2016). Evidence base for health and planning – lessons from an ESRC seminar series. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 85(11), 461-464

The article looks at the lessons on the health and planning evidence base, evidence-sharing and integration that have been emerging from an ESRC seminar series on reuniting health and planning bringing together academics and planning and public healt... Read More about Evidence base for health and planning – lessons from an ESRC seminar series.

2016Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Restoring and sustaining healthy ecosystems for people and planet: Partnerships to jointly deliver on the environmental dimension of Agenda 2030 (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, April). 2016Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Restoring and sustaining healthy ecosystems for people and planet: Partnerships to jointly deliver on the environmental dimension of Agenda 2030. Presented at Preparing for the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2)

Preparing for the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2) The paper contributes to a meeting of the UN Stakeholder forum in London addressing the healthy planet, healthy people agenda. Is this the time for a major global push forward on sec... Read More about 2016Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Restoring and sustaining healthy ecosystems for people and planet: Partnerships to jointly deliver on the environmental dimension of Agenda 2030.

National and local initiatives for closer working between planning and health (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, April). National and local initiatives for closer working between planning and health. Presented at Fuse (Centre for translational research in public health) Quarterly Research Meetings: reuniting planning and health

This is a presentation for the fourth ESRC seminar on “Reuniting Planning and Health” held on 7 April 2016, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Re-uniting Planning and Health: tackling the implementation gaps in evidence, governance and knowledge, funded by... Read More about National and local initiatives for closer working between planning and health.

Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, October). Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing. Presented at All Party Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group: Evidence Session

Briefing Notes and Context The debate about the extent to which, and in what ways, our behaviour is affected by the built environment is not new. Whilst we might use emerging technology, visualising techniques and different data streams to extrapol... Read More about Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing.

Addressing health challenges: the role of urban planning and design (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, October). Addressing health challenges: the role of urban planning and design. Presented at The National Urban Design Conference 2015 - Bristol. Development, Design and Profit in C21. How developers and society can profit from well designed towns and cities

The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts (2015)
Other
Barnes, J., Crawshaw, S., Parkhurst, G., Toy, J., Robinson, B., Ricci, M., …Davis, A. (2015). The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts

THE BRISTOL METHOD The Bristol Method is a knowledge-transfer programme aimed at helping people in other cities understand and apply the lessons that Bristol has learned in becoming a more sustainable city, not just in 2015 but in the last decade.... Read More about The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts.

Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, September). Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges. Presented at Westminster Briefing: Planning Healthy Communities

The role of planning in public health is vital to promoting physical and mental wellbeing. The National Planning Policy Framework highlights the need to include public health considerations in all planning decisions. Furthermore, as public health dut... Read More about Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges.

The availability of brownfield land for housing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Sinnett, D., Williams, K., & Carmichael, L. (2015, September). The availability of brownfield land for housing. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference: Future Planning, Future Cities

Brownfield, or ‘previously developed land’, offers the opportunity for redevelopment and regeneration in areas with existing infrastructure, access to local amenities and proximity to existing communities. They are valuable for urban regeneration and... Read More about The availability of brownfield land for housing.