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A guide to architecture for the public health workforce (2019)
Journal Article
Marsh, R., Pilkington, P., & Rice, L. (2020). A guide to architecture for the public health workforce. Public Health, 178, 120-123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.09.013

Background Public health and environmental challenges facing the world in the 21st century, including the ageing population, increasing urbanisation, rise of non-communicable diseases and climate instability, require an interdisciplinary response.... Read More about A guide to architecture for the public health workforce.

Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK (2019)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Bray, I., Pilkington, P., & Parkin, J. (2019). Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK. Injury Prevention, https://doi.org/10.1136/injuryprev-2019-043305

Twenty mph (32km/hr) or 30km/hr speed limits represent a potential strategy to reduce urban road injuries and are becoming increasingly widespread. However, no study has conducted a robust evaluation of the effects of city-wide 20mph speed limits on... Read More about Effects of city-wide 20mph (30km/hr) speed limits on road injuries in Bristol, UK.

Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies (2019)
Journal Article
Ige-Elegbede, J., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Powell, J. (2019). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Preventive Medicine Reports, 15, 100952. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2019.100952

Older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups experience a relatively higher burden of physical inactivity compared with their counterparts from non-BME groups. Despite the increasing number of qualitative studies investigating the barrier... Read More about Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among adults and older adults from Black and Minority Ethnic groups in the UK: A systematic review of qualitative studies.

Spatial planning and health: From evidence identification to implementation (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Ige, J., & Pilkington, P. (2019, March). Spatial planning and health: From evidence identification to implementation. Presented at Spatial Planning for Health Seminar

On Thursday 14th March 2019 Paul Pilkington, Emma Bird and Janet Ige (CPHWB) attended the first annual Public Health England Spatial Planning for Health seminar at The Oval cricket ground in London. The team were invited to deliver the opening presen... Read More about Spatial planning and health: From evidence identification to implementation.

The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., & Pilkington, P. (2018, December). The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health. Presented at Building health into the urban environment: Evidence and opportunities

As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded UPSTREAM project, a systematic review compiled evidence investigating the impact on health and wellbeing of five thematic areas of urban development design: transport, buildings, food, natural environment, and nei... Read More about The state of the evidence: What we know, and don’t know, about the interaction of environment and health.

Exploring the multidisciplinary extent of public health career structures in 12 countries: an exploratory mapping (2018)
Journal Article
Manyara, A., Buunaaisie, C., Annett, H., Bird, E., Bray, I., Ige, J., …Evans, D. (2018). Exploring the multidisciplinary extent of public health career structures in 12 countries: an exploratory mapping. Journal of Public Health, 40(4), e538-e544. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdy057

Background: While much is known about multidisciplinary public health (MDPH) professional practice in the UK which developed particularly in the 1990s, little is known about it in other settings especially low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Thi... Read More about Exploring the multidisciplinary extent of public health career structures in 12 countries: an exploratory mapping.

Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among Black and Minority Ethnic adults and older adults in the United Kingdom: A meta-ethnographic study (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Gray, S., & Powell, J. (2018, October). Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among Black and Minority Ethnic adults and older adults in the United Kingdom: A meta-ethnographic study. Presented at 7th International Society for Physical Activity and Health Congress

Introduction: Older adults from socially disadvantaged groups and BME groups experience a relatively higher burden of physical inactivity. BME communities in the UK experience a considerably higher burden of disease than non-BME counterparts. Despite... Read More about Barriers and facilitators of physical activity among Black and Minority Ethnic adults and older adults in the United Kingdom: A meta-ethnographic study.

The effectiveness of a 20 mph speed limit intervention on vehicle speeds in Bristol, UK: A non-randomised stepped wedge design (2018)
Journal Article
Bornioli, A., Bray, I., Pilkington, P., & Bird, E. L. (2018). The effectiveness of a 20 mph speed limit intervention on vehicle speeds in Bristol, UK: A non-randomised stepped wedge design. Journal of Transport and Health, 11, 47-55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.09.009

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Twenty mph (32.2 km/h) speed limits across urban areas are becoming a widespread tool for public health and road danger reduction globally. Determining the effectiveness of these interventions on motorised vehicle speeds is a cruc... Read More about The effectiveness of a 20 mph speed limit intervention on vehicle speeds in Bristol, UK: A non-randomised stepped wedge design.

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.

Moving health upstream in urban development: Reflections on the operationalization of a transdisciplinary case study (2018)
Journal Article
Black, D., Scally, G., Orme, J., Hunt, A., Pilkington, P., Lawrence, R., & Ebi, K. (2019). Moving health upstream in urban development: Reflections on the operationalization of a transdisciplinary case study. Global Challenges, 3(4), 1700103. https://doi.org/10.1002/gch2.201700103

This paper describes the development, conceptualization, and implementation of a transdisciplinary research pilot, the aim of which is to understand how human and planetary health could become a priority for those who control the urban development pr... Read More about Moving health upstream in urban development: Reflections on the operationalization of a transdisciplinary case study.

Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review (2018)
Journal Article
Bird, E., Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Pinto, A., Petrokofsky, C., & Burgess-Allen, J. (2018). Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review. BMC Public Health, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5870-2

© 2018 The Author(s). Background: The built and natural environment and health are inextricably linked. However, there is considerable debate surrounding the strength and quality of the evidence base underpinning principles of good practice for built... Read More about Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review.

Employability and career experiences of international graduates of MSc Public Health: a mixed methods study (2018)
Journal Article
Buunaaisie, C., Manyara, A., Annett, H., Bird, E., Bray, I., Ige, J., …Evans, D. (2018). Employability and career experiences of international graduates of MSc Public Health: a mixed methods study. Public Health, 160, 62-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2018.03.032

© 2018 The Royal Society for Public Health Objectives: This article aims to describe the public health career experiences of international graduates of a Master of Science in Public Health (MSc PH) programme and to contribute to developing the eviden... Read More about Employability and career experiences of international graduates of MSc Public Health: a mixed methods study.

Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Ige, J., Pinto, A., & Pilkington, P. (2018, March). Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference

Aim: This umbrella review aimed to assess relationships between the built and natural environment and health, concentrating on five predefined topic areas: neighbourhood design, housing, food environment, natural and sustainable environment, and tran... Read More about Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review.

Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, E., Ige, J., Pinto, A., & Pilkington, P. (2018, January). Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review. Paper presented at AMPS 2018 Health: The Design, Planning and Politics of How and Where We Live

Aim: This umbrella review aimed to assess relationships between the built and natural environment and health, concentrating on five predefined topic areas: neighbourhood design, housing, food environment, natural and sustainable environment, and tran... Read More about Built and natural environment planning principles for promoting health: An umbrella review.

The Bristol Twenty Miles Per Hour Limit Evaluation (BRITE) Study (2018)
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Pilkington, P., Bornioli, A., Bray, I., & Bird, E. (2018). The Bristol Twenty Miles Per Hour Limit Evaluation (BRITE) Study

This study aimed to evaluate the impact of the roll-out of 20mph speed limits across the city of Bristol. The research took a holistic, public health approach to evaluation, using a variety of data sources to examine changes in vehicle speeds, road t... Read More about The Bristol Twenty Miles Per Hour Limit Evaluation (BRITE) Study.

The impact of the built environment on health: An evidence review (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ige, J., Pilkington, P., Black, D., & Prestwood, E. (2017, October). The impact of the built environment on health: An evidence review. Presented at Healthy City Design International

As part of the Wellcome Trust-funded UPSTREAM project, a systematic review compiled evidence investigating the impact on health and wellbeing of five thematic areas of urban development design: transport, buildings, food, natural environment, and nei... Read More about The impact of the built environment on health: An evidence review.

Spatial planning for health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthy places (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Pinto, A., Bird, E., Ige, J., Burgess-Allen, J., & Pilkington, P. (2017, September). Spatial planning for health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthy places. Paper presented at 14th International Conference on Urban Health. Health Equity: The New Urban Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals

Introduction: There is considerable debate about the strength and quality of the evidence base which underpins principles of good design of the lived environment and the causal pathways to good mental and physical health. In England, there has been n... Read More about Spatial planning for health: An evidence resource for planning and designing healthy places.

Recruitment, employability and career development for international students undertaking the UWE MSc Public Health: Final report (2017)
Report
Buunaaisie, C., Manyara, A., Annett, H., Bird, E., Bray, I., Ige, J., …Evans, D. (2017). Recruitment, employability and career development for international students undertaking the UWE MSc Public Health: Final report

Executive Summary Background Over the last decade, the MSc Public Health at UWE has successfully recruited many international students. An issue for the university in promoting the benefits of the programme internationally is that there is a good c... Read More about Recruitment, employability and career development for international students undertaking the UWE MSc Public Health: Final report.