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Urban planning for healthy cities a review of the progress of the european healthy cities programme (2013)
Journal Article
Barton, H., & Grant, M. (2013). Urban planning for healthy cities a review of the progress of the european healthy cities programme. Journal of Urban Health, 90(SUPPL 1), 129-141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-011-9649-3

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the progress made by European cities in relation to Healthy Urban Planning (HUP) during Phase IV of the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities programme (2003-2008). The introduction sets out the general p... Read More about Urban planning for healthy cities a review of the progress of the european healthy cities programme.

Engaging a wider public health workforce for the future: A public health practitioner in residence approach (2013)
Journal Article
Grant, M., Pilkington, P., Marco, E., Grant, M., & Orme, J. (2013). Engaging a wider public health workforce for the future: A public health practitioner in residence approach. Public Health, 127(5), 427-434. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2012.12.026

This paper outlines and assesses a project that sought to use a studio residency (a public health practitioner in residence) as a vehicle to introduce public health issues and concepts into the curricula of a studio cohort of fifth and sixth year arc... Read More about Engaging a wider public health workforce for the future: A public health practitioner in residence approach.

Health and the built environment: Expert seminar report for public health England (2013)
Report
Burgess, S., Grant, M., & Scally, G. (2013). Health and the built environment: Expert seminar report for public health England

The connection between health and the built environment is not new. The sanitary revolution of the 19th century was largely based on tackling problems in the urban environment. The connection between health and issues such as housing, transport, air... Read More about Health and the built environment: Expert seminar report for public health England.

Strategic approaches to ESD and sustainability at the University of the West of England (2013)
Book Chapter
Grant, M. (2013). Strategic approaches to ESD and sustainability at the University of the West of England. In H. Luna, S. Stirling, & L. Maxey (Eds.), The Sustainable University - Process and Prospects, 252-253. Routledge

This article appears as a case study in Chapter 12 of The Sustainable University - Process and Prospects: "Whole institutional change towards sustainable universities"

Understanding the role of universities in the European Healthy Cities Programme (2012)
Journal Article
Bird, C., & Grant, M. (2012). Understanding the role of universities in the European Healthy Cities Programme

The WHO Collaborating Centre is a founder member of HAVEN, a European consortium of universities and healthy cities set up to provide academic support to the European Healthy City Network (EHCN). In order to identify which ‘healthy city’ goals and ac... Read More about Understanding the role of universities in the European Healthy Cities Programme.

Suburban solutions: The other side of the story (2011)
Journal Article
Barton, H., Grant, M., & Horswell, M. W. (2011). Suburban solutions: The other side of the story. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 80(7/8), 339-345

How much does urban form affect levels of active travel and transport carbon emissions? It is all too easy for policy-makers to jump to simple conclusions, but the answer is both complex and contested. Here Hugh Barton, Marcus Grant and Michael Horsw... Read More about Suburban solutions: The other side of the story.

Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England (2011)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Grant, M., & Burgess, S. (2011). Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England

This paper examines an exciting regional programme that sought to develop the capability and capacity of public health and planning professionals to engage in Health Impact Assessment (HIA) of new residential developments. Health Impact Assessment i... Read More about Developing capacity and capability in health impact assessment across the South West of England.

Overcoming isolation in distance learning: Building a learning community through time and space (2010)
Journal Article
Croft, N., Dalton, A., & Grant, M. (2010). Overcoming isolation in distance learning: Building a learning community through time and space. Journal for Education in the Built Environment, 5(1), 27-64

The rise in popularity of distance education programmes, taught through web-based media, belies the difficulty in preparing, delivering and studying on such programmes. Preparing and providing quality material and a rich learning experience are key... Read More about Overcoming isolation in distance learning: Building a learning community through time and space.

Educating the built environment professions to secure the healthy communities of the future (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, C., & Grant, M. (2010, April). Educating the built environment professions to secure the healthy communities of the future. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research conference 2010

The Government’s Foresight obesity report and other key documents have identified the built environment as having a significant impact on public health. The RTPI too is identifying this as an important area for planners and launched Good Practice not... Read More about Educating the built environment professions to secure the healthy communities of the future.

Shaping neighbourhoods for local health and global sustainability (2nd ed.) (2010)
Book
Barton, H., Grant, M., & Guise, R. (2010). Shaping neighbourhoods for local health and global sustainability (2nd ed.). Routledge

Joint principal author with Barton and editor. Two year comprehensive update to previous edition. Sponsored by WHO. Foreword by Mike Kelly from the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence. Launched at a major southwest regional conferenc... Read More about Shaping neighbourhoods for local health and global sustainability (2nd ed.).

Building health into our plans from the start: Report and review of the health impact assessment workshop on the Knowle West Regeneration Strategy; Wednesday 21 July 2010 (2010)
Report
Hewitt, S., & Grant, M. (2010). Building health into our plans from the start: Report and review of the health impact assessment workshop on the Knowle West Regeneration Strategy; Wednesday 21 July 2010

Knowle West in South Bristol has a population of about 15,000 and was mostly built in the 1920s and 1950s. Although for many Knowle West is a great place to live and there is a strong sense of community, it has high levels of deprivation, with some... Read More about Building health into our plans from the start: Report and review of the health impact assessment workshop on the Knowle West Regeneration Strategy; Wednesday 21 July 2010.

How to help plan a healthy, sustainable low-carbon community (2009)
Book Chapter
Barton, H., Grant, M., & Insall, P. (2009). How to help plan a healthy, sustainable low-carbon community. In J. Griffiths, M. Rao, F. Adshead, & A. Thorpe (Eds.), The Health Practitioner''s Guide to Climate Change, 160-195. Earthscan