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The need for improved sensing technology for estimating emissions and concentrations of pollution at ground-level in the lower latitudes space for Africa: Joint participation, knowledge development and sharing (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Fagbeja, M., Hill, J., Chatterton, T., & Longhurst, J. (2010, November). The need for improved sensing technology for estimating emissions and concentrations of pollution at ground-level in the lower latitudes space for Africa: Joint participation, knowledge development and sharing. Presented at International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) 3rd African Regional Conference

Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience (2010)
Journal Article
Regmi, K., Regmi, K. R., Naidoo, J., Pilkington, P., & Greer, A. (2010). Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 24(4), 361-382. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777261011064986

Purpose: Despite enormous progress in health globally, primary healthcare services in many developing countries are facing different challenges. Many studies have documented that decentralisation could be useful in supporting and developing health se... Read More about Understanding the effect of decentralisation on health services: The Nepalese experience.

Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities (2010)
Journal Article
Marston, C., Gilmore, A., Duckett, K., Pilkington, P., Adams, E., Lock, K., …Marston, C. (2010). Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities. Tobacco Control, 19(5), 391-397. https://doi.org/10.1136/tc.2009.032318

Objective To explore social and behavioural impacts of English smoke-free legislation (SFL) in different ethnic groups. Design A longitudinal, qualitative panel study of smokers using in-depth interviews conducted before and after introduction of SFL... Read More about Evaluating social and behavioural impacts of english smoke-free legislation in different ethnic and age groups: Implications for reducing smoking-related health inequalities.

The potential impact from increased use of wood fuelled biomass on local air quality in London: lessons to exchange with mega-cities in developing countries (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., Leksmono, N., & Longhurst, J. (2010, October). The potential impact from increased use of wood fuelled biomass on local air quality in London: lessons to exchange with mega-cities in developing countries. Presented at Proceedings of the 2008 International Union of Air Pollution Prevention and Environmental Protection Associations (IUAPPA) Regional Conference

Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Pilkington, P. (2010, September). Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention. Paper presented at Safety 2010: World Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Conference

There is a renewed emphasis on the importance of place as a major health determinant, including the need to promote healthier and more sustainable environments and communities. This is in the main a response to two of the most pressing public health... Read More about Promoting healthy and sustainable environments: opportunities for injury prevention.

Decentralization and district health services in Nepal: Understanding the views of service users and service providers (2010)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P. A., Regmi, K., Regmi, K. R., Naidoo, J., Pilkington, P., & Greer, A. (2010). Decentralization and district health services in Nepal: Understanding the views of service users and service providers. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 406-417. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdp116

Background: Within the decentralization framework of Government, the Ministry of Health (MoH) Nepal initiated the decentralization of primary care services closer to citizens. This paper aims to examine and understand the effect of decentralization a... Read More about Decentralization and district health services in Nepal: Understanding the views of service users and service providers.

Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes (2010)
Journal Article
McEachran, M., Pilkington, P., Evans, D., Evans, D., Pilkington, P., & McEachran, M. (2010). Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 418-426. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdq014

Background: There has been a philosophical commitment to participation in public health since the 1970s. UK policy rhetoric on participation in public health has been particularly marked since 1997. It is less clear that participatory approaches have... Read More about Rhetoric or reality? A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes.

A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes (2010)
Journal Article
Evans, D., Pilkington, P., & McEachran, M. (2010). A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes. Journal of Public Health, 32(3), 418-426. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdq014

Background: There has been a philosophical commitment to participation in public health since the 1970s. UK policy rhetoric on participation in public health has been particularly marked since 1997. It is less clear that participatory approaches have... Read More about A systematic review of the impact of participatory approaches by UK public health units on health and social outcomes.

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.

Integrating health and sustainability: The higher education sector as a timely catalyst (2010)
Journal Article
Orme, J., & Dooris, M. (2010). Integrating health and sustainability: The higher education sector as a timely catalyst. Health Education Research, 25(3), 425-437. https://doi.org/10.1093/her/cyq020

Higher education is an influential sector with enormous potential to impact positively on health and sustainability. The purpose of this paper was to explore its emergent role as a key setting for promoting health and sustainability and for addressin... Read More about Integrating health and sustainability: The higher education sector as a timely catalyst.

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.

A longitudinal study of the links between local air quality management and local transport planning policy processes in England (2010)
Journal Article
Parkhurstb, G. P., Longhurst, J. W., Leksmono, N. S., Hayes, E. T., Olowoporoku, A. O., Hayes, E. T., …Parkhurst, G. (2010). A longitudinal study of the links between local air quality management and local transport planning policy processes in England. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 53(3), 385-403. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640561003613179

The second round of the Local Transport Plan (LTP2) process in England presents unique challenges and opportunities for integrating Local Air Quality Management (LAQM) within current transport planning policy. Using content analysis of LTP2 documents... Read More about A longitudinal study of the links between local air quality management and local transport planning policy processes in England.

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.).