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The paradox of intensification (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S. (2010, December). The paradox of intensification. Presented at Centre for Transport and Society Winter Conference

Intensifying cities, increasing their population density, reduces overall car use with benefits to the global environment, but also increases concentrations of traffic, worsening local conditions, unless it is accompanied by constraints on car owners... Read More about The paradox of intensification.

Slum genealogy (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2010, December). Slum genealogy. Presented at Destination Slum! International Conference

The slum is consuming the world. Thus slums by virtue of their presence: as a utopian model – always present, everywhere and always the same: have power. They have become more powerful than the formal city, princes and philosophers alike are drawn to... Read More about Slum genealogy.

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

Carfree, low car - what's the difference? (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S. (2010, October). Carfree, low car - what's the difference?. Paper presented at European Transport Conference

This paper aims to propose a definition and typology of carfree development and to assess the benefits and problems associated with it. It aims to contrast these with the concept and practice of ‘low car’ development. Through a review of the litera... Read More about Carfree, low car - what's the difference?.

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.

The use of a Health Impact Assessment to support the preservation of allotment gardens for community health and well-being (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Millar, P. (2010, April). The use of a Health Impact Assessment to support the preservation of allotment gardens for community health and well-being. Presented at British Psychological Society Annual Conference 2010

Purpose: To illustrate the use of a psychology-led Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to promote the benefits of preserving an allotment for community mental and physical well-being.

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.

Conceptual model for determining the effects of built environmental characteristics on children’s quality outdoor play (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Shirin, R., & Mahdjoubi, L. (2010, February). Conceptual model for determining the effects of built environmental characteristics on children’s quality outdoor play. Paper presented at Fourth International Conference on Design Principles and Practices

The purpose of this paper is to propose a conceptual model to examine the effects of built environmental characteristics on the quality of children’s outdoor play. The proposed conceptual model identifies the predominant research issues, which have s... Read More about Conceptual model for determining the effects of built environmental characteristics on children’s quality outdoor play.

Towards a suburban renaissance (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2010, January). Towards a suburban renaissance. Paper presented at Urban Planning and Environment International Conference



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