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Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterjee, K., Sinnett, D., Williams, K., & Cavill, N. (2011, September). Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge. Paper presented at UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference

The principle that the built environment should be supportive of walking is generally accepted and a wide range of interventions have been carried out in recent years with the aim of increasing walking. This paper presents the findings from a study c... Read More about Creating built environments that promote walking and health: Assessing the current state of knowledge.

Effects of learning styles on engaging children in school projects (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Akplotsyi, R., & Mahdjoubi, L. (2011, September). Effects of learning styles on engaging children in school projects. Paper presented at ARCOM

The importance of children’s engagement in school projects has been widely acknowledged. Despite various initiatives and efforts promote it, the effectiveness of children’s engagement has remained limited. Available evidence suggests that most prev... Read More about Effects of learning styles on engaging children in school projects.

Crit(ical) encounters (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L., & Sara, R. (2011, August). Crit(ical) encounters. Presented at Architectural Education Encounters Conference

The crit forms the primary narrative through which architectural education is operationalized. The crit or ‘design review’ inhabits a liminal space through which the process of learning architecture and development of professionalism are curated. For... Read More about Crit(ical) encounters.

Determination of urban sustainability compliance with national indicators (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Mahdjoubi, L., Horswell, M. W., & Akplotsyi, R. (2011, July). Determination of urban sustainability compliance with national indicators. Paper presented at Sustainable Development and Planning 2011

Improvements in methodologies for measuring and capturing data for the UK’s sustainability indicators (social, economic and environmental) means there is now a wealth of accurate and reliable approaches to assess sustainability levels. However the ma... Read More about Determination of urban sustainability compliance with national indicators.

Health, ageing and the built environment: Influencing local policy and service delivery (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Bird, C. (2011, July). Health, ageing and the built environment: Influencing local policy and service delivery. Presented at Ageing and Disability Research: Creating Impact Locally

An overview of how research findings can be used to improve local policy/service delivery whoever might be providing the service. Possible mechanisms for influence draw on experiences in working with Bristol and the South West - for example through s... Read More about Health, ageing and the built environment: Influencing local policy and service delivery.

Health integrated planning: Impediments and opportunities (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Barton, H., & Carmichael, L. (2011, July). Health integrated planning: Impediments and opportunities. Paper presented at World Planning Schools Congress

This article examines the degree to which health is incorporated in planning systems through plan preparation and appraisal. It identifies the key barriers to health-integration, examples of good practice, and opportunities for improvement. It is bas... Read More about Health integrated planning: Impediments and opportunities.

Effective integration of health into urban spatial planning through spatial plans and impact assessment methods (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2011, February). Effective integration of health into urban spatial planning through spatial plans and impact assessment methods. Paper presented at South West Public Health Scientific Conference 2011

Background The paper will report on a recent series of 3 reviews carried out for NICE in 2010 and identifying barriers that impede the full integration of health into development planning, and facilitators that enable or promote that integration.... Read More about Effective integration of health into urban spatial planning through spatial plans and impact assessment methods.

Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists (2011)
Presentation / Conference
Bartle, C., Avineri, E., & Chatterjee, K. (2011, January). Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists. Paper presented at 43rd Universities Transport Study Group Conference

Research into the use and behavioural effects of travel information has concentrated on top-down information from transport providers, but little is known about the role of informal information, shared through word-of-mouth, in everyday travel behavi... Read More about Information-sharing, community-building and trust: A case study amongst commuter cyclists.

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.



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