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The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, June). The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities. Presented at The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities

The research examines innovative approaches to designing new urban areas and retrofitting existing cities to enable healthier outcomes. The design and layout of the built environment is a significant determinant of human health. Simultaneously, achie... Read More about The Healthy City as a system of urban regeneration for improving economic, social & environmental inequalities.

Healthy architectural ecology: Designing and constructing healthier built environments (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, March). Healthy architectural ecology: Designing and constructing healthier built environments. Paper presented at S.Arch: 6th International Conference on Architecture and Urban Design

The built environment is the location where the majority of the world’s population resides. Urban residents spend over 90% of their time indoors. Yet the design of the built environment is also linked to unhealthy lifestyles. How we design cities and... Read More about Healthy architectural ecology: Designing and constructing healthier built environments.

Developing a framework for integrating disaster resilience and healthy cities (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2018, January). Developing a framework for integrating disaster resilience and healthy cities. Presented at Localising Strategies for Making Cities Resilient to Disasters Workshop

In 2015, the UN adopted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR 2015-2030) with the goal of reducing disaster risks and the consequent loss of life and livelihoods. As part of this goal, the UNISDR produced the framework ‘Ten Essenti... Read More about Developing a framework for integrating disaster resilience and healthy cities.

The language of the unheard: Social media and riot subculture/s (2017)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2017). The language of the unheard: Social media and riot subculture/s. In .. The Subcultures Network (Ed.), Youth Culture and Social Change: Making a Difference by Making a Noise, 47-77. Palgrave Macmillan

This chapter examines the relationships between social media, subculture identity and riots. In 2011 riots in Bristol (UK) attracted global media coverage. These riots were one of the first in the UK where social media played a significant role. Soci... Read More about The language of the unheard: Social media and riot subculture/s.

Healthy cities: Integrating healthy lifestyles and sustainable environments (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2017, September). Healthy cities: Integrating healthy lifestyles and sustainable environments. Presented at Sixth International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation

Many of the drivers for climate change are caused by human behaviour, particularly the buildings and cities we live in. Yet solutions to climate change are often too focused on environmental issues that sideline human concerns. Most illnesses that so... Read More about Healthy cities: Integrating healthy lifestyles and sustainable environments.

Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference (2017)
Report
Carmichael, L., Racioppi, F., Calvert, T., & Sinnett, D. (2017). Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference

With more than 80% of the European population expected to live in urban areas by 2030, cities play a pivotal role in steering the transition towards a low-carbon society as well as in promoting and protecting health and wellbeing, and preventing and... Read More about Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference.

Healthy architecture: Designing health into architectural research (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2017, May). Healthy architecture: Designing health into architectural research. Presented at Design Research: Process and Authorship

As a society, we spend 90% of out time indoors and only 10% outdoors. Yet much of the focus for healthy cities is on outdoor space and external environments. Whilst it is important to consider all aspects of a healthy city, at present there is a disp... Read More about Healthy architecture: Designing health into architectural research.

Healthy cities: The evidence and what to do with it (2017)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L. (2017). Healthy cities: The evidence and what to do with it. Urban Design -New Series-, 142, 20-22

Laurence Carmichael shows how urban designers can help improve wellbeing

House of Lords: Revised transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment (2016)
Other
The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment

The document is a transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment Inquiry on BUILT ENVIRONMENT. The three Witnesses were: Dr Laurence Carmichael, Co-ordinator, WHO Collaborating Centre for Heal... Read More about House of Lords: Revised transcript of evidence taken before The Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment.

Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, December). Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government. Paper presented at Environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: Making a difference - Stakeholders consultation

This presentation introduces the background document: environment and health for European cities in the 21st century: making a difference". The document itself will be launched at the 6th ministerial conference on environment and health, in Ostrava,... Read More about Towards the sixth ministerial conference on environment and health: Which role for cities and sub-national level of government.

Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016 (2016)
Presentation / Conference
carmichael, L., ogilvie, F., & Lock, K. (2016, December). Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016. Paper presented at ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain

This report presents the findings of a roundtable held in the Houses of Parliament on 1st November 2016 with stakeholders, policy-makers in the development process and planning policies in the UK and researchers. The roundtable part of an ESRC spons... Read More about Report of the ESRC roundtable: A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain, Houses of Parliament 1st November 2016.

Putting the pieces together in Reuniting Planning and Health – Lessons from an ESRC seminar series (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, December). Putting the pieces together in Reuniting Planning and Health – Lessons from an ESRC seminar series. Presented at Launch event of the Town & Country Planning Special Edition on Planning for Health

Invited presentation for the Launch event of the Town & Country Planning special edition on planning for health, 1st December 2016, TCPA London

Evidence base for health and planning – lessons from an ESRC seminar series (2016)
Journal Article
Carmichael, L., Lock, K., Sweeting, D., Townshend, T., & Fischer, T. B. (2016). Evidence base for health and planning – lessons from an ESRC seminar series. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, 85(11), 461-464

The article looks at the lessons on the health and planning evidence base, evidence-sharing and integration that have been emerging from an ESRC seminar series on reuniting health and planning bringing together academics and planning and public healt... Read More about Evidence base for health and planning – lessons from an ESRC seminar series.

The political space of design research (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Rice, L. (2016, May). The political space of design research. Presented at Process and Space - The Political Turn of Design Research Symposium

The research explores the political implications of the design, governance, and ownership of public space and architectural environments. There are myriad criticisms of the current diminution of public space and the shift towards privately-owned and... Read More about The political space of design research.

2016Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Restoring and sustaining healthy ecosystems for people and planet: Partnerships to jointly deliver on the environmental dimension of Agenda 2030 (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, April). 2016Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Restoring and sustaining healthy ecosystems for people and planet: Partnerships to jointly deliver on the environmental dimension of Agenda 2030. Presented at Preparing for the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2)

Preparing for the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2) The paper contributes to a meeting of the UN Stakeholder forum in London addressing the healthy planet, healthy people agenda. Is this the time for a major global push forward on sec... Read More about 2016Healthy People, Healthy Planet: Restoring and sustaining healthy ecosystems for people and planet: Partnerships to jointly deliver on the environmental dimension of Agenda 2030.

National and local initiatives for closer working between planning and health (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2016, April). National and local initiatives for closer working between planning and health. Presented at Fuse (Centre for translational research in public health) Quarterly Research Meetings: reuniting planning and health

This is a presentation for the fourth ESRC seminar on “Reuniting Planning and Health” held on 7 April 2016, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Re-uniting Planning and Health: tackling the implementation gaps in evidence, governance and knowledge, funded by... Read More about National and local initiatives for closer working between planning and health.

Sustainable travel and team dynamics among mobile health professionals (2016)
Journal Article
Melia, S. (2016). Sustainable travel and team dynamics among mobile health professionals. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 10(2), 131-138. https://doi.org/10.1080/15568318.2013.869705

© 2016 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. This study explores the potential for more sustainable patterns of travel by mobile health professionals. It also explores the relationships between their travel for work and their modal choices in commuting and... Read More about Sustainable travel and team dynamics among mobile health professionals.

Growing Together: A mixed methods evaluation of a community gardening project delivered by a social housing association. Year 1 (2016)
Report
Jones, M., & Pitt, H. (2016). Growing Together: A mixed methods evaluation of a community gardening project delivered by a social housing association. Year 1

Growing Together is a community gardening project delivered by Alliance Homes on the Bournville estate, Weston-super-Mare. This is the first year report on a mixed methods evaluation of the project. The record includes a summary version of the re... Read More about Growing Together: A mixed methods evaluation of a community gardening project delivered by a social housing association. Year 1.

Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, October). Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing. Presented at All Party Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group: Evidence Session

Briefing Notes and Context The debate about the extent to which, and in what ways, our behaviour is affected by the built environment is not new. Whilst we might use emerging technology, visualising techniques and different data streams to extrapol... Read More about Briefing for design commission evidence session 2: Health and wellbeing.