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Addressing health challenges: the role of urban planning and design (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, October). Addressing health challenges: the role of urban planning and design. Presented at The National Urban Design Conference 2015 - Bristol. Development, Design and Profit in C21. How developers and society can profit from well designed towns and cities

The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts (2015)
Other
Barnes, J., Crawshaw, S., Parkhurst, G., Toy, J., Robinson, B., Ricci, M., …Davis, A. (2015). The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts

THE BRISTOL METHOD The Bristol Method is a knowledge-transfer programme aimed at helping people in other cities understand and apply the lessons that Bristol has learned in becoming a more sustainable city, not just in 2015 but in the last decade.... Read More about The Bristol method: How to reduce traffic and its impacts.

Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Carmichael, L. (2015, September). Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges. Presented at Westminster Briefing: Planning Healthy Communities

The role of planning in public health is vital to promoting physical and mental wellbeing. The National Planning Policy Framework highlights the need to include public health considerations in all planning decisions. Furthermore, as public health dut... Read More about Planning policy’s role in addressing health challenges.

Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment. House of Lords: Private Briefing Seminar. The impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing (2015)
Presentation / Conference
The impact of the built environment on health and wellbeing. Presented at Select Committee on National Policy for the Built Environment. House of Lords: Private Briefing Seminar

Presentation to the House of Lords' Select Committee on a National Policy for the Built Environment. The paper aimed at scoping the work of the HL select committee

Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning (2015)
Book Chapter
Barton, H., & Grant, M. (2015). Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning. In H. Barton, S. Thompson, S. Burgess, & M. Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future, 225-238. Routledge

Barton and Grant, discuss neighbourhood design in depth. The concept and importance of the ‘neighbourhood’ as a setting for health is presented. Spatial patterning of urban growth fits into a number of archetypes, dictated by either market forces or... Read More about Retrofitting suburbia for health: Scenarios for neighbourhood planning.

Freiburg: Green capital of Europe (2015)
Book Chapter
Grant, M., & Barton, H. (2015). Freiburg: Green capital of Europe. In H. Barton, S. Thompson, S. Burgess, & M. Grant (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being: Shaping a Sustainable and Healthy Future, 540-551. Routledge

The spatial configuration of Freiburg is examined with respect to how land use and transport policies have been developed that have achieved a good quality of life across the life-course, whilst also minimising global footprint. A systemic analys... Read More about Freiburg: Green capital of Europe.

The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being (2015)
Book
Barton, H., Thompson, S., Burgess, S., & Grant, M. (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being. Routledge

Urban planning is deeply implicated in both the planetary crisis of climate change and the personal crises of unhealthy lifestyles. Worldwide health issues such as obesity, mental illness, growing health inequalities and climate vulnerability cannot... Read More about The Routledge Handbook of Planning for Health and Well-Being.

European healthy city network phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning (2015)
Journal Article
Grant, M. (2015). European healthy city network phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning. Health Promotion International, 30(S1), i54-i70. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dav033

There is a tradition of planning cities and their infrastructure to successfully tackle communicable disease arising from urban development. Non-communicable disease follows a different course. Development brings in its wake a basket of adverse healt... Read More about European healthy city network phase V: Patterns emerging for healthy urban planning.

Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research? (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Melia, S. (2015, January). Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?. Paper presented at 47th Annual UTSG Conference

This article responds to Graham-Rowe et al. (2011), which categorised 77 evaluations of transport interventions into 5 levels of ‘quality’. This article focuses on Graham-Rowe et al.’s treatment of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and their recom... Read More about Do randomised control trials offer a solution to 'low quality' transport research?.

Informal architecture/s (2015)
Book Chapter
Rice, L. (2015). Informal architecture/s. In L. Rice, & D. Littlefield (Eds.), Transgression: Towards an Expanded Field of Architecture, 87-101. Routledge

This chapter is a critical examination of the architecture/s of informal cities. Informal cities will house the majority of the world’s urban population by the middle of this century. The scale of this new development is unprecedented in its scale, e... Read More about Informal architecture/s.

Trending now: Future directions in digital media for the public health sector (2014)
Journal Article
Burke-Garcia, A., & Scally, G. (2014). Trending now: Future directions in digital media for the public health sector. Journal of Public Health, 36(4), 527-534. https://doi.org/10.1093/pubmed/fdt125

© The Author 2014. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Faculty of Public Health. Background Digital media usage is expanding enormously and is starting to be used as a public health intervention and communication tool. It has an ability... Read More about Trending now: Future directions in digital media for the public health sector.

Shared space: Research, policy and problems (2014)
Journal Article
Moody, S., & Melia, S. (2014). Shared space: Research, policy and problems. Proceedings of the ICE - Transport, 167(6), 384-392. https://doi.org/10.1680/tran.12.00047

Shared space is an approach to street design which minimises demarcations between vehicles and pedestrians. It has become particularly influential in the UK, where a comprehensive study of shared space schemes has informed recently published nationa... Read More about Shared space: Research, policy and problems.

The nature of society: Enmapping nature, space and society into a town-green hybrid (2014)
Journal Article
Rice, L. (2014). The nature of society: Enmapping nature, space and society into a town-green hybrid. Culture Unbound, 6(1), 981-996. https://doi.org/10.3384/cu.2000.1525.146981

The paper describes the transformation of derelict land into a ‘town-green’ and the role legislation played in transforming social and natural relationships. Town-green denotes a legal status under the Great Britain Commons Act (2006) that protects c... Read More about The nature of society: Enmapping nature, space and society into a town-green hybrid.

A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, June). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 2014 Annual UK Review Meeting on Outdoor and Indoor Air Pollution Research

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

Public health profession (2014)
Book Chapter
Scally, G. (2014). Public health profession. In T. Culyer (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Health EconomicsElsevier

A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2014, March). A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010. Poster presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study presents an assessment of exposure to ozone exceedences across Europe using a new methodology based around the Eurostat degree of urbanisation (DEGURBA) classification, which provides the ability to categorise exposure into ‘Urban... Read More about A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010.

A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., Barnes, J., Longhurst, J., Laxen, D., Irwin, J., …Zamparutti, T. (2014, March). A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010. Paper presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study reviews ozone concentrations from rural monitoring stations across Europe between 1996 and 2010 across a range of statistics with regard to the various objectives, target values and thresholds established by the 2008 Ambient Air Q... Read More about A study of ozone concentrations and trends across Europe: 1996-2010.

Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students (2014)
Journal Article
Orme, J., & Coghill, N. (2014). Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students. Health Education Journal, 73(2), 192-200. https://doi.org/10.1177/0017896912471041

Setting: The United Kingdom (UK) government has acknowledged that there is a problem with excess alcohol consumption, in particular amongst young people. Higher education is an important health promotion setting in which to explore not only how sensi... Read More about Wasted potential: The role of higher education institutions in supporting safe, sensible and social drinking among students.

Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records (2014)
Journal Article
Pilkington, P., Bird, E., Gray, S., Towner, E., Weld, S., & McKibben, M. A. (2014). Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records. BMC Public Health, 14(1), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-78

Background: Deaths and injuries on the road remain a major cause of premature death among young people across the world. Routinely collected data usually focuses on the mechanism of road traffic collisions and basic demographic data of those involved... Read More about Understanding the social context of fatal road traffic collisions among young people: A qualitative analysis of narrative text in coroners' records.

Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Melia, S., Knies, G., & Laurie, H. (2014, January). Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study. Paper presented at 46th Universities' Transport Studies Group Conference

Recent research has indicated that changes in travel behaviour are more likely at the time of major life events. However, there remains much to learn about the extent to which different life events trigger behavioural change and the conditions under... Read More about Examining the relationship between life transitions and travel behaviour change: New insights from the UK household longitudinal study.