The impact of pollution on health and well-being: using Low Emission Zones as a case study By Eleonora Fichera and Habtamu Beshir, University of Bath Economics Department One of TRUUD aims is to collect evidence on the impact of urban environment on health. A major component of urban environment is air pollution causing 4.2 Read more
Learning lessons on prevention the hard way. The COVID-19 inquiry highlights the importance of creating healthy places.
Learning lessons on prevention the hard way. The COVID-19 inquiry highlights the importance of creating healthy places TRUUD’s Director for Research Impact, Professor Gabriel Scally, explores the links between what we are learning from the COVID-19 inquiry and our mission to reduce non-communicable disease through healthier place-making. The COVID-19 inquiry has delivered some Read more
Research calls for urgent focus to reduce the impact of extreme heat on chronic diseases linked to urban environments
Advanced tools and more experimental studies are needed to urgently understand the impact of extreme heat events on urban health and wellbeing in the UK. A new study, led by the University of the West of England, looked at gaps in our knowledge between the urban environment and heatwaves, indoor heat, and non-communicable diseases such Read more