Conference Presentations and Abstracts

Our conference presentations


Daniel Black and Geoff Bates (2023) Overcoming the challenges of problem identification in complex systems of urban health workshop at the 17th World Congress on Public Health, Rome, May 3-6 2023.

David Williams David Williams – Elephant in the Road – TransitCon2023 presentation and video at TransitCon, 30 April 2023.

Black D, Bates G, Ayres S, Bondy K, Callway R, Carhart N, Coggon J, Gibson A, Hunt A (2023) Critical research management for complex problems: Lessons learned in establishing a major research programme aimed at addressing unhealthy urban development. Crowdhelix Research and Technology Organisations & Corporate Members’ Event. Queen Anne Building, Greenwich, London, 12th January 2023.


Daniel Black (2022) Tackling root causes upstream of unhealthy urban development (TRUUD). Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) Annual Scientific Meeting. NCD Prevention in Cities. Hilton Wembley, London, 7th December 2022.


Cecilia Wong and Caglar Koksal (2022) Boundary spanning regimes of spatial planning and public health. Planning Research Conference 2022 ‘Planning in, and for, a Digital World’, University of Manchester, 5th – 7th September 2022.


Eleanor Eaton and Alistair Hunt (2022) How much are UK adults willing to pay to avoid depression? A contingent valuation study. EUHEA Conference 2022, Oslo, Norway, 5th – 8th July 2022.


Cecilia Wong (2022) Invited presentation on ‘Tackling root causes upstream of unhealthy urban development’, Greater Manchester Connected Health Ecosystem and Digital Futures: Urban Health, Citylabs 1.0, Manchester, 10th June 2022.


Michael Chang (2022) “Before the hospital” – Design as preventative healthcare: exploration of USA/UK regulatory and multi-sectoral practices in designing healthier equitable communities and places . EDRA53 Conference, Greenville, South Carolina, 1st – 4th June 2022.


Habtamu Beshir (2022) Presentation on the ongoing research on the air quality and health effects of Low Emission and Clean Air Zones. Presented at:

‘Beyond the Clean Air Zone’ workshop, organised by TRANSITION (UK wide Clean Air Network programme led by University of Birmingham), 16th June 2022.

Bath Applied Brown Bag (BABB) Seminar, University of Bath, 9th June 2022.

The Health Economists’ Study Group Winter 2022 Meeting, University of Leeds, 5th-7th January 2022.


Lisa Montel (2022) In control of the law: power asymmetries among actors in urban development and their ability to control the legal determinants of health, online, Bristol Law School, University of Bristol, 11th May 2022.


Pablo Newberry (2022) System Workshop Findings Webinar, online, presentation to TRUUD Consortium, 8th March 2022.


Heeseo Rain Kwon (2022) Bringing the interview data, RiR data, and systems maps data together: current thoughts , online, presentation to TRUUD Consortium, 25th January 2022.



Sarah Ayres & Krista Bondy (2021) A Presentation of Phase 1 findings on the TRUUD project, online, UKPRP Webinar Series, 13th December 2021.


Cecilia Wong (2021) Invited presentation on ‘Transport, health and planning’ to the Local Transport Decision Making event of the Department for Transport, 2nd December 2021.

Our conference abstracts

Le Gouais A. P07 The researcher-in-residence model to tackle physical environmental determinants of health. J Epidemiol Community Health 2022 76:A51-A52.(

Le Gouais A, Bates G. P08 Conducting a large scale transdisciplinary interview study: lessons learned from the TRUUD project. J Epidemiol Community Health 2022; 76:A52. (

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