Housing Research

This may be of interest from the Housing Studies Association: Valerie Karn Early Career Researcher Prize - for more information go to: http://housing-studies-association.org/valerie-karn-prize-2-2/ Valerie Karn "spent a decade as Professor of Environmental Health and Housing at Salford University, before taking up the position of Professor of Housing Studies at the Manchester University in 1994." For more information … Continue reading Housing Research

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Interested in housing and the humanities?

If you’re interested in housing and the humanities, you might like to check out my new website at http://www.jillstewarthousing.co.uk Here’s why I set it up. Before embarking on an environmental health degree all those years ago, I was practically signed up to take a BA degree called Literature, Life and Thought. In the end, I … Continue reading Interested in housing and the humanities?

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to you all and to inspire those of you involved in housing and health as we enter 2017 you may like to check out the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) http://www.ahuri.edu.au/ website for some further-afield open access resources.

Making EH visible: mapping food safety in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Mapping has long played a vital role in the on-going struggles to improve environmental health worldwide. The early mapping work of pioneering cholera epidemiologist Dr John Snow continues to inform investigations into the disease in countries like Haiti to this day. But for many mapping, like so many EH interventions, continues to be something you … Continue reading Making EH visible: mapping food safety in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Canada and environmental health

We are delighted to hear again from Karen Rideout, PhD, Environmental Health Policy Analyst at Canada's BC Centre for Disease Control & National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health. She would like to share these resources they've recently posted online. Karen says: There is a BCCDC report about policy levers that can support the integration of … Continue reading Canada and environmental health