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The consequences of urbanisation

In this special in-depth analysis, academic experts from the University of Cambridge explore the epidemiological interactions between rural and urban populations, the consequences of urbanisation. In addition, we also learn about the long-run epidemiological consequences of urbanisation between 1600 and 1945
transport and mobility

Redesign the city: Transport, mobility and the energy transition

If 2019 was the year of a collective climate awakening, will 2020 be the year of collective action? Jennifer Dungs, Strategic Investor at EIT InnoEnergy reveals the answer in this focus on transport, mobility and the energy transition in cities.
travel abroad sustainably

How can you travel abroad sustainably?

Here, Christopher Nye, Senior Editor of Property Guides, gives us his top tips on how to travel abroad sustainably.
infectious diseases in Africa

Assessment and surveillance to mitigate infectious diseases in Africa

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, gives a call to action when it comes to assessment and surveillance to mitigate the impact of infectious diseases in Africa.
europe's silent killer, waste seperation

Europe’s silent killer: The air we breathe

Monika Kosinska, Programme Manager, Governance for Health Division at the World Health Organization explains why the air we breathe is Europe’s silent killer.
poor mental health

Using classrooms to defeat the rising levels of poor mental health in young people

Lloyd Coldrick, Managing Director of Cobus, discusses how classrooms are being designed to improve poor mental health and physical wellbeing in young people.
behaviour in galapagos finches, antipredator behaviour

Researchers find unusual behaviour in Galapagos finches

University of Cambridge researchers have found unusual behaviour in Galapagos finches, who are showing signs of fear despite losing their predators over ten years ago: Why?
sustainable transport future

Why innovative policy will be the real driver of a sustainable transport future

Gregory Allouis, Strategic Solutions Director, SPIE UK discusses the role electric vehicles will play in creating sustainable urbanisation.
air pollution on human health

The complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health

Dr. Francisco Inesta-Vaquera, Dr. Colin Henderson, Professor Jonathan Grigg and Professor C. Roland Wolf from the Universities of Dundee and London discuss the complexities of understanding the consequences of air pollution on human health.
public health in the 21st century, european public health

New challenges for public health in the 21st century

Dineke Zeegers Paget, Executive Director of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) provides a fascinating glimpse of the new challenges for public health in the 21st century.
tuberculosis (TB) mortality, Mortality from TB

Male and female mortality from TB in rural and urban Victorian settings

Alice Reid and Richard Smith, University of Cambridge explore the links between tuberculosis (TB) mortality, occupations, rural and urban residence and migration in late Victorian Scotland.
renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia

The future of the renewable energy market in Asia is explored here by VHR Global Recruitment, including a focus on Taiwan’s ambitious phase out of nuclear power by 2025.
coast-to-coast mobile networks

Delivering coast-to-coast mobile networks

Here Tom Luke, VP at Tutela explores the challenges and strategies that can help delivered coast-to-coast mobile networks in order to meet rural obligations.
outdoor workspaces

Outdoor workspaces can have a positive impact on your health

Lloyd Coldrick, Managing Director of Cobus discusses why outdoor workspaces aren't just aesthetically pleasing but affect you mentally and physically too.
smart city traffic solutions

More than half of Brits willing to fund smart city traffic solutions

New research has found an increasing appetite for smart city traffic solutions that aim to tackle urbanisation problems, such as congestion and security issues.
essential global resource, WHO regional office for Africa

Water: The essential global resource

Mr. Mbayo Guy Kakumbi, Technical Officer and Dr Bagayoko Magaran, Senior Scientist from The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa reveal their stance on the essential global resource of water.
changing world

How the food industry is adapting to meet the demand of a changing world

MPA Group run through some of the most recent innovations in the food industry, showing how businesses in the sector are adapting to keep up with the demand from a changing world.
barriers to adoption

Smart cities: how can the UK overcome barriers to adoption?

Although there has been investment in smart technology in a number of cities in the past few years, the UK is still lagging behind world-leaders such as Singapore. Gavin Hepburn, director at ATG Access, discusses how the UK can overcome barriers to adoption.
building smart city, smart city sustainable

Building smart cities needs more than just technology

There are questions to be answered on building smart cities: how should people be housed? How should they travel? How should waste product be managed?
shipping containers, affordable housing

Are shipping containers the future of affordable housing?

Millions of people need homes. Millions of shipping containers are going unused. Could this be an answer to the global housing crisis?

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