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University of Exeter’s European Centre for Environment and Human Health updates Bonn dialogue
The impact of natural environments on human health has been brought to international attention once again thanks to work conducted by the European Centre for Environment and Human Health. Dr…
New video explains how GW4 is tackling the global threat of antimicrobial resistance using ‘One Health’ approach
The GW4 Alliance’s response to the global challenge of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) – one of the greatest emerging threats to human health – is showcased in a new video.
European Centre for Environment and Human Health academics on list of top researchers
Twenty-two University of Exeter academics have been named on an annual list of highly cited researchers. Up from 17 last year, the Exeter researchers (including six with dual affiliations) on Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers List come…
Climate change policy decision-making tool “highly commended” in COP26 Climate Challenge Cup
A simple tool to help local authorities and other organisations use the latest evidence to adapt to climate change in ways that benefit human health has been highly commended in the international Climate Challenge Cup, announced last night as part of COP-26.
Transforming a run-down waterside park led to higher wellbeing in Plymouth community
Transforming a run-down waterside park in Plymouth into a high-quality open air theatre and play area has led to higher wellbeing and life satisfaction among residents and visitors, new research shows.
Cruise ships must be effectively regulated to minimise serious environment and health impact
The cruise ship industry should be subject to global monitoring and effective legislation because of its continuous increasing impact on both the environment and human health and wellbeing, according to new research from an international team.
Report highlights opportunities to mitigate climate change to promote human health
A new report involving the European Centre for Environment and Human Health Director shows how action to mitigate climate change could promote human health.
Tool to guide local health policy amid climate change shortlisted for COP26 Climate Challenge Cup
A simple tool to help organisations use the latest evidence to adapt to climate change in ways that benefit human health has been shortlisted for the international Climate Challenge Cup,…
New film showcases the achievements of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health
The European Centre for Environment and Human Health is excited to announce the release of a new film showcasing the many important achievements of The European Centre for Environment and Human…
Peninsula Forum encourages lively debate around ‘Balancing Nature & Health for the Future’
The third and final Peninsula Forum of 2021 rounded off our series of events by focusing on the risks and rewards that the environment can pose to human health and wellbeing and asking what more can be done to maximise the benefits.
Environmental Protection Scotland launches e-booklet for COP26 climate summit
An electronic pocket guide to the environment and sustainability sets out how Scotland can achieve a ‘Triple Win’ of improved health and wellbeing, equity and the environment with a greater focus on greenspace, energy efficient living, and changes to the way we consume food and travel.
NIHR research school recognises Exeter’s excellence on public and environmental health
Excellence and innovation in public and environmental health research at the University of Exeter have been recognised through membership of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) School for Public Health Research, focusing on expertise around the intrinsic environments —natural, social and in the home—that affect public health.