Building Environmental Sustainability into UK Public Health Research worksh...

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Strathclyde University

The Insight Institute, The Collins Building

16 Richmond Street

Glasgow

G1 1XQ

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Climate Change is a critical threat and opportunity for Public Health that can only be tackled in a robust manner through a partnership approach. The Faculty of Public Health's Sustainable Development Special Interest Group is therefore delighted to build on the outcomes of our first workshop held in London in October 2018. Strathclyde University has kindly agreed to host the workshop.

Aims of the Workshop:

  1. To discuss how environmental sustainability can be built into public health research
  2. To generate researchable questions that span the Public Health and Sustainability agendas.
  3. To stimulate collaborations between professionals undertaking research and in practice that improves public health and is informed by knowledge about climate change and sustainability.

The themes:

  1. Health, climate change and action to tackle climate change
  2. Sustainable development, sustainable economies, health inequalities and health
  3. Sustainable food
  4. Natural capital
  5. Energy and affordable warmth
  6. Transport and active travel
  7. Sustainable commissioning and procurement


Who is the workshop aimed at?

Academics from all disciplines and Public Health consultants practitioners and registrars with an interest in each of these themes for a rounded discussion.

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Strathclyde University

The Insight Institute, The Collins Building

16 Richmond Street

Glasgow

G1 1XQ

United Kingdom

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