Claire Dassonville from Le Centre Scientifique et Technique du Bâtiment (CSTB) discusses air monitoring projects in France led by the French Observatory for Indoor Air Quality (OQAI). For the past 20 years, this department has conducted the French observatory of IAQ which is a research program to provide and improve knowledge. This talk provides an overview of the survey methods and presents the main results from this nationwide study.
Leo McKittrick is a Scientific Officer with the Radon, Citizen Science & Electromagnetic Fields unit of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA-Ireland). Leo leads the EPA’s Citizen Science programme, which focuses on developing public participation programmes to increase awareness of environmental issues and supporting public engagement in environmental protection.
Dr Kate Langham from the Government's Policy Lab talks on using design in policymaking. Kate discusses playful methodologies that invite younger audiences, and/or hard to reach groups, to engage in an iterative co-design process.
Eben Cross from @quant_aq talks about air filtration in schools and DIY air filtration boxes.
Dr Rhys Thomas & Stefan Stojanovic talk about air filtration in schools and the DIY Corsi Rosenthal Thomas self builds.
Achim Haug (Air Gradient) talks on: How can a data platform support behaviour change for healthier air quality?
Jenna Panter (University of Cambridge) and Annie Hindley (Cambridge City Council) talk on: Challenges, opportunities and learnings from a feasibility study of school streets and no car zones around schools in Cambridgeshire
Prof Chris Griffiths, Queen Mary University London talks on: Impacts of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone on Children’s health and development: the CHILL Study
Maria Val Martin and Amy Barnes, University of Sheffield, talk on: School Streets: Acting on air quality and creating community space
Sarah West (University of York/Stockholm Environment Institute) and Heather Price (Univeristy of Stirling) talk on: Participatory and creative methods in air pollution research
Pia Hardelid, from the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health talks on: Air Pollution, housing and respiratory tract Infections in Children: NatIonal birth Cohort study (PICNIC)
Dr Colin Gillespie (with Graham Applegate), Principal Air Quality Scientist at the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) on Citizen Engagement Through Citizen Science: Our Evolutionary Path.
Our Clean Air Day seminar, organised with the other SPF Clean Air networks, looking at communicating clean air research. Featuring Charlotte Zamboni from Global Action Plan on creating positive, compelling communications, Lukasz Walasek from University of Warwick on turning communications to action using insights from Behavioural Science, and Mike Morrison from Michigan State University on using insights from user experience design.
Corinne Mandin, President of the International Society for Indoor Air Quality, on: Indoor Air Quality in Schools, from knowledge to action (feedback from the French IAQ observatory).
Mike Bithell from University of Cambridge on Agent Based Modelling, its use representing activity in schools and its potential application to understanding and improving air quality.
Larissa Lockwood from Global Action Plan on the Clean Air for Schools Framework, Tom Bannan from University of Manchester on the impact of air purifiers on air quality in schools, and Martie van Tongeren from UCL on links between air pollution and cognitive function in primary school children.
Mike Holland, Founder of Ecometrics Research and Consulting and Co-Lead of TAPAS Focus Area 3 talks on: Prioritising Actions. How might we decide which schools to target and with which measures?
Nathan Wood, CEO of Farmwood and Chair or the Building Engineering Services Association Wellbeing in Buildings Group, presents on: The BESA Safe Haven School Study.
Xavier Querol, Research Professor leading the EGAR group at IDAEA-CSIC, talks on: Indoor and Outdoor Pollution in Schools from Barcelona.
Doug Booker, CEO and Co-Founder of the National Air Quality Testing Services, presents on "Monitoring indoor air quality in 20 schools around the UK pre and post COVID."
Matt Croucher, from engineering consultancy firm WSP, presents on "Improving Air Quality in London's Schools and Nurseries – The Mayor's Air Quality Audit Programmes"
Dr Laura Fogg-Rogers and Sophie Laggan from the University of the West of England present on: "Involving young people in clean air research and decision making - lessons from three large-scale citizen engagement projects."
Prof Prashant Kumar from the University of Surrey's Global Centre for Clean Air Research presents on: "Schools, Children and Air Pollution - a peak into GCARE's work", taking us through the Centre's air quality work in relation to schools, including an assessment of the impact of green infrastructure.
Sani Dimitroulopoulou shares Public Health England's latest work on air pollution and schools, including an extensive literature review relating to air quality in outdoor school environments and research mapping pm2.5 exposure and inequality.
Ben Barratt and Diana Varaden from Imperial College London present results from the Breathe London Wearables study, looking at children's' exposure and the impact of engagement on behaviour and understanding of air pollution..