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The West of England Nature Partnership 2020 Conference will be held online from 14:00 - 17:00 on Thursday, 8 October 2020.The theme of this year’s Conference will be accelerating nature’s recovery in the West of England. Last year we introduced a Natu

Professor Selena Gray is Co-Director of our Active People: Promoting Healthy Life Expectancy (APPHLE) HIT and a Professor of Public Health at the University of West of England (UWE). She is the co-author of this blog which was first published as a bmj opi...

With more people taking an interest in being more active and looking at ways to help tackle climate change, active travel in the form of walking, cycling and scooting has become very popular. Our Supporting Healthy and Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments...

Marcus Grant, a health and spatial planning specialist, is a member of the Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration Team (SHINE HIT) and an Expert Advisor to WHO's European Healthy City Network, and was involved in the de...

The report, Decarbonising Transport – Setting the Challenge, outlines the government’s latest intentions to tackle climate change through drastic transport changes. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps states that 2020 will be the year that the governme...

The work of our Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments Health Integration team (SHINE HIT) co-director Dr Suzanne Audrey has made a direct impact on Bristol's Transport Strategy, which was finalised and adopted in 2019.

Supporting the many initiatives that are helping to make Bristol a child friendly city is an important cross-cutting action to support healthier urban living for everyone. It is also an area of focus for our Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood E...

Jess is a GP working in West Walk Surgery in Yate, and a research fellow at the University of Bristol. She lives in St Werburghs with her husband, four children and a dog.

A study analysing vehicle emissions in relation to different parts of society in England and Wales has found that more affluent households emit the highest levels of traffic-related pollutants but the poor are most exposed to this form of pollution.

A new game has been launched, and it’s all about Bristol. The ClairCity Skylines game from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and Bristol City Council, enables people in the city to shape how they want their city to look in the future.

Research for the RAC Foundation has added weight to the argument that scrapping the oldest cars owned by people living in towns and cities would have negligible effect on air quality.

Adrian Davis describes Sustrans' new Active Travel Toolbox, which gives policy makers the evidence they need to support walking and cycling as a health intervention. Adrian is a co-Director of SHINE.

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