Cambridgeshire ‘guided busway’ encouraging people to be more active on the commute

The bus might seem like a natural enemy of the vulnerable cyclist. But in Cambridgeshire, a ‘guided busway’ is in fact encouraging more cycling and helping commuters to become more active on their way to work. This is according to a new study from the University of Cambridge, funded by the National Institute for Health […]

Commuting and Health – Research and Policy Forum

This meeting was held on Wednesday 21 January 2015, 10.00am – 2.00pmPitt Building, CambridgeThe way we travel can affect our health and the health of people around us. In the Commuting and Health in Cambridge study funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), researchers have been following the travel and physical activity patterns […]

Programme

Neighbourhood food environments, diet and healthResearch and policy meeting10.00am – 4pm, Tuesday 4 November 2014Møller Centre, Cambridge#cedardiet14You can read abstracts for each talk here (pdf).You can download slide sets for many of the presentations from the day below. Please note, some sets may be edited to remove unpublished material or copyright images. 10.00 Coffee and […]

Research and policy meeting 4 November 2014

 Are you in a healthy place right now?Neighbourhood food environments, diet and healthResearch and policy meetingThis meeting was held 10.00am – 4pm, Tuesday 4 November 2014, Møller Centre, Cambridge #cedardiet14Where we live, study and work, the shops and takeaways we use, and the social structures we inhabit have the potential to shape how we eat, […]

Traffic and Health in Glasgow

As part of a wider initiative in urban regeneration, a new five-mile section of the M74 motorway has recently been opened in Glasgow. This ‘natural experiment’ provides an opportunity to evaluate a major change in the urban environment, which may have positive or negative effects on the health and wellbeing of those living nearby.The aim […]