Traffic and Health in Glasgow

Plain English summarySource: Health impacts of the M74 urban motorway extension: a mixed-method natural experimental study. Public Health Res 2017; 5: 3.What was the problem? Building new roads in urban areas has the potential to reduce injuries from road traffic accidents, improve people’s access to amenities and opportunities, and help regenerate disadvantaged communities. On the […]

Research in a changing world – a natural experimental study

‘Natural experiment’ is a term given by public health researchers to an opportunity to observe the effects of changes in the environment, policy or practice. Studying these changes to improve understanding of public health has a long history in the UK, one of the most famous examples being the physician John Snow’s study of the […]

Dr Jenna Panter

Senior Research AssociateEmail: jenna.panter@mrc-epid.cam.ac.uk Telephone: 01223 746884Address:  UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR) MRC Epidemiology Unit University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine Box 285 Institute of Metabolic Science Cambridge Biomedical Campus Cambridge, CB2 0QQBackground and experience Jenna trained in environmental sciences (BSc) before completing a PhD focusing on the environmental and psychosocial […]