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’ provided 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 […]

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: 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 […]