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 […]

High-quality traffic-free routes encourage more walking and cycling

New study finds overall physical activity is increased by proximity to routesThe provision of new, high-quality, traffic-free cycling and walking routes in local communities has encouraged more people to get about by foot and by bike, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health.Two years after new routes were developed […]

Marko Tainio

Senior Research Associate (Health Impact Assessment) Email: mkt27@medschl.cam.ac.uk Twitter: https://twitter.com/MarkoTainio Telephone: (+44)-1223-746887 Address:  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 0QQResearch area and background Marko Tainio studies the linkage between policies and public health […]

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 […]