New paper from ActEarly project “Nothing about us without us”

A new paper has been just published in "Health Expectation", building on the co-production strategy of the ActEarly project. The paper is the result of the extensive work of Alex Albert and Shahid Islam in development the strategy. The paper abstract is provided below, it's open access and you can find it here https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/hex.13709: Introduction … Continue reading New paper from ActEarly project “Nothing about us without us”

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ActEarly – outline paper published

ActEarly is a new project, which has started in September. The project is a 5 years "city collaboratory" in Bradford and Tower Hamlets to research early promotion of good health and wellbeing. The project is part of a set of projects that are funded under the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) scheme, which includes an alliance of … Continue reading ActEarly – outline paper published

New paper: Does urbanization make emergence of zoonosis more likely? Evidence, myths and gaps

The final output from the Urban Zoo project is out (see the post about the previous paper, which was published in GEO). This one is a literature and analysis of the role of urbanisation in zoonosis. The paper is open access, so you can read it here. It was led by Dr Sohel Ahmed (and … Continue reading New paper: Does urbanization make emergence of zoonosis more likely? Evidence, myths and gaps

Citizen Science 2019: Indigenous People on the Front Lines: Using Citizen Science to Improve Environmental Public Health

The session "Indigenous People on the Front Lines: Using Citizen Science to Improve Environmental Public Health" was organised by Judith Zelikoff (NYU medicine), Kathleen Vandiver (MIT), Esther Erdei (University New Mexico / Missouri Breaks Industries Research Inc.), Shirley VanDunk (Ramapough Lenape Tribe) Judith  - they are part of the NIEHS, and Esther is in the … Continue reading Citizen Science 2019: Indigenous People on the Front Lines: Using Citizen Science to Improve Environmental Public Health