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19 March, 2019

Air quality exposure of 250 school children to be monitored in groundbreaking study

Scientists will monitor the air quality exposure of 250 children in London as they make their way to school and in the classroom.

The groundbreaking study, led by Dr Ben Barratt from the ...

21 February, 2019

The world's first mobile app designed for outside workers

The British Safety Council is launching Time to Breathe, a UK-wide campaign, on the 12th March, to provide free resources and advocates that employers, policy makers and regulators start taking...

13 February, 2019

Dr Rachel Smith secures new PhD award

Dr Rachel Smith and Martin Clift (Swansea) have secured a 3 year PHE PhD studentship.  The Theme IV project is titled 'Disentangling the Effects of Nitrogen Dioxide and Particulates in Air...

13 February, 2019

Dr Emma Marczylo secures MRC ITTP award

Dr Emma Marczylo and Professor Anna Hansell have secured an MRC ITTP 4 year studentship award.  The Theme II project is titled 'A real-time molecular epidemiological investigation into the...

23 January, 2019

Researchers Win 3D Models Made of Human Cells That Replace Animal Tests

Researchers from all over the world battled it out in a contest to receive technology that can replace animals in testing … and we have the winners!

The PETA International Science...

17 January, 2019

A Scientific Perspective on Microplastics in Nature and Society

Professor Frank Kelly and Dr Stephanie Wright contributed to the fourth Evidence Review report published today by the Science Advice for Policy by European Academies consortium (SEPEA) titled A...

29 November, 2018

Manuscript chosen as EMM Editor's Choice for August 2018

The Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society has selected an article by Professor David Phillips and Dr Volker Arlt, among others, as the “Editor’s Choice,” highlighted on the cover of the...

15 November, 2018

Pollution linked to 'stunted lung capacity' in London schoolchildren

A study led by Queen Mary University of London, King's College London and the University of Edinburgh shows that despite air quality improvements in London, children exposed to diesel dominated...

24 October, 2018

HPRU in Health Impact of Environmental Hazards at 2018 New Scientist Live

Members of the HPRU in Health Impact of Environmental Hazards from PHE participated in the New Scientist Live 2018 event at the ExCel Centre, London, 20th – 23rd Sept, a science festival of 4 days...

5 October, 2018

16th Annual Meeting on Environmental Toxicology and Biological System

Dr Volker Arlt will be giving a presentation titled "Modelling mutational signatures of environmental carcinogens in cultured human cells" at the 16th Annual Meeting on Environmental Toxicology...