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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...

1 October, 2018

Fellow of the United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society (UKEMS)

We are pleased to announce that Professor David Phillips has been made a Fellow of the United Kingdom Environmental Mutagen Society (UKEMS).  The society recognised Professor Phillips' outstanding...

24 August, 2018

Quantifying PM2.5 exposure from residential sources in a highly polluted ambient environment

Hanbin Zhang will be presenting a poster titled 'Quantifying PM2.5 exposure from residential sources in a highly polluted ambient environment' at the ISEE-ISES Joint Annual Meeting in Ottawa,...

24 August, 2018

Air pollution may claim 36,000 lives a year in UK

Following the publication of a report by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants titled 'Associations of long-term average concentrations of nitrogen dioxide with mortality',...

23 August, 2018

Traffic-related Air Pollution, Noise and Infant Mortality in London

Dr Rachel B. Smith will be presenting a poster titled 'Traffic related Air Pollution, Noise and Infant Mortality in London' at the ISEE-ISES Joint Annual Meeting in Ottawa, Canada, 26th - 30th...

23 August, 2018

Image created by PHE Toxicology Scientists is a journal front cover

An image from a recent publication by Dr Emma Marczylo, Professor Tim Gant and Dr Oluwajoba Akinjo titled 'Perturbation of microRNA signalling by doxorubicin in spermatogonial, Leydig and Sertoli...

8 June, 2018

Schools join research into the effect of air pollution on children’s health

Over 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study involving air quality scientists...