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9 January, 2018

Reality Check: Is Beijing's air quality better this winter?

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in a BBC news article that looks at the claim made by the Chinese government that Beijing's air quality improved sharply in the winter of 2017.

8 January, 2018

Theme IV welcomes Dylan Wood

We are pleased to welcome Dylan Wood who has taken up a position as a PhD student supervised by Klea Katsouyanni and Sean Beevers working on the "Association bewteen primary mental health outcomes...

19 December, 2017

The detrimental impact of air pollution on health

King's turns the Spotlight on air pollution. 

The detrimental impact of air pollution on the most vulnerable in society has been exposed in two recent studies from King’s and Imperial...

12 December, 2017

London air pollution cancels positive health effects of exercise in over 60’s

Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the beneficial health effects of exercise in older adults, according to new research from members of the Unit.  The findings, published...

14 November, 2017

Big Data, Small Area symposium 14 & 15 November 2017

The UK Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU) celebrated their 30th anniversary with an international symposium, “Big Data, Small Area”, held at the Royal Geographical Society on 14 & 15...

23 October, 2017

The Progress 1000: London's most influential people 2017 - Social Pillars: Environment

Professor Frank Kelly and Dr Gary Fuller were included in the "Social Pillars: Environment" section of The 2017 Progress 1000 list of "London's most influential people".

28 September, 2017

Anna Hansell ISEE Plenary Talk on Noise available online

Dr Anna Hansell was invited to present a plenary talk at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology in Sydney, Australia in September 2017.   

Her talk titled 'Environmental...

28 September, 2017

New Scientist Live

Members of the HPRU in health impact of environmental hazards from King's College London and PHE participated in the New Scientist Live 2017 event at the ExCel Centre, London, 28th Sept - 1st October...

27 September, 2017

Dyson begins work on a battery electric vehicle

Research at King's College London was quoted in a news release by Dyson advising staff that Dyson has begun work on a battery electric vehicle, due to be launched by 2020. 

James Dyson...

26 September, 2017

Camden People's Theatre Presents FOG EVERYWHERE

In an urgent new production by Camden People's Theatre in collaboration with King's College Lung Biology Group and students from Westminster Kingsway College, the critical condition and...