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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...

25 September, 2017

BMJ Editorial on microplastics

Dr Stephanie Wright and Professor Frank Kelly have contributed an editorial to the British Medical Journal on the threat to human health from environmental plastics.

13 September, 2017

Plastic, plastic everywhere: even in the water you drink

Professor Frank Kelly is quoted in an article in The Hindu titled, "Plastic, plastic everywhere: even in the water you drink", which states that "Microplastic contamination has been found in tap...

8 September, 2017

Aircraft noise at night linked to high blood pressure

Unit members Klea Katsouyanni and Anna Hansell are among the authors on a cohort study published in  Occupational & Environmental Medicine in June that suggests that long-term exposure to...

16 June, 2017

Study on exposure to pollution from municipal waste incinerators published

A study has been published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology looking at an assessment of exposure to particle pollution around 22  municipal waste incinerators. Authors Include Dr...

31 May, 2017

Noise from busy roads might increase heart disease risk, finds new study

A group of scientists, including HPRU members Dr Anna Hansell and Professor Paul Elliott have published a paper entitled "Long-term exposure to road traffic noise, ambient air pollution, and...

26 April, 2017

Foundation for Science &Technology

Professor Frank Kelly  presented at the Foundation for Science & Technology event titled "What needs to be done to meet urban air quality targets and what are the consequences if the targets...

17 February, 2017

New research to fill vital knowledge gaps in what causes cancer

Professor David Phillips along with a team of researchers have received £20 million from Cancer Research UK to fill vital knowledge gaps in the environmental and behavioural causes of cance