Research

The Centre has six research themes. Follow the theme title link to find out more about each theme. Links to current and recent projects are also provided. Since projects can address more than one theme, some  may be listed more than once.

Environmental deprivation

Developing measures of multiple environmental deprivation for the UK (MEDIx and MEDClass)

The South Lanarkshire Index of Multiple Environmental Deprivation (SLIMED)

Estimating the effects of air pollution on human health in Scotland

Developing measures of multiple environmental deprivation for New Zealand

Developing measures of multiple environmental deprivation for Portugal

Environment and health behaviours

 Connected communities: growing your own food

 Gender and geography in alcohol-related mortality

Influence of the neighbourhood alcohol environment on drinking and health in Scotland

Smoking cessation and the environment

Health Impacts of the John Muir Award 

Green spaces and health

Contribution of green and open space in public health and well-being

Green space and health in New Zealand

Health Impacts of the John Muir Award

The outdoor environment as a means of tackling poor health and health inequalities

Ward level green space estimates

Inequalities

Neighbourhoods and Health in New Zealand

Gender and geography in alcohol-related mortality

The outdoor environment as a means of tackling poor health and health inequalities

Developing measures of multiple environmental deprivation for the UK (MEDIx and MEDClass)

Air pollution

Air pollution and health in New Zealand

Constructing representative air quality indicators with measures of uncertainty

Estimating biologically plausible relationships between air pollution and health

Estimating the effects of air pollution on human health in Scotland

Methodology

Making international comparisons in health and inequality

Constructing representative air quality indicators with measures of uncertainty

Measuring Big Society

Cliffs and slopes: better ways to deal with spatial autocorrelation

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