Nature, Health & Built Environment
NHBE is an international interdisciplinary research group for early-career researchers exploring issues at the nexus of nature, health and built environment. The group consists of graduate and postdoctorate researchers from Cambridge, Harvard, MIT, Oxford, Stanford and Yale and is open to all disciplines. This includes ecologists, geographers, architects, engineers, medics, psychologists and those in public health. The group hosts lectures, seminars, networking events and socials. To get involved, please contact your institution's group and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.
NHBE Cambridge | 15 Mar 2019
Our first Cambridge lunch was hosted at Pembroke College and offered an opportunity for informal discussion and networking with others interested in the intersection of nature, health and built environment.
BUILDING HEALTHIER CITIES:
REDUCING AIR POLLUTION
NHBE Oxford | 26 Feb 2019
Our panel of experts discussed their work on monitoring the effects of air pollution across the world, quantifying the impact to public health and discussing mitigation strategies.
OXFORD SOCIAL MIXER
NHBE Oxford | 25 Jan 2019
Our first social mixer of Hilary brought together graduate researchers interested in interdisciplinary research to share ideas and learn how to get involved with NHBE.
TACKLING INEQUALITIES IN AN URBAN WORLD
NHBE Oxford | 12 Nov 2018
Panel discussion on environmental risks and urban health inequalities from a range of perspectives. Why do inequalities emerge and persist? What are the predicted trends in inequality and environmental health risks?
THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENT ON HEALTH
NHBE Cambridge | 26 Oct 2018
A series of short presentations by a computer scientist, artist and health practitioner. Topics included 'Good City Life', 'Active Bodies Difficult Object' and 'Your Role for the Global Health'.