©2019 Nature, Health and Built Environment (NHBE)

NHBE

Nature, Health & Built Environment

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RESEARCH GROUP

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.

 

INSTITUTIONS

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NHBE CAMBRIDGE

NHBE Cambridge was established in 2018 and welcomes new members from all disciplines.

NHBE HARVARD

NHBE Harvard is under development.  We are recruiting graduate students and postdocs for management, communications, website development and fundraising roles.

NHBE MIT

NHBE MIT is under development.  We are recruiting graduate students and postdocs for management, communications, website development and fundraising roles.

NHBE OXFORD

NHBE Oxford was established in 2018 and welcomes new members from all disciplines.

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NHBE STANFORD

NHBE Stanford is under development.  We are recruiting graduate students and postdocs for management, communications, website development and fundraising roles.

NHBE YALE

NHBE Yale was established in 2018 and welcomes new members from all disciplines.

NHBE AFFILIATE

NHBE Affiliate status is open to all.  Join and receive all of our public content.

 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Cambridge Lunch
Time is TBD
Pembroke College, Cambridge
Time is TBD
Pembroke College, Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 1RF, UK
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Cambridge Formal
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Jesus College, Cambridge
Time is TBD
Jesus College, Cambridge, Jesus Ln, Cambridge CB5 8BL, UK
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Cambridge Design Exercise
Time is TBD
Location is TBD
Time is TBD
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Cambridge Co-working Day
October TBD
Location is TBD
October TBD
Location is TBD
A unique opportunity to work alongside others from a wide range of disciplines. Do your own work, then network and join group discussions in your breaks.
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Cambridge Co-working Day
November TBD
Location is TBD
November TBD
Location is TBD
A unique opportunity to work alongside others from a wide range of disciplines. Do your own work, then network and join group discussions in your breaks.
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Global Leadership Team Skype Call
Thu, Jan 02
Skype
Jan 02, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT
Skype
Every four weeks the Director and Institutional Leads come together to coordinate activity across the group. Whilst this meeting is primarily for the Global Leadership Team, other members are welcome to attend.
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Global Leadership Team Skype Call
Thu, Dec 05
Skype
Dec 05, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT
Skype
Every four weeks the Director and Institutional Leads come together to coordinate activity across the group. Whilst this meeting is primarily for the Global Leadership Team, other members are welcome to attend.
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Cambridge Planetary Health Seminar, Dr Renzo Guinto
Mon, Nov 18
Small Seminar Room, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
Nov 18, 2019, 1:15 PM GMT
Small Seminar Room, Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
Visiting from Harvard, Dr Renzo Guinto presents 'Advancing Human Health in the Era of Climate Change and Planetary Health: Lessons and Experiences from the Philippines.'
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Global Leadership Team Skype Call
Thu, Nov 07
Skype
Nov 07, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT
Skype
Every four weeks the Director and Institutional Leads come together to coordinate activity across the group. Whilst this meeting is primarily for the Global Leadership Team, other members are welcome to attend.
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LEADERSHIP TEAM

 JON WOOD

Founder
Director, NHBE

SABRINA LI

Founding Member
Institutional Lead, NHBE Oxford

MICHAEL COLLINS

Institutional Lead, NHBE Cambridge

GIOIA CONNELL

Institutional Lead, NHBE Yale

 

PAST EVENTS

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CAMBRIDGE LUNCH

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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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'.