Joining Forces to Improve Air Quality and Health – November 2020

As part of a series of planned on-line workshops and meetings, the SPF Clean Air team together with the Clean Air Champions (Prof Sir Stephen Holgate and Dr Jenny Baverstock) held a two-day on-line workshop entitled ‘Joining Forces to Improve Air Quality and Health’. The meeting provided an opportunity for …

Clean Air Gas Engine trialed in HS2 to cut carbon on construction sites

HS2 is trialing the Clean Air Gas Engine to replace diesel power on construction sites. The ultra low emission technology is an industry first solution set to dramatically cut carbon and improve air quality. The Clean Air Gas Engine (CAGE) project is developed by Lancashire based SME OakTec Power and …

Atmospheric Survey Aircraft

The Atmospheric Survey Aircraft (ASA) is a modified Cessna 421 operated by the Met Office in association with Alto Aerospace and based at Bournemouth, UK. Its original mission was to be on standby to monitor volcanic ash in UK airspace. With funding from the UK Strategic Priorities Fund (SPF) it …

Social Research and Air Quality: STFC, Social Sciences and SAQN

Tuesday 26th January, 12.30 – 14.30, online SAQN are hosting an online, interactive event to explore how social sciences undertake and interact with air quality research. Questions include: What capabilities does STFC have to support social science research in this field and can we build collaborations between different disciplines to …

SPF Clean Air Steering Committee Chair

We’re looking for a new chair of the Clean Air Steering Committee. The SPF Clean Air programme supports multidisciplinary research and innovation to stimulate solutions for clean air through predictive understanding of future air quality challenges, a systems approach to analysis, new technologies and innovative policy and practice interventions to …

Joining Forces to Improve Air Quality and Health – November 2020

As part of a series of planned on-line workshops and meetings, the SPF Clean Air team together with the Clean Air Champions (Prof Sir Stephen Holgate and Dr Jenny Baverstock) recently held a two-day on-line workshop entitled ‘Joining Forces to Improve Air Quality and Health’. The workshop featured short presentations …