£3 million awarded to help tackle air pollution – UK Research and Innovation
Six networks awarded funding
Led by: Christian Pfrang - University of Birmingham
The aim of CleanAir4V is to develop innovative and cost-effective behaviour and technology interventions to reduce further air pollution exposure and improve health of vulnerable groups and implement these interventions through policy advice, planning and business innovation.
Led by: Catherine Noakes - University of Leeds
The aim of Breathing City is to define a new integrated health evidenced approach to urban building design and technology innovation for vulnerable groups, by understanding how airflows transport pollutants in indoor and urban environments.
Led by: Paul Linden - University of Cambridge
The aim of Tackling Air Pollution at School is to bring together interdisciplinary expertise to develop the research base to design and operate healthy schools in the environment of the future.
Led by: Ruth Doherty - University of Edinburgh
The aim of HEICCAM is to strengthen evidence to optimise the health and equity impacts of changes in air pollution at the indoor/outdoor interface as we transition to a low carbon future.
Led by: Suzanne Bartington - University of Birmingham
The aim of the TRANSITION network is to identify, prioritise and tackle indoor and outdoor air quality challenges linked to the UK low emission mobility revolution, bringing together academics, researchers, policymakers, business, civil society and the wider general public.
Led by: Frederic Coulon - Cranfield University
The aim of BioAirNet is to act as the leading voice for the UK BioPM science community by taking a transdisciplinary approach to understand the complexity and connectivity among people, BioPM exposure and the indoor-outdoor continuum.