Health, environment and the future of cities

In 2016, CSaP hosted a Policy Workshop to explore what the health and environment sectors have to learn from one another. The workshop considered the lessons of history and examples of past successes, and concluded by identifying practical suggestions for future collaboration to cut across institutional boundaries.

Health, environment and the future of cities

How can we reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2050?

In the second of the 2017 climate seminar series, Clive Maxwell, Director General of Energy Transformation at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, described some of ...

Health, environment and the future of cities

The future of cycling in the cities of tomorrow

The replacement of driving with active forms of travel has the capacity to provide myriad health and economic benefits, says Dr David Ogilvie of the Centre for Diet ...

Health, environment and the future of cities

The impact of ride sharing apps on urban mobility

Planning for the future of urban mobility balances the need to reduce the amount of cars on the road whilst also maximising access to transportation. A meeting for ...

Health, environment and the future of cities

Strategic challenges for the health system

The strategic challenges for the economic sustainability of the NHS was the topic of conversation at a recent CSaP Policy Fellow event held in the Department of Health

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Linking transport, health and wellbeing

A Professional Development Policy Workshop looking at the role of evidence and expertise in making transport policy, with a particular focus on how it can influence health and ...

“The CSaP workshop was a fascinating way to compare and contrast how social movements have been understood over time and across sectors. It gave us a very useful set of insights – from both academics and practitioners – that helped to shape our report 'Health as a Social Movement: the power of people in movements'. The Nesta report was launched at the Royal Society of Arts in September 2016 as part of an NHS England programme on social movements in health.”

Halima Khan, Executive Director, Nesta Health Lab