Save the Date: Environment and Health Conference

Speakers from the ESRI and UCD will present the latest findings from research on the environment and health funded by the EPA and HSE. The conference will also include Dr Katharina Janke from the University of Lancaster who will provide an overview of research on the health and economic impacts of air pollution.

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Conference Programme

Introduction

8:30

Registration & Coffee

8:45

Welcome Address

Alan Barrett, Director, ESRI

Session 1

Chair: Dr Matthew Crowe, Director of the Office of Evidence and Assessment, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

9:00

Opening Remarks

Dr Matthew Crowe, EPA

9:15

Investigating the effects of the environment on health using spatially-linked data

Dr Anne Nolan, ESRI

10:00

The impact of air pollution on population health

Dr Katharina Janke, Department of Health Research, University of Lancaster

10:45

Tea/Coffee Break

Session 2

Chair: Dr Seán Lyons, ESRI

11:00

Health benefits associated with the use of urban green space

Dr John Curtis, ESRI

11:45

Transportation noise and public health outcomes: biological markers and pathologies

Professor Enda Murphy, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, UCD

12:30

Conclusions and Close of Conference