Events

Linking bottom-up with top-down climate adaptation planning in rural Alaska through community-led visions for self-reliance

25/09/2014

Professor Chapin will discuss the role of a boundary organization (Community Partnership for Self-Reliance and Sustainability) that seeks to empower indigenous communities in rural Alaska to adapt to climatic and socio-economic changes.

Welsh School of Architecture & Sustainable Places Research Institute Seminar: Assessing the Health Impacts of Housing Improvements: What Do We Know?

09/10/2014

This seminar, led by Dr Hilary Thomson, will present findings of a systematic review which was published last year by the Cochrane and Campbell Collaborations.

Getting communities moving: planning for active travel

29/10/2014

This talk will explore how engaging communities in the design and redesign of the spaces they live in, and move through, is central to tackling the health crisis resulting from the current levels of physical activity in the population.