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Professor invited to House of Commons event on healthy cities

Tim Townshend, Professor of Urban Design for Health, has been invited to the House of Commons for an ESRC sponsored Roundtable Discussion:

A cross-sector approach to creating healthy cities – Delivering quality housing in post-Brexit Britain

Professor Townshend has been invited as a result of his interdisciplinary health/built environment work. In particular he has published on the links between obesity and built form; young people alcohol consumption and place; and the positive impact of greenspaces on mental health and wellbeing. 

published on: 31 October 2016