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My main research interests are the health impacts of climate change and environmental pollution, and the influence of the built environment on health.
I am organizer of the Environmental Epidemiology teaching module, and Stream Adviser and tutor for the Environmental and Health stream of the MSc in Public Health.
Current research funding:
Administrative Data Research Centre for England ESRC Oct 2013 to Sep 2018. Collaboration with University of Southampton (lead institution), UCL, Institute of Fiscal Studies and Institute of Education.
Review of evidence on excess winter deaths. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). 24 May 2013 to 30 Sept 2014. Collaboration with Public HEalth England and UCL
What is the effect of reduced street lighting on crime and road traffic accidents at night? A mixed methods study. NIHR-PHR programme. Project 11/3004/02. 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2014. Collaboration led by Phil Edwards, LSHTM.
Cold-related morbidity and fuel poverty. European Climate Foundation. Oct 2012 – June 2013.
Evaluation of the implementation and health-related impacts of the National Cold Weather Plan for England, 2012-13. NIHR (through PIRU). Oct 2012 – Dec 2013. Led by Nick Mays, LSHTM.
Air pollution and weather-related health impacts: methodological study based on spatio-temporally disaggregated multi-pollutant models. Natural Environment Research Council. NE/I007938/1. Jan 2011-Dec 2014
Traffic Pollution and Health in London.Natural Environment Research Council. NE/I008039/1. Led by F Kelly, KCL. Jan 2011-
The near-term health impacts of sectoral policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in high- and low-income settings.Academy of Medical sciences, Department of Health (National Institute for Health Research), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), US National Institute for Environmental Health Research (NIEHS), Royal College of Physicians, The Wellcome Trust. Led by Andy Haines. Feb2009 to March 2010.
‘On the buses’: evaluating the impact of introducing free bus travel for young people on the public health.NIHR Public Health Research Programme. Led by Judy Green, HSRU. March 2010 to August 2012.
- Climate change
- Environmental Health
- Public health
- GIS/Spatial analysis
Disease and Health Conditions
- Cardiovascular disease
- Chronic disease
- Respiratory disease
- European Union
- Czech Republic
- United Kingdom
- built environment
Air pollution and activation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in london.
Anderson, H.R.; Armstrong, B.; Hajat, S.; Harrison, R.; Monk, V.; Poloniecki, J.; Timmis, A.; Wilkinson, P.;
Epidemiology, 2010; 21(3):405-13
Short term effects of temperature on risk of myocardial infarction in England and Wales: time series regression analysis of the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP) registry.
Bhaskaran, K.; Hajat, S.; Haines, A.; Herrett, E.; Wilkinson, P.; Smeeth, L.;
BMJ, 2010; 341:c3823
Ozone, heat and mortality: acute effects in 15 British conurbations.
Pattenden, S.; Armstrong, B.; Milojevic, A.; Heal, M.R.; Chalabi, Z.; Doherty, R.; Barratt, B.; Kovats, R.S.; Wilkinson, P.;
Occup Environ Med, 2010; 67(10):699-707
An approach for estimating the health effects of changes over time in air pollution: an illustration using cardio-respiratory hospital admissions in London.
Tonne, C.; Beevers, S.; Kelly, F.; Jarup, L.; Wilkinson, P.; Armstrong, B.G.;
Occup Environ Med, 2009; 67(6):422-7
Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: household energy.
Wilkinson, P.; Smith, K.R.; Davies, M.; Adair, H.; Armstrong, B.G.; Barrett, M.; Bruce, N.; Haines, A.; Hamilton, I.; Oreszczyn, T.; Ridley, I.; Tonne, C.; Chalabi, Z.;
Lancet, 2009; 374(9705):1917-29
Health and Climate Change 3 Public health benefits of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: low-carbon electricity generation
Markandya, A.; Armstrong, B.G.; Hales, S.; Chiabai, A.; Criqui, P.; Mima, S.; Tonne, C.; Wilkinson, P.
Lancet, 2009; 374(9706):2006-2015
Air pollution and mortality benefits of the London Congestion Charge: spatial and socioeconomic inequalities
Tonne, C.; Beevers, S.; Armstrong, B.; Kelly, F.; Wilkinson, P.
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2008; 65(9):620-7
International study of temperature, heat and urban mortality: the 'ISOTHURM' project
McMichael, A.J.; Wilkinson, P.; Kovats, R.S.; Pattenden, S.; Hajat, S.; Armstrong, B.; Vajanapoom, N.; Niciu, E.M.; Mahomed, H.; Kingkeow, C.; Kosnik, M.; O'Neill, M.S.; Romieu, I.; Ramirez-Aguilar, M.; Barreto, M.L.; Gouveia, N.; Nikiforov, B.
International Journal of Epidemiology, 2008; 3:3
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