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16 Jun, 2017

A study has been published today in the journal Environmental Science and Technology looking at...

14 Jun, 2017

The MRC Max Perutz science writing award is currently open, with a closing date of 4 July. The...

13 Jun, 2017

Although microplastics are widely studied in the context of the marine environment where they...

31 May, 2017

Traffic noise, as well as air pollution, could affect heart health, according to new research ...

30 May, 2017

The Centre held the annual meeting of its International Scientific Advisory Board on Monday 8...

25 May, 2017

The MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health is pleased to host a two-day symposium in...

19 May, 2017

Imperial Festival took place on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May 2017. The free annual festival took...

01 Mar, 2017

Research has been published today in The Lancet Public Health from Centre researchers Majid...

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24 Feb, 2017

The life expectancy gap between British men & women is closing.

Improvements in...

01 Feb, 2017

The research, coordinated from Imperial College London, revealed that low socioeconomic status (...

17 Jan, 2017

As part of the January issue, the European Respiratory Journal presents the latest in...

13 Jan, 2017

Prof. Paul Elliott & Prof. Elaine Holmes, Imperial College London, are authors in a paper...

09 Dec, 2016

A big clinical trial in Malawi run by Kevin Mortimer, a medical doctor & a respiratory...

16 Nov, 2016

The condition is caused by a number of factors including having a diet high in salt & low in...

22 Oct, 2016

The sensitive topic of air pollution legislation is mentioned later in the news item. EU...

14 Oct, 2016

PhD student Liza Selley has won this year’s Max Perutz Science Writing Award. On 13 October, in...

06 Oct, 2016

The work assessing the impact of smoke-free legislation on birth outcomes in England, which...

13 Sep, 2016

"Moreover, there is plenty of evidence that black people and ethnic minorities are much more...

25 Nov, 2015

despite tougher regulations, NO2 levels remains high. In the programme, ...

19 Nov, 2015

This montlh's Non Communicable Disease (NCD) Forum ...

11 Oct, 2015

Up to 3,000 British schools are situated in areas with...

07 Oct, 2015

Following the recent reports on Volkswagen and air pollution, Professor Frank Kelly...

24 Jul, 2015

The MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health is pleased to announce a call for pump-priming...

15 Jul, 2015

The Respiratory Health of the Nation project was launched yesterday (14 July) at the Houses of...

23 Jun, 2015

Researchers analysed data for 8.6 million people living in London between 2003 and 2010. They...

03 Jun, 2015

The Centre's Deputy Director, Frank Kelly, and Centre member Hector Keun from Imperial College,...

27 May, 2015

Dr Anna Hansell, Assistant Director of SAHSU, appeared in press and radio on Tuesday 26 May ...

11 May, 2015

A new paper published by investigators across the Centre takes a novel approach to this problem...

30 Apr, 2015

A paper by Centre Investigator Majid Ezzati has been published today in the Lancet, entitled "...

12 Mar, 2015

Centre investigators from the Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU) at Imperial College and...

11 Feb, 2015

Deputy Director of the Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU), Dr Anna Hansell, appears on...

26 Jan, 2015

Researchers at Imperial College London and the National Institute for Public Health and the...

12 Dec, 2014

MRC-PHE Centre held another successful Investigator's Seminar at Imperial College London. This...

23 Oct, 2014

The programme provides a unique opportunity for early-career scientists to develop the skills...

17 Oct, 2014

This conference aims to promote scientific communication in environmental epidemiology through...

06 Oct, 2014

Molecular and Genetics catergory - Professor Paul Elliott and Professor Marjo-...

06 Oct, 2014

The Unit's strategy is to investigate the impact of exposure to exogenous environmental...

01 Sep, 2014

The course will provide an in-depth description of the OMICs data, their features, and the...

24 Jul, 2014

Researchers from Imperial College London and the University of Crete analysed the metabolites in...

03 Jul, 2014

The EAC launched this latest enquiry in the wake of the early April smog episode, Public Health...

03 Jul, 2014

Summing up the conference Professor Frank Kelly said: "It was great pleasure to...

24 Jun, 2014

Our Centre's Dr. Anna Hansell and Professor Paul Elliott  were interviewed for an article in the...

16 Jun, 2014

This award is nominated by staff and students across the College and is awarded to staffs who...

20 May, 2014

Seventy percent of 11-12 year olds in the UK now own a mobile phone, rising to 90 per cent by...

06 May, 2014

Published today in The Lancet the study finds that achieving the targets can prevent over 37...

06 May, 2014

Each year, King’s hold an annual meeting to present and discuss the latest air pollution...

19 Dec, 2013

The MRC has released a series of videos highlighting how they have led the way over the past...

19 Nov, 2013

Professor Phillips was presented with the award at the Society’s 11th International Conference...

08 Oct, 2013
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    The study looked at the risk of hospital...
08 Oct, 2013

Risks of hospital admissions and deaths from stroke, heart and circulatory disease are higher in...

03 Oct, 2013

On 12th September, Centre Deputy Director Frank Kelly and Centre Investigator Gary Fuller gave...

26 Sep, 2013

Coordinated by Centre researchers, the EXPOsOMICS consortium brings together twelve project...

18 Sep, 2013

The recently updated LondonAir, run by Centre researchers has won first place in Air Quality...

12 Sep, 2013

The Centre's Environmental Reaserch Group have just released a collection of new features and...

04 Sep, 2013

Centre researchers Prof. Paolo Vineis and Prof. David Phillips talk about Exposomics on...

31 Jul, 2013

In the past, epidemiological studies often used simple proximity to source as a measure of...

18 Jul, 2013

In the first study to test the invention in the operating theatre, the “iKnife” diagnosed tissue...

10 Jul, 2013

Prof Paolo Vineis and Dr Helga Laszlo discuss the impacts of prolonged exposure to particulate...

05 Jun, 2013

The Lancet will be publishing a major new Series which examines the current and expected extent...

01 May, 2013

The seminar will cover the latest policy developments and research findings with respect to...

11 Apr, 2013

The Big Bang is the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young...

01 Mar, 2013

London could have the world's first Ultra Low Emission Zone, according to Mayor Boris Johnson...

01 Feb, 2013

The Maastricht Molecular Epidemiology Expertise group (M2E2) offers you a challenging five days...

01 Feb, 2013

Writing in the journal Science, Centre researcher Professor Martin Williams examines how science...

19 Dec, 2012

Researchers have identified four new genetic regions that influence birth weight....

19 Dec, 2012

Smoking and alcohol use have also overtaken child hunger in the last two decades to become the...

05 Dec, 2012

Centre Deputy Director Frank Kelly talks to the BBC about this, and how new laws are needed to...

04 Dec, 2012

The formula, which is available as an online calculator, estimates the child’s obesity risk...

04 Dec, 2012

This film features interviews with two Londoners who recall the smog vividly, and can be...

04 Dec, 2012

In the article, ‘From Acid Rain to Climate Change’, Professor Williams, Dr Stefan Reis of the...

29 Nov, 2012

The interview, which features in the November 29th edition of the Journal, highlights the...

19 Nov, 2012

Researchers will use smartphones equipped with GPS and environmental sensors to monitor...

16 Nov, 2012

Centre researchers Professor Paolo Vineis and Dr Toby Athersuch explain how the Exposomics...

15 Nov, 2012

The symposium was held in the spectacular setting of the world-famous Natural History Museum,...

07 Nov, 2012

Mortality from heart and circulatory disease – the leading cause of death in the UK – declined...

10 Oct, 2012

Centre Investigator Professor Majid Ezzati discusses what public health research tells us about...

04 Oct, 2012

Each year the magazine reviews over 500 air quality websites in the UK divided into categories...

03 Oct, 2012

 

The Small Area Health Statistics Unit (SAHSU) was established in 1987 following a...

03 Oct, 2012

SAHSU are developing an atlas of England and Wales, which maps the spatial variation in exposure...

01 Oct, 2012

The conference was open to the public and also featured presentations from Murad Qureshi, London...

Photo success
13 Jul, 2012

Congratulations to Cristina Canova, who beat stiff competition to win the 2012 Imperial Postdoc...

18 May, 2012

The independent expert advisory committee provides advice to Government departments and agencies...

13 May, 2012

The society particularly praised her work on the North Finland Birth cohort, and her substantial...

18 Apr, 2012

The new STROBE-ME extension implements nine existing items of the STROBE Statement and provides...

05 Dec, 2011

ELEEP is a membership-only forum for the exchange of ideas, policy solutions, best-practices,...

02 Sep, 2011

This prize is awarded for the best master thesis in the field of chemistry, life sciences and...