Thank you for a fantastic launch!

Thank you for a fantastic launch!

On Monday 18th January 2021, the Future Urban Ventilation Network hosted a launch event online. Professor Cath Noakes (PI) provided an overview on the project and four air quality experts delivered fantastic presentations.  

  • The Clean Air programme and the health challenges associated with poor air quality Professor Stephen Holgate, University of Southampton, Clean air champion
  • Indoor air quality and its health impacts Dr Sani Dimitroulopoulou, Principal Environmental Public Health Scientist, Public Health England
  • COVID-19 and Net Zero: challenges and opportunities for the built and urban environment Professor Paul Monks, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy 
  • Policy challenges associated with air quality and buildings in urban environments Professor Alan Penn, Chief Scientific Adviser, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

You can view these talks here:

The afternoon provided more information about the project themes which was followed by four online interactive discussion boards.

You can view these talks here:

The day was concluded with a lively discussion panel to share a variety of perspectives on the topic. The invited panel were:

You can view the panel discussion here:

https://youtu.be/CVYaXulIGTY

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