On 22 September 2022 the Breathing City hosting a half day event to explore indoor air quality for health with a particular focus on “Understanding AQ for health in different environments” – discussing the challenges of measuring air quality and ventilation and relating this to health parameters.
We brought together a range of speakers including:
- Prof. Chris Whitty (pre-recorded): AQ and health; challenges and needs. Presentation recording here
- Dr. David Fishwick: The Lungs at Work; formidable yet fragile. Recording and slides not available to the public
- Dr. Miranda Loh: Healthy Air for Workplaces (slides) (recording)
- Cairan Van Rooyen: Public ventilation surveys. Recording and slides not available to the public as the data has recently been collected and the results shared were preliminary and unpublished.
- Dr. Abigail Hathway: Measuring ventilation rates in hospitality venues (slides) (recording)
- Jenny Carrington: Healthy building design (slides) (recording)
We also heard about four pilot studies funded by the Future Urban Ventilation Network:
Recordings of all four talks are available on our YouTube channel
- Dr. Marco Felipe King: Not every air quality measurement should be treated the same: standardising visuals (slides)
- Dr. Monica Mateo-Garcia: Impact of different building standards on indoor air quality in homes (slides)
- Dr. Hong Yang: Ventilation, indoor air quality and people health in care homes (recording)
- Dr. Jonathan Higham: Real-time residential monitoring of children with suspected pollution related respiratory diseases (slides)