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We are pleased to announce The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) is now an official partner of the Breathing City Network. The ASBP is a not-for-profit, mission driven organisation working to enable a healthy and low carbonbuilt environment. They organise regular events, conduct original research and run working groups ontopics including reducing plastics in construction and natural insulation. One of the ASBP’s main areas of work is on indoor air quality within buildings, predominantly at the product-level, exploring issues such as source control, off-gassing, formaldehyde, VOCs and material toxicity, covered by their annual Healthy Buildings conference. The ASBP has in-house expertise on source control and air quality issues, and has authored a number of technical briefing papers on topics such as Formaldehyde and its effects on human health, the Health & wellbeing benefits of natural fibre insulation, and Airtightness, vapour control and breathability. We look forward to working with…

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We have been hearing about lots of exciting opportunities to attend conferences in 2021, here are a selection that may be of interest to our community: Online: 30 August – 3 September 2021 Call for abstracts. Deadline: 31 March 2021 Online: 6-8 July 2021 Call for abstracts. Deadline: 9 April 2021 Online: 1-3 December Call for abstracts. Deadline: 25 June 2021 Online: 24 June 2021 Call for abstracts. Deadline: 26 March 2021 Honolulu Hawaii: 9-11 November 2021 Call for abstracts. Deadline: 17 May 2021

Another one of our partner air quality networks, ‘BioAirNet‘, is organising their first thematic workshop on ‘BioPM sources and dynamics across the indoor-outdoor continuum’ on 22 February 2021, 10:00-12:00 (GMT). As the inaugural event for this theme of BioAirNet, the workshop will introduce the proposed thematic scope and outputs and will provide attendees with the opportunity to participate in shaping its direction of travel. You can also keep up to date with BioAirNet on twitter or see their website for further information. During the interactive online session, you will hear short presentations from the BioAirNet Theme leads and from an invited expert speaker. They’re aiming for a healthy balance of presentation and active discussion to ensure everyone benefits from hearing the views of academics, industry practitioners, regulators and stakeholders affected by poor air quality and air quality improvement. Workshop agenda 22 February 2021, 10:00-12:00 (GMT) 10.00  Introduction to BioAirNet, Theme…

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One of our partner air quality networks, ‘TAPAS‘ (Tackling Air Pollution at School), has started their 2021 seminar series! See below for the upcoming speaker schedule. You can also keep up to date with them on twitter. The same link can be used to join all seminars (https://maths-cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/93099829011?pwd=WkREQUhQYmhpbEo5R3h0Tnowalc3Zz09). Future seminar speakers are as follows:

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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.   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:

Only 2 weeks until the network’s kick off event! Join us on 18th Jan to find out more about how to manage exposure to air pollution by considering the airflows between indoor and outdoor environments. Register here

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