• NEWS: Innovate UK-funded study reveals cost of air pollution related disease to local populations

    Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council has announced the successful completion of a groundbreaking pilot study on reducing poor air quality through community measures. The pilot study was launched in November 2022 by a consortium led by Enjoy the Air in partnership with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to examine the link between air pollution, behaviour and the […]

  • NEWS: HealthLumen to participate in air pollution project funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)

    HealthLumen is part of a consortium that has been a awarded a £50,000 Fast Start: Innovation grant to undertake a pilot project in Sandwell to reduce poor air quality through community measures. Air pollution is a major environmental cause of early death: it is also responsible for short- and long-term respiratory conditions such as asthma and lung […]

  • How leaving the car at home might improve health

    An analysis of the effect of lockdown on air pollution-related health in two London boroughs People around the world have spent parts of 2020 in lockdown. The Covid-19 pandemic has caused thousands of tragic deaths and damaged many people’s health directly and indirectly, but new research has shed light on a much-needed positive health development […]

  • NEWS: Long-term health impacts of changing air pollution exposure in London

    Today, the Mayor of London published a HealthLumen report commissioned by Transport for London and the Greater London Authority modelling the long-term health impacts of changing exposure to NO2 and PM2.5 in London.   The report reveals that by 2050 the impact of current air quality policies, including the London Environment Strategy are predicted to result […]