ESRC Seminar Series - Seminar 2
Evidence, Governance and Policies for Health and Planning
The ESRC Seminar Series- Seminar 2 took place on Monday, 29 June 2015, from 10:00 to 16:30 at the University of Bristol School of Chemistry, Lecture Theatre 2, Cantock's Close, Bristol BS8 1TS.
The seminar comprised a morning masterclass to compare public health and planning evidence and the degree to which health evidence is compatible with and useful to planning practice. This was followed by afternoon presentations and panel discussions to consider how research should support the integration of health and planning, with an exploration of mechanisms to integrate health evidence into planning.
Evidence base masterclass
- Dr Adrian Davis, Public Health and Transport Planning
Specialist, Bristol City Council.
The Meanings and Value of Evidence-Based Policies and Practice in Transport Planning
- Lynn Gibbons, Specialty Registrar in Public Health and Public
Health Practitioner in Residence, WHO Collaborating Centre for
Healthy Urban Environments, UWE Bristol.
Health and Planning - Evidence
- Adam Sheppard, Senior Lecturer in Planning, UWE, Bristol.
Local Authority Planning Decisions: Considering Health
- Dr Marleen Bekker, Research Fellow Governance and Innovation in
Social Services, Public Administration and Political Science,
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
The Nature of Evidence for "Healthy Planning": A Strategic Approach to Evidence-Based Planning
- Angie Jukes, Technical Policy and Planning Specialist
Policy, Performance and Reform, Stockport Metropolitan Borough
Council. Re-introducing planning and health in Stockport.
Reintroducing Planning & Health in Stockport
- Dr Karen Lock, Clinical Reader in Public Health, London School
of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Evidence Beyond the Health Sector
- Professor Susan Thompson, Professor of Planning and Director -
Healthy Built Environments Program, Planning, City Futures Research
Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia.
Embedding Health in Planning: Shifting Sands of Legislative, Policy and Practice Initiatives in NSW, Australia
This was a free, invitation only event. Invitees were encouraged to sign up quickly as we anticipated this event to be fully booked.
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