Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care


Final conference

The project final conference was held at the Wellcome Centre in London on 8th March 2017.

Presentations from project members

1. What is community severance and why is it important?

Dr. Jennifer Mindell

Presentation [pdf]

2. Introduction to the Street Mobility project and toolkit

Prof. Peter Jones

Presentation [pdf]

3. Walkability modelling and analysis

Dr. Ashley Dhanani

4. Community severance valuation tool

Dr. Paulo Anciaes

Presentation [pdf]

5. Health, wellbeing and neighbourhood mobility among older people in Great Britain

Dr. Jemima Stockton

Presentation [pdf]

6. Participatory Mapping: Impacts of community severance on older people

Prof. Muki Haklay

7. Validating the Street Mobility toolkit: triangulation of findings in Finchley Road

Dr. Jennifer Mindell

Presentation [pdf]

Presentations from invited speakers

1. Effects of living near an urban motorway on travel behaviour, wellbeing and severance in local residents

Dr. Louise Foley, Centre for Diet and Activity Research, University of Cambridge
Dr. Amy Nimegeer, Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

Presentation [pdf]

2. Working together to promote active travel

Carl Petrokofsky, Public Health England

Presentation [pdf]

3. Negotiating the stressful streets: the view from Kilburn

Dr. John Miles, Kilburn Older Voices Exchange

Presentation [pdf]

4. Healthy Streets for London

Valerie Shawcross, Deputy Mayor for Transport

Healthy Streets for London blueprint [link]

5. Embedding the Healthy Streets approach in policy and practice in London

Lucy Saunders, Consultant in Public Health

Presentation [pdf]