Webinar 2: Understanding Air Pollution


An in-depth examination of the causes, mechanisms and impacts of air pollution. What is polluting our air, and why? How does it affect us? Who is responsible, and when and where are people worst affected?

Who is speaking?


In order of appearance :

Dr. Suzanne Bartington

Dr Suzanne Bartington is a clinical research fellow at the Institute of Applied Health, University of Birmingham. She is a public health clinician and environmental epidemiologist. Her research interests are air pollution, sustainable transport mobilities and environmental policy. She is a member of Oxford County Council.

Anjali Raman-Middleton

17-year-old Anjali Raman-Middleton is Co-founder of Choked-Up, a campaign group started by black and brown teenagers living in areas worst affected by air pollution. They lobby for cleaner air legislation and the right for everyone to breathe clean air.

The full webinar also features :

Prof Ioannis Bakolis

Professor Ioannis Bakolis is senior lecturer in biostatistics and epidemiology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience. He leads research on how social and environmental stressors such as air pollution affect the epidemiology of mental disorders over the life course. His research also extends on how to tackle social inequalities in healthcare and communities settings and has been covered in multiple (inter)national media outlets.

Tyler Knowlton

Communications director Tyler Knowlton is an expert in the field of public engagement and policy development. He has developed and led projects at the international, national, and local levels—from governments to grassroots. He currently leads Plume Labs’ partnership efforts.

Michael Pinsky

Michael Pinsky is a British artist whose work explores the public realm. His recent installation Pollution Pods is touring internationally. Artnet included Pollution Pods in its list of the 100 Works of Art That Defined the Decade.

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