Natural environments and green spaces

Lee A, Jordan H C, Horsley J. (in press). The value of urban green spaces in promoting healthy living and wellbeing: prospects for planning. Risk Management and Healthcare Policy.

Lee A, Maheswaran R. The health benefits of green spaces: A review of the evidence. Journal of Public Health 2011; 33(2): 212-222.

Built and urban environments

Barnes S (in press). Does the design of hospitals meet the needs of older people? An evaluation of three acute care settings. Journal of Architectural Planning and Research.

Barnes S. Space, choice and control, and quality of life in care settings for older people. Environment and Behaviour 2006; 38: 589-604.

Barnes S. The design of caring environments and the quality of life of older people. Ageing and Society 2002; 22: 775-789.

Barnes S, Torrington J, Orrell A, Lewis A, Netten A, Darton R. Does the design of extra-care housing meet the needs of the residents?: A qualitative study. Ageing and Society 2012; 32(7): 1193-1214.

Brereton L, Gardiner C, Gott M, Barnes S, Ingleton C, Carroll C. The hospital environment for end-of-life care of older adults and their families: a systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2012; 68(5): 981-993.

Easton S C and Ferrari E T (Forthcoming). Children's Travel to School - the interaction of individual, neighbourhood and school factors. Transport Policy

Gardiner C and Barnes S. ‘Improving Environments for Care at the End of Life in Hospitals’ In: ‘Living with Ageing and Dying: End of Life Care for Older People’ (2011). Eds: Gott M & Ingleton C. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Lewis A, Torrington J, Barnes S, Darton R, Holder J, McKee K, Netten A, Orrell A. EVOLVE: a tool for evaluating the design of older people's housing. Housing Care and Support 2010; 13(3): 36-41.

Orrell A, McKee K, Torrington J, Barnes S, Lewis A, Netten A, Darton R. The relationship between building design and residents’ quality of life in extra care housing schemes. Health and Place 2013; 21: 62-24.

Parker C J, Barnes S, McKee K J, Morgan K, Torrington J M and Tregenza P R. Quality of life and building design in residential and nursing homes for older people. Ageing and Society 2004; 24: 941-962.

Torrington J, Barnes S, McKee K J, Morgan K, Tregenza P R. The influence of building design on the quality of life. Architectural Science Review 2004; 47(2): 193-197.

Food and obesogenic environments

Clonan A, Wilson P, Swift JA, Leibovici DG, Holdsworth M (2015) Red and processed meat consumption and purchasing behaviours and attitudes: impacts for human health, animal welfare and environmental sustainability. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Mar 13:1-11. [Epub ahead of print]

Clonan A, Holdsworth M (2012) The challenges of eating a healthy and sustainable diet. Editorial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 96:3 459-460.

Clonan A, Holdsworth M, Swift J, Leibovici D, Wilson P (2012) The dilemma of healthy eating and environmental sustainability: public understanding and consumption of fish. Public Health Nutrition. 15(2):277-84.

Clonan A, Roberts K, Holdsworth M (July, 2015) Socio-demographic patterns in meat consumption. Nutrition Society Annual conference, Nottingham.

Green M A, Subramanian S V, Strong M, Cooper C, Loban A, Bissell P. 'Fish out of water': A cross-sectional study on the interaction between social and neighbourhood effects on weight management behaviours. International Journal of Obesity 39, 535-541, 2015

Hayati Adilin M. A. M., Holdsworth M., McCullough F. Swift J. A., Norimah A. K. (2015) Whole school mapping to investigate the school environment’s potential to promote a healthy diet and physical activity in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Nutrition 21(1); 1-14.

Holdsworth M, (2010) Sustainability should be integral to nutrition and dietetics. Editorial. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.23, 467–468

Holdsworth M (2013) Why nutrition is central to ensuring food security – a global perspective. Annual Kroto and Krebs symposium on food security. University of Sheffield, 26th November.

Holdsworth M, Maire B, Delpeuch F (2010) How does the obesogenic environment impact on climate change? European Childhood Obesity Group. Brussels, 18th Nov (Belgium). Published in PHN P1528 August 2012 - Volume 15, Special Issue 8A (ECOG 2010 and beyond – Taking childhood obesity off the menu) doi:10.1017/S1368980012001486

Relton C, Strong M, Holdsworth M. Plastic food packaging encourages obesity. BMJ 2012; 344: 31

Environments and health inequalities

Green M A, Subramanian S V, Vickers D, Dorling D. Internal migration, area effects and health: Does where you move to impact upon your health? Social Science and Medicine 2015; 136:27-34.

Green M A, Vickers D W, Dorling D. A neighbourhood level mortality classification of England and Wales, 2006-2009, Health and Place 2014; 30:196-204.

Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Strong M, Clifford P, Brewins L, Wight J. Assessing the impact of selective migration and care homes on geographical inequalities in health - a total population cohort study in Sheffield. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology 2014;10:85-97.

Physical environment (air, water, soil, radiation)

Bridge J, Oliver D, Chadwick D, Godfray HC, Heathwaite A L, Kay D, Maheswaran R, McGonigle D F, Nichols G, Pickup R, Porter J, Wastling J, Banwart S A. Engaging with the water sector for public health benefits: waterborne pathogens and diseases in developed countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 2010;88:873-5.

Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Beevers SD, Campbell MJ, Wolfe CD. Outdoor air pollution, subtypes and severity of ischemic stroke - a small-area level ecological study. International Journal of Health Geographics 2014;13:23.

Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Smeeton NC, Beevers SD, Campbell MJ, Wolfe CD. Outdoor air pollution and incidence of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke: a small-area level ecological study. Stroke 2012;43:22-7.

Diaz-Sandoval R, Erdelyi R, Maheswaran R. Could periodic patterns in human mortality be sensitive to solar activity? Annales Geophysicae 2011;29:1113-20.

Haining R, Li G, Maheswaran R, Blangiardo M, Law J, Best N, Richardson S. Inference from ecological models: estimating the relative risk of stroke from air pollution exposure using small area data. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology 2010;1:123-31.

Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Smeeton NC, Beevers SD, Campbell MJ, Wolfe CD. Impact of outdoor air pollution on survival after stroke: population-based cohort study. Stroke 2010;41:869-77.

Maheswaran R, Pearson T, Hoysal N, Campbell MJ. Evaluation of the impact of a health forecast alert service on admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Bradford and Airedale. Journal of Public Health 2010;32:97-102.

Climate change and disaster management

Holdsworth M, Bricas N (2015) Changement climatique: impact sur la consommation alimentaire et la nutrition [Climate change: impact on diet and nutrition] in: ‘Changement climatique et agricultures du monde’ edited by Emmanuel Torquebiaus. editions Quae, Versailles, France.

Lee A C K, Booth A, Challen K, Gardois P, Goodacre S. Disaster management in low and middle-income countries: Scoping review of the evidence base. Emergency Medicine Journal 2014;0:1-6.

Lee A C K. Local perspectives on humanitarian aid in Sri Lanka after the tsunami. Public Health 2008; 122 (12): 1410-1417.

Lee A C K. Same problems that dogged tsunami response bedevil humanitarian aid today. The Conversation. Dec 26, 2014. Available at:

Lee A C K. Nepal quake: the challenges facing disaster response. The Conversation. Apr 27, 2015. Available at:

Lee A C K. ‘Learning from Disasters: Lessons from around the world’ (Oral presentation), Bezmialem Vakif University Disaster Congress, Istanbul, November 2014.