There is a renewed appreciation of the importance of 'place' in health promotion and disease prevention. We know that the way cities are planned, built and managed influences human health.
Car-dominated transport, reduced opportunities for physical activity and lack of social connection all impact on our health.
Join us to discuss how concerns for human health can become explicit matters for consideration in urban planning policy systems, and explore the opportunity for health professionals to contribute to the creation of built environments which improve the health of our communities.
This event was held at the University of Sydney on Monday 12 March 2018. There is no podcast for this event.
Thursday 15 March
Join Ngarigu woman Professor Jakelin Troy as she discusses the lives, language and knowledge of the individuals she has discovered among a rich trove of anthropological archives.
Monday 7 May
There are many dimensions to spatial inequality in Australia. This seminar will probe the uneven distribution of the country’s economic and environmental resources, with a particular focus on cities.
Tuesday 8 May
A closer look at how philosophy, marine geoscience, art, and literature explore different ways of knowing the sea, and how they might inform one another in the future.