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  • Bartington SE, Bakolis I, Devakumar D, Kurmi OP, Gulliver J, et al. 2017. Patterns of domestic exposure to carbon monoxide and particulate matter in households using biomass fuel in Janakpur, Nepal. Environmental Pollution, Vol:220, pages:38-45.
  • Cai Y, Hansell AL, Blangiardo M, Burton P, et al. 2017. Long-term exposure to road traffic noise, ambient air pollution, and cardiovascular risk factors in the HUNT and Lifelines cohorts. European Heart Journal, Vol:38(29), pages:2290-2296.
  • Cai Y, Zijlema WL, Doiron D, Blangiardo M, et al. 2017. Ambient air pollution, traffic noise and adult asthma prevalence: a BioSHaRE approach. European Respiratory Journal, Vol:49 (1).
  • Dehbi HM, Blangiardo M, Gulliver J, Fecht D, et al. 2017. Air pollution and cardiovascular mortality with over 25 years follow-up: A combined analysis of two British cohorts. Environment International, Vol:99, pages:275-281.
  • Doiron D, de Hoogh K, Probst-Hensch N, Mbarchou S, et al. 2017. Residential air pollution and associations with wheeze and shortness of breath in adults: a combined analysis of cross-sectional data from two large European cohorts. Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol: 125(9).
  • Douglas P, Hayes ET, Williams WB, Tyrrel SF, et al. 2017. Dispersion modelling of biological air pollution from composting: progress, problems and prospects. Waste Management, Vol:70, pages:22-29.
  • Douglas P, Robertson SB, Gay R, Hansell AL,et al. 2017. A systematic review of the public health risks of bioaerosols from intensive farming. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, (in press).
  • Douglas P, Sterrantino A, Leal-Sanchez M, Ashworth D, et al. 2017. Estimating particulate exposure from modern Multiple Waste Incinerators (MWIs) in Great Britain. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol:99,
  • Fecht D, Jones A, Hill T, Lindfield T, et al. 2017. Inequalities in rural communities: Adapting national deprivation indices for rural settings. Journal of Public Health (Oxf.), Vol:27, pages:1-7.
  • Fiorito G, Vlaanderen J, Polidoro S, Gulliver J, et al. 2017. Oxidative stress and inflammation mediate the effect of air pollution on cardio- and cerebrovascular disease: A prospective study in nonsmokers. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, (in press).
  • Gulliver J, Morley D, Dunster C, McCrea A, et al. 2017. Land use regression models for the oxidative potential of fine particles (PM2.5) in five European areas. Environmental Research, Vol:160, pages:247-255.
  • Halonen JI, Dehbi HM, Hansell AL, Gulliver J, et al. 2017. Associations of night-time road traffic noise with carotid intima-media thickness and blood pressure: the Whitehall II and SABRE study cohorts. Environment International, Vol:98, pages:54-61
  • Kerckhoffs J, Hoek G, Vlaanderen J, van Nunen E, Messier K, Brunekreef B, Gulliver J, et al. 2017. Robustness of intra urban land-use regression models for ultrafine particles and black carbon based on mobile monitoring. Environmental Research, Vol:159, pages:500-508.
  • Pañella P, Casas M, Donaire-Gonzalez D, Garcia-Esteban R, Robinson O, Valentín A, Gulliver J, et al. 2017. Ultrafine particles and black carbon personal exposures in asthmatic and non-asthmatic children at school-age. Indoor Air.
  • Smith RB, Fecht D, Gulliver J, Beevers SD, et al. 2017. Impacts of London's road traffic air and noise pollution on birth weight: a retrospective population-based cohort study. British medical Journal, (in press).    
  • Tao F, Abdallah MA-E, Ashworth D, Douglas P, Toledano MB, et al. 2017. Emerging and legacy flame retardants in UK human milk and food suggest slow response to restrictions on use of PBDEs and HBCDD. Environment International, Vol:105, pages:95-104.
  • van Nunen E, Vermeulen R, Tsai MY, Probst-Hensch N, et al. 2017. Land Use Regression Models for Ultrafine Particles in Six European Areas. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol:51(6), pages:3336-3345.
  • Zijlema W, Cai Y, Doiron D, Mbatchou S, et al. 2017. Road traffic noise, blood pressure and heart rate: Pooled analyses of harmonized data from 88,336 participants. Environmental Research, Vol:52, pages:520-520.


  • Bakolis I, Kelly R, Fecht D, et al. 2016. Protective effects of smoke-free legislation on birth outcomes in England: a regression discontinuity design. Epidemiology, Vol:26, pages:810-818.
  • Dehbi H-M, Blangiardo M, Gulliver J, et al. 2016. Air pollution and cardiovascualr mortality with over 25 years follow-up: A combined analysis of two British cohorts. Environment International, in press.
  • Douglas P, Tyrrel SF, Kinnersley RP, et al. 2016. Predicting Aspergillus fumigatus exposure from composting facilities using a dispersion model: a conditional calibration and validation. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2016.09.017.
  • Douglas P, Bakolis I, Fecht D, et al. 2016. Respiratory hospital admission risk near large composting facilities. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. Vol:219, pages:372-379.
  • Douglas P, Tyrrel SF, Kinnersley RP, et al. 2016. Sensitivity of predicted bioaerosol exposure from open windrow composting facilities to ADMS dispersion model parameters. Journal of Environmental Management, Vol:184, pages:448-455.
  • Fecht D, Hansell AH, Morley D, et al. 2016. Spatial and temporal associations of road traffic noise and air pollution in London: Implications for epidemiological studies. Environment International, Vol:88, pages:235-242.
  • Fecht D, Fortunato L, Morley D, et al. 2016. Associations between urban metrics and mortality rates in England. Environmental Health, Vol:15(Suppl 1):S34.
  • Halonen J, Blangiardo M, Toledano MB et al. 2016. Is long-term exposure to traffic pollution associated with mortality? A small-area study in London. Environmental Pollution, Vol:208, pages:25-32.
  • Gulliver J, de Hoogh K, Hoek G, et al. 2016. Back-extrapolated and year-specific NO2 land use regression models for Great Britain - do they yied different exposure assessment? Environment International, Vol:92-93, pages:202-209.
  • Morley DW, GulliverJ. 2016. Methods to improve traffic flow and noise exposure estimation on minor roads. Environmental Pollution, Vol:216, pages:746-54.
  • Cai Y, Zijlema WL, Doiron D, et al. 2016. Ambient air pollution, traffic noise and adult asthma prevalence: a BioSHaRE approach. European Respiratory Journal,  doi:10.1183/13993003.02127-2015.
  • Nomura S, Blangiardo M, Tsubokura M, et al. 2016. School restrictions on outdoor activities and weight status in adolescent children after Japan's 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant disaster: a mid- to long-term retrospective analysis. BMJ Open, e013145.
  • Nomura S, Parsons AJQ, Hirabayashi M, et al. 2016. Social determinants of mid- to long-term disaster impacts on health: a systematic review. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, Vol:16, pages:53-67.
  • Nomura S, Blangiardo M, Tsubokura M, et al. 2016. Post-nuclear disaster evacuation and chronic health in adults in Fukushima, Japan: a long-term retrospective analysis. BMJ Open, Vol:6:e010080 
  • Nomura S, Blangiardo M, Tsubokura M, et al. 2016. Post-nuclear disaster evacuation and survival amongst elderly people in Fukushima: a comparative analysis between evacuees and non-evacuees. Preventive Medicien, Vol:82, pages:77-82.
  • Shepherd TJ, Dirkes W, Roberts NMW, et al. 2016. Tracing fetal and childhood exposure to lead using isotope analysis of deciduous teeth. Environmental Research, Vol:146, pages:145-153.
  • Tyrrell RL, Greenhalgh F, Hodgson S, et al. 2016. Food environments of young people: linking individual behaviour to environmental context. Journal of Public Health, March 2016 doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdw019.
  • Zijlema WL, Smidt N, Klijs B, et al. 2016. The LifeLines Cohort Study: A resource providing new opportunities for environmental epidemiology. Archives of Public Health, Vol:74, doi:10.1186/s13690-016-0144-x.
  • Zijlema WL, Cai Y, Doiron D, et al. 2016. Road traffic noise, blood pressure and heart rate: Pooled analyses of harmonized data from 88,336 participants. Environmental Research, Vol:151, pages:804-813.



  • Bixby H, Hodgson S, Fortunato L, et al. 2015. Associations between green space and health in English cities: an ecological, cross-sectional study. Plos One, Vol:10(4): e0125450.
  • Fecht D, Fischer P, Fortunato L, et al. 2015. Associations between air pollution and socioeconomic characteristics, ethnicity and age profile of neighbourhoods in England and the Netherlands. Environmental Pollution, Vol:198, pages:201-210.
  • Halonen J, Hansell AL, Gulliver J, et al. 2015. Road traffic noise is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and all-cause mortality in London. European Heart Journal, doi:10.1093/eurheartj/ehv216.
  • Hodgson S, Lurz P, Shirley MDF, et al. 2015. Exposure misclassification due to residential mobility during pregnancy. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, Vol:218, pages:414-421.
  • Hodgson S, Manmee C, Dirks W, et al. 2015. Determinants of childhood lead exposure in the post-petrol era; the Tooth Fairy cohort from Newcastle upon Tyne. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Vol:25(4), pages:420-426.
  • Gulliver J, Morley D, Vienneau D et al., 2015. Development of an open-source road traffic noise model for exposure assessment. Environmental Modelling & Software. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.12.022.
  • Morley DW, de Hoogh K, Fecht D et al. 2015. International scale implementation of the CNOSSOS-EU road traffic noise prediction model for epidemiological studies. Environmental Pollution, Vol:206, pages:332-341.
  • Ochi S, Hodgson S, Landeg O, et al. 2015. Medication supply for people evacuated during disasters. Journal of Evidence-Based Medicine, Vol:8, pages:39-41.
  • Pearson C, Littlewood E, Douglas P, et al. 2015. Exposures and health outcomes in relation to bioaerosol emissions from composting facilities: a systematic review of occupational and community studies. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, part B: Critical Reviews, Vol:18, pages: 43-69.
  • Sedda L, Morley DW, Brown HE. 2015. Characteristics of wind-infective farms of the 2006 bluetongue serotype 8 epidemic in Northern Europe. EcoHealth, Vol: 01, doi:10.1007/s10393-014-1008-x.
  • Sedda L, Tatem AJ, Morley DW, et al. 2015 Poverty, health and satellite-derived vegetation indices: their inter-spatial relationship in West Africa. International Health, Vol:7, pages:99-106.
  • Bhattacharya K, Mundy H, Lilburn MF, et al. 2015. A pilot longitudinal study of the use of waxy maize heat modified starch in the treatment of adults with glycogen storage disease type I: A randomized double-blind cross-over study. Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases, Vol: 10(18), doi:10.1186/s13023-015-0229-6.



  • Adam M, Schikowski T, Carsin AE, et al. 2014. Adult lung function and long-term air pollution exposure. ESCAPE: a multicentre cohort study and meta-analysis. European Respiratory Journal, Vol:5, doi:
  • Anderson S-J, Cherutich P, Kilonzo N, et al., 2014. Maximising the impact of combination HIV prevention through prioritising the people and places in greatest need. Lancet, Vol:384, pages:249-256
  • Beale L, 2014. Reflections on mapping the results of geographically weighted regression. In: Landmarks in Mapping. Field K, Kent AJ (ed.), Maney Publishing, London
  • Bennett J, Blangiardo M, Fecht D, et al., 2014. Vulnerability to the mortality effects of warm temperature in the districts of England and Wales. Nature Climate Change, Vol:4, Pages:269-273
  • Cai Y, Schikowski T, Adam M, et al., 2014. Cross-sectional associations between air pollution and chronic bronchitis: an ESCAPE meta-analysis across five cohorts. Thorax, doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-204352
  • de Hoogh K, Kroek M, Vienneau D et al., 2014. Comparing land use regression and dispersion modeling to assess residential exposure to ambient air pollution in epidemiological studies. Environment International, Vol:73, pages:382-392.
  • Fecht D, Beale L, Briggs D, 2014. A GIS-based urban simulation model for environmental health analysis. Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol:58, Pages:1-11
  • Hansell A, Beale LA, Ghosh RE, et al., 2014. The Environment and Health Atlas for England and Wales. UK Small Area Statistics Unit, Oxford University Press.
  • Ochi S, Hodgson S, Landeg O et al., 2014. Disaster-driven evacuation and medication loss: a systematic literature review. PLOS Currents Disasters. July 18. Edition 1
  • Ochi S, Nakagawa A, Lewis J et al., 2014. The great East Japan earthquake disaster: distribution of hospital damage in Miyagi prefecture. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, Vol: 29, Pages:245-253
  • Pirani M, Gulliver J, Fuller G et al., 2014. Bayesian spatiotemporal modeling for the assessment of short-term exposure to particulate air pollution in urban areas. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Vol:24, pages:319-327.
  • Schikowski T, Adam M, Marcon A et al., 2014. Association of ambient pollution with the prevalence and incidence of COPD. European Respiratory Journal, Vol:44, pages:614-626
  • Sedda L, Morley DW, Braks MAH, et al. 2014. Risk assessment of vector-borne diseases for public health governance. Public Health, Vol:128, doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2014.08.018
  • Wint W, Morley D, Medlock J, et al., 2014. A first attempt at modelling red deer (Cervus elaphus) distribution over Europe. Open Health Data, Vol: 2, Edition: 1



  • Asaria P, Fortunato L, Fecht D, et al., 2013. Trends and inequalities in cardiovascular disease mortality across 7932 English electoral wards, 1982-2006: Bayesian spatial analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, Vol:41, Pages:1737-1749
  • Ashworth D, Fuller GW, Toledano MB, et al., 2013. Comparative assessment of particulate air pollution exposure from municipal solid waste incinerator emissions. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, Vol:2013,ArticleID:560342-13pages
  • Beelen R, Hoek G, Vienneau D, et al., 2013. Development of NO2 and NOX land use regression models for estimating air pollution exposure in 36 study areas in Europe - The ESCAPE project. Atmospheric Environment, Vol:72, Pages:10-23
  • de Hoogh K, Wang M, Adam M, et al., 2013. Development of land use regression models for particle composition in twenty study areas in Europe. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol:47, Pages:5778-5786
  • Elliott P, Shaddick G, Douglass M, et al., 2013. Adult cancers near high-voltage overhead power lines. Epidemiology, Vol:24, Pages:184-190
  • Gulliver J, de Hoogh K, Hansell A, et al., 2013. Development and back-extrapolation of NO2 land use regression models for historic exposure assessment in Great Britain. Environmental Science and Technology, Vol:47, Pages:7804–7811
  • Hansell A, Blangiardo M, Fortunato L, et al., 2013. Aircraft noise and cardiovasular diease near Heathrow airport in London: small area study. British Medical Journal. 347:f5432.
  • Mackay AW, Swann GEA, Fagel N, et al., 2013. Hydrological instability during the last interglacial in central Asia: a new diatom oxygen isotope record from Lake Baikal. Quaternary Science Reviews, Vol:66, Pages:45-54
  • Nagy C, Juhasz A, Papp Z et al., 2013. Hierarchical spatio-temporal mapping of premature mortality due to alcoholic liver disease in Hungary, 2005-2010. European Journal of Public Health, doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckt169
  • Ochi S, Murray V, Hodgson S, et al., 2013. The great East Japan earthquake: a compilation of published literature on health needs and relief activities, March 2011-September 2012. PLOS Currents Disasters, May 13, Edition 5
  • Tang R, Blangiardo M, Gulliver J, 2013. Using building heights and street configuration to enhance intra-urban PM10, NOX and NO2 land use regression models. Environmental Science and Technology. Vol:47, Pages:11643-11650
  • Tang R, Clark JM, Bond T, et al., 2013. Assessment of potential climate change impacts on peatland dissolved organic carbon release and drinking water treatment from laboratory experiments.  Environmental Pollution. Vol:173, Pages:270-277
  • Wang M, Beelen R, Basagana X et al., 2013.Evaluation of land use regression models for NO2 and particulate matter in 20 European study areas: the ESCAPE project. Environmental Science & Technology, Vol:47, Pages:4357–4264



  • Briggs D, Beale L, Bennett J, et al.,2012. A geographical model of radio-frequency power density around mobile phone masts. Science of the Total Environment, Vol:426, Pages:233-243
  • Cyrys J, Eeftens M, Heinrich J, et al., 2012. Variation of NO2 and NOX concentrations between and within 36 European study areas: Results from the ESCAPE study. Atmospheric Environment, Vol:62, Pages:374-390
  • Eeftens M, Tsai M-Y, Ampe C, et al., 2012. Spatial variation of PM2.5, PM10, PM2.5 absorbance and PM coarse concentrations between and within 20 European study areas and the relationship with NO2 - Results of the ESCAPE project. Atmospheric Environment, Vol:62, Pages:303-317
  • Eeftens M, Beelen R, de Hoogh, et al., 2012. Development of land use regression models form PM2.5, PM2.5 absorbance, PM10 and PMcoarse in 20 European study areas; Results of the ESCAPE project. Environmental Science and Technology, Vol:46, Pages:11195-11205
  • Hodgson S, Beale L, Parslow RC, et al., 2012. Creating a national register of childhood type 1 diabestes using routinely collected hospital data. Pediatric Diabetes, Vol:13, Pages:235-243
  • Hodgson S, Namdeo A, Araujo-Soares V, et al., 2014. Towards an interdisciplinary science of transport and health: a case study on school travel. Journal of Transport Geography, Vol:21, Pages:70-79
  • Shepherd TJ, Dirks W, Manmee C, et al., 2012. Reconstructing the life-time lead exposure in children using dentine in deciduous teeth. Science of the Total Environment, Vol:425, Pages:214-222



  • Forastiere F, Badaloni C, de Hoogh K, et al., 2011. Health impact assessment of waste management facilities in three European countries. Environmental Health, Vol:10, Pages:53-53
  • Forrest L, Hodgson S, Parker L, et al., 2011. The influence of childhood IQ and education on social mobility in the Newcastle Thousand Families birth cohort. BMC Public Health, Vol:11, 895
  • Fortunato L, Abellan JJ, Beale L, et al., 2011. Sptio-temporal patterns of bladder cancer incidence in Utah (1973-2004) and their association with the presence of toxic release inventory sites. International Journal of Health Geographics, Vol:10:16
  • Gulliver J, Briggs, D, 2011. STEMS-Air: a simple GIS-based air pollution dispersion model for city-wide exposure assessment. Science of the Total Environment, Vol:409, Pages:2419-2429
  • Gulliver J, Morris C, Lee K, et al., 2011. Land use regression modelling to estimate historic (1962-1991) concentrations to black smoke and sulphur dioxide for Great Britain. Environmental Science and Technology, Vol:45, Pages:3526-3532
  • Gulliver J, Vienneau D, Fecht D, et al., 2011. Comparative assessment of GIS-based methods and metrics for estimating long-term exposure to air pollution. Atmospheric Environment, Vol:45, Pages:7072-7080
  • Nagy C, Juhasz A, Paldy A, et al., 2011. Mortality amenable to health care and its relation to socio-economic status in Hungary, 2004-2008. European Journal of Public Health, Vol:22, Pages:620-624