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The University of Southampton
Economic, Social and Political Sciences

Investigating the effects of air quality on health Event

Origin:
Mathematical Sciences
Time:
10:00 - 16:30
Date:
15 April 2013
Venue:
Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute Building 39 University of Southampton, Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Nicole Thompson – Vassel on +44(0)23 8059 9036 or email ProfessionalTraining.FSHS@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute (S3RI) is organising this one-day meeting as the opening workshop for the EPSRC grant, "A rigorous statistical framework for estimating the long-term health effects of air pollution" awarded to the Universities of Southampton and Glasgow.

The meeting is open to all, but registration is required and fees apply, details will be posted later.

Confirmed Speakers

Prof Alan Gelfand, Duke University, USA.

Dr Sujit Sahu, University of Southampton

Dr Duncan Lee, University of Glasgow

Dr Fintan Hurley, Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh.

Dr Paul Agnew, UK Met Office, Exeter.

Mr Stuart Sneddon, AEA Technology,UK. Title of the talk: Air Quality Monitoring, Trends and Indicators for Scotland.

Tentative Programme

10:00 - 10:30  Registration and welcome coffee

10:30-11:20  A rigorous statistical framework for estimating the long-term health effects of air pollution by Sujit Sahu and Duncan Lee

11:20-12:10  Space is the place: An overview of spatial modelling. A public lecture by Prof. Alan Gelfand.

12:10-13:30  Lunch break

13:30-15:30  Talks by Fintan Hurley, Paul Agnew and Stuart Sneddon

15:30-16:30  Coffee, discussion and roundup

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