Contributions to Events

2021

April

23rd April, RTPI NW

Healthy Active Cities researcher Sam Hayes spoke at the Royal Town Planning Institute Northwest’s webinar ‘Panning for Healthy Communities’ about his research on runners and green spaces. He discussed the potential ways in which the built environment and Planners influence the experience of running and might support people to use running as part of an active lifestyle.

Sam’s presentation can be viewed on RTPI Northwest’s YouTube channel.

4th April, Active Travel Podcast

Healthy Active Cities researcher Harrie Larrington-Spencer spoke with Prof. Rachel Aldred for the Active Travel Podcast about her work on inclusive cycling in Greater Manchester, the challenges posed for non-standard cycle users, and what inclusive active travel would look like.

The podcast is available to listen to online.

December

7th December, Salford Now

Healthy Active Cities researcher Harrie Larrington-Spencer spoke with Sanny Rudravajhala about her work on inclusive cycling in Greater Manchester.

The article by Sanny is available to read on Salford Now and the video interview is available to watch on YouTube.

1st December, Views with Brews

Healthy Active Cities were invited to this popular online active travel seminar series to discuss the work and approach of the research team (Graeme Sherriff), as well as present on ongoing projects including E-Cargo (Luke Blazejewski) and Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (Harrie Larrington-Spencer).

The seminar is available to watch on YouTube.

November

24th November, Festival of Road Safety

Festival of Road Safety 2020

Graeme Sherriff was invited to participate in a panel discussing ‘E-scooters – are they safe or do they pose a threat to users and other road users?’.

The panel discussion is available to watch on the website.

15th November, Prestwich Environmental Forum

Harrie Larrington-Spencer was invited to discuss getting about, for work/life/fun, actively and inclusively on a panel organised by the Prestwich Environmental Forum.  

The panel discussion is available to watch on Facebook.

April

15th April, #FurloughFitness Podcast

In episode 5 of the #FurloughFitness podcast, Sam Hayes chatted about his research into green spaces and urban planning, and the significance these have on our wellbeing.

The podcast is available to listen to online.