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CHILL team attends conference at Imperial College London
17 July 2024

CHILL team presents at the Joint UK & Ireland Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology and Exposure Science annual meeting.

The State of Global Air 2024 report shows air pollution is the second leading risk factor for death globally
26 June 2024

Air pollution surpasses tobacco and diet as the second leading risk factor for death globally, State of Global Air 2024 report finds.

CHILL team raises awareness for Clean Air Day 2024
21 June 2024

CHILL team joins local council and community groups to raise awareness for Clean Air Day.

CHILL team wins recognition award for best collaboration
20 May 2024

Congratulations to the CHILL team for winning the Most Effective Collaboration award by Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research.

Mayor of London announces first healthcare-targeted air pollution alert in UK
19 March 2024

A new air quality alert will directly notify London health professionals about incidents of poor air quality.

U.S. EPA announces new air quality standards to improve public health
28 February 2024

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to lower the standards for a traffic-related air pollution.

Bloomsbury Festival
31 October 2022

Festival of Communities 2022
11 June 2022

At this year's Festival of Communities, the CHILL team ran our ‘What do U-Know about ULEZ’ activity where residents could learn about how interventions can help lower air pollution. It was amazing to meet everyone and even see some of our participants!

ULEZ update: Will air pollution increase on roads around the ULEZ?
18 February 2020

When low emission zones such as the ULEZ or Congestion Charge are introduced there is an understandable concern that roads around the ULEZ may get busier.

The CHILL team with the Blizard Institute award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement Centre of the Cell and CHILL team win Blizard Institute award for Public Engagement
12 July 2019

Congratulations to Kristian Petrovich from Centre of the Cell and the CHILL team for winning the Blizard Institute award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Engagement.

CHILL study in the international media
10 June 2019

Over the past year, the CHILL study has been featured in the news all over the world including the UK, Ireland, USA, New Zealand, France, China and Malta. Here's a selection of our coverage.

London buses and taxis on a busy street London's Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force
8 April 2019

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) came into affect today across parts of central London. Here's a round-up of the national and international media coverage.

CHILL study reaches recruitment target of 3,200 children
5 April 2019

The CHILL study team have met their recruitment target of 3,200 children before next week's deadline of the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London.

CHILL team feature on BBC's The One Show
28 March 2019

The CHILL research team enjoy their 15 minutes of fame as they feature on The One Show on Thursday 27 March.

CHILL study featured on BBC News
15 January 2019

The CHILL study makes another appearance on BBC News, showing us testing in a central London school.

EXHALE findings published in The Lancet, indicating air pollution stunts children's lung growth
15 November 2018

The results from the EXHALE study, the predecessor to CHILL, have today been published in world leading medical journal The Lancet. Here is a round-up of the news coverage in the national and international press.

Schools join research into the effect of air pollution on children’s health
8 June 2018

Over 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study led by Queen Mary University of London, launched today by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at Netley Primary School.

Luton CHILL team hit the headlines as study opens in Luton
8 June 2018

A round-up of our news coverage in the national and international press as the CHILL study launches in Luton.

CHILL hits the news as Mayor of London visits our launch at Netley Primary School in London
8 June 2018

A round-up of our news coverage in the national and international press as we launch at our first school – Netley Pirmary School – in London.

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