Navigation Links
Thousands to shape £8 million age-friendly design projects
Date:9/6/2013

participate actively in the research through a series of workshops, interviews and co-design sessions, helping to develop and test innovations such as crowd sourcing about mobility barriers, mobility apps, adaptations to mobility scooters, and means to overcome conflicts between the needs of different users of urban space.

The project will co-create practical tools which can act as complements or alternatives to redesign of the built environment. It will produce a website and report at its conclusion.

The team will investigate and address variation and contradictions in needs of different groups of older people (and even for single individuals over time), and between different built environment agendas.

Project partners:

City of York Council Forum of Mobilty Centre
Leeds City Council Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Living Streets MRC-McLean Hazel Ltd
North of England Civic Trust Royal Town Planning Institute
The Design Council Thomas Pocklington Trust
York Blind and Partially Sighted Society

Press Contact: David Garner, Senior Press Officer, University of York.
Tel:01904 322 153 david.garner@york.ac.uk


Street mobility and accessibility: developing tools for overcoming older people's barriers to walking - EP/K037323/1 led Dr Jennifer Mindell UCL

Grant value 1.3 million

Streets full of traffic can sever communities. This project will examine the effects of community severance (CS), when busy roads act as a barrier or deterrent to people's mobility. The team will study four residential areas to develop an in-depth understanding and measure of CS. They will ask local residents what is important to them and observe what happens in practice when older people try to walk around their neighbourhood.

The project will consider all this information in the context
'/>"/>

Contact: EPSRC Press Office
pressoffice@epsrc.ac.uk
01-793-444-404
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related medicine news :

1. Cloud-Based EHRs with Integrated Billing Solutions May Save Thousands of Independent Physicians from Acquisition, Reveals Black Book RCM study
2. Thousands Expected to Attend CCAR’s 14th Annual “Recovery Walks!” Friday, September 27 to Support Recovery From Alcohol and Other Drug Addiction
3. Tickets for Pearl Jam on Sale Today and QueenBeeTickets.com is Prepared with Thousands of Quality Seats at Fair Prices
4. Oakley Marijuana Delivery Service Provides Relief for Thousands of California Medical Marijuana Patients
5. hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans Paves the Way for Thousands to Enjoy a Healthier Lifestyle With Newly Improved Safe and Natural Weight Loss
6. Smokers Cost Employers Thousands More Than Nonsmokers
7. National Energy Technologies LLC Releases a White Roof Coating Able to Save Building Owners Tens of Thousands of Dollars
8. Denver Weight Loss Clinic Continues Expansion in Colorado with a New Medical Weight Loss Center with the Potential to Help Thousands Lose Weight
9. Hundreds of Thousands of Teens Expected to Participate in 12th Annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
10. Michigan Lupus Foundation Texas Hold 'Em Tournament Raises Thousands for Lupus Support, Education & Research
11. GeneCell International and its Subsidiary Celulas Madre Latin America Opens State-of-the-Art Clinical Laboratory, BIOCEMA, to Serve Thousands of Families in Venezuela
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/25/2014)... October 25, 2014 Mesothelioma researchers are ... to receive pemetrexed (Alimta), after his combination drug therapy ... full story , just posted on the Surviving Mesothelioma ... Tokushukai Medical Center in Japan suggests that “maintenance therapy” ... patients who cannot tolerate higher doses of cisplatin. ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... News) -- Researchers who discovered antibiotics in farmed ... for concern. The use of antibiotics in ... consumption contribute to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria ... from the study. Each year in the ... people and kill about 23,000, according to the ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... At a time when the national ... athletes at all levels, the UPMC Sports Medicine ... discussion where two powerful messages are lost: Concussions can ... in full recoveries every day. , In striving to ... and research, UPMC and the Concussion Program are unveiling ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 For Dr. Iris Hunter, a ... it’s an extension of her life’s mission. Her extensive experience ... the owner of FirstLight HomeCare, make it clear that Hunter’s ... me that my work makes a difference in the lives ... spirit, so after much research, I felt ready to start ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hay House is ... Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by ... Yoga & Recovery. This book is meant to help ... a life of recovery. , Recovery 2.0 is not ... Steps; Recovery 2.0 is a guide for what comes next. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Report Illustrates Extended Mesothelioma Survival with “Maintenance Therapy”, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern 2Health News:University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Launches Initiative to Emphasize Concussions Are Treatable 2Health News:University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Launches Initiative to Emphasize Concussions Are Treatable 3Health News:University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Launches Initiative to Emphasize Concussions Are Treatable 4Health News:Dr. Iris Hunter to Host Grand Opening of FirstLight HomeCare Tomorrow 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3
... a medical store, who was missing for the past few days, ... ,Pradeep Goyal's body was handed over to his kin after ... and since then his whereabouts remained obscure, police said adding his ... Monday, police were informed that the body of a man was ...
... a bird flu exercise Tuesday in which all ... to a human,influenza pandemic. ,Senior officials from ... a hypothetical scenario in the "APEC Pandemic Response,Exercise ... a series that will prepare the,emergency management sector ...
... said it has entered into an agreement with the ... Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) vaccine developed by the ... agreement, we will produce and market the vaccine in ... the requirements of the domestic market and if there ...
... No interest in hobbies, no time for buddies, no ... that the culprit behind these symptoms in their children ... and television can lead to an addiction, with very ... stop putting effort into contact with other people, and ...
... been discovered in mouse,testicles. These are a new class of ... human health //. ,RNA interference is one important way ... ,Greg Hansom of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in ... the same US city, found,the new class of RNAs by ...
... diagnosed with autism at 2 years appear to have ... ,Autism is a developmental condition characterized by difficulties with ... and repetitive behaviors, according to background information in the ... during the first year of life, but most diagnoses ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:APEC Launches Bird Flu Exercise 2Health News:Too Much PC Gaming Makes Children Lonely and Sick 2Health News:Too Much PC Gaming Makes Children Lonely and Sick 3Health News:Autism In Children is Mostly Diagnosed Only at Older Age 2
(Date:10/25/2014)... -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bfqljk/global_and ... "Global and Chinese Hemodialysis Concentrates Industry Report 2014" ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , Global and Chinese ... and in-depth study on the current state of ... the Chinese situation. The report provides ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , Oct. 24, 2014 In conjunction ... quarter 2014 financial results press release, you are invited ... broadcast live over the internet on Monday, November 3, ... Time). A live audio webcast of the ... http://www.durect.com and clicking "Investor Relations."  If you ...
(Date:10/25/2014)... , Oct. 24, 2014  As the ... provide a company access to diverse skill sets ... and round-the clock business hours for efficiency. However, ... hurdles. According to recent research, ... such as seeing a project not move forward ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global and Chinese Hemodialysis Concentrates Industry Report 2014 2Global and Chinese Hemodialysis Concentrates Industry Report 2014 3DURECT Corporation Invites You to Join its Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call 2Work Around the Clock: Successfully Building & Managing Global Virtual Teams 2
... Style Low Binding, Graduated Pipet Tips - ... Eppendorf Style Pipettors.Reduces DNA and protein binding. ... completely by automation. RNAse & DNAse free. ... tips/rack and 10 racks/cs. AVR100 is the ...
... Like all Gilson disposable ... in a sterilized version. Each ... in medical device-quality plastic to ... Sterilization is guaranteed by the ...
10 L, Racked, Pre-sterilized, 96 tips/rack Recommended for 5 & 10 L pipettes. Ideal for pipetting into long, narrow tubes or deep well plates....
... are ideal for PCR ... or for any work ... occur. They are designed ... infectious materials, labelled samples, ...
Medicine Products: