Tackling health inequality in former coalfield communities

Understanding geographical disparities and inequality in public health can help direct regeneration efforts in post-industrial areas.

Count Me In Too: LGBT community experiences in Brighton

Geographical research aimed to improve the lives of the lesbian, gay and bisexual communities in Brighton.

Arsenic: the geography of a global problem

A policy briefing outlining the problem of arsenic contamination and offering policy recommendations on the issue.

Access to local services that keep me healthy, safe and well

The unique reference number given to every property in Great Britain is linking public health data with local services, to build a clear picture of residents’ health and wellbeing in Kent.

Improving planning for an ageing population

Modelling and forecasting patterns of demographic change helps regions to prepare for the impacts of national policy changes.

Consumption controversies: alcohol policies in the UK

This briefing paper addresses 10 controversies, evaluating popular notions around health risks, geographies of alcohol consumption, and norms or cultures around drinking.

Improving the effectiveness and safety of mine detection

Mapping the magnetic properties of soils across England and Wales has assisted the Ministry of Defence in creating specifications for new mine detectors.