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Jan 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Urban Livability in Australia

event_title

Designing healthy livable cities is a global priority. In Australia, urban livability has been increasingly recognized in state and federal urban planning policies as an important determinant of population health and well-being. This presentation will report on the work undertaken through the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Healthy Livable Communities to develop a policy relevant definition of liveability; a suite of measurable indicators across the domains of transport, social infrastructure, employment, walkability, housing, green infrastructure and ambient environment; and a high resolution, composite measure of local neighborhood urban livability, scalable to the national level, as a support tool for policy makers and planners.

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Date and Time

Jan 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Location

Stein Clinical Research Building 344 A/B Conference Room

Event Registration

Registration is not required for this event.

Event Fee

Free

Contact

Sheri Thompson    sherithompson@ucsd.edu    858-534-8673

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

REACH, Institute for Public Health, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health

Event Category

Talks and Lectures