Nature and ageing well in towns and cities: why the natural environment matters for healthy ageing
About the Speaker
Prof Sarah Lindley, Department of Geography, University of Manchester
Sarah Lindley is Professor of Geography at the University of Manchester. She researches human environment interactions and the influence of the urban environment on human health and wellbeing. Her research is collaborative and multi-disciplinary with a strong geographical information science dimension. She has continuing interests in air pollution, environmental risk and climate change adaptation, with particular expertise related to urban heat and the regulating ecosystem functions of urban green infrastructure. Her research covers Europe, Africa and Asia. She has worked as a UK government expert and was a lead author on the Inter-governmental Platform for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Africa Regional Assessment.
Please note that this is a Hybrid event. We welcome colleagues to 66 Banbury Road or on line via Zoom:
This event is part of a seminar series:
Trinity 2023 Seminar Series | Caring communities: configuring local support for healthy ageing in place
Building on current work at the Institute, this series explores how the health and wellbeing of older people may be supported through networks of caring relationships and locally-based assets. The speakers highlight a range of contextual factors that might facilitate healthy ageing in place, defined as living well in one’s chosen home and minimizing transitions to higher-intensity care ne...
18 May 2023 14:00 - 15:00
Online & 66 Banbury Rd