The 16th UK and Ireland Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Conference 2023, Dublin Ireland
Date: 9 June 2023.
Venue: The Conference will be held in the Grangegorman Campus of Technological University Dublin (TUDublin).
Final Notice for those attending Friday’s meeting
All those who have registered should have received a link to login online, details for onsite arrangements and also the programme.
If you have not received these, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org using the SUBJECT LINE: CONFERENCE DETAILS
The provisional programme for the meeting is as follows:
|Time||Abstract Number||Session 1 09.30 – 10.45||Abstracts|
|09.30am||Martin Fitzpatrick (Fellow of EHOA)||From Air Bubblers to Air View: A 30 year perspective on air quality monitoring|
|09.50am||21||Ms Chamberlain||Impact of the central London Ultra-Low Emission Zone and toxicity-charge on adult emergency hospital admissions: An interrupted time series analysis|
|10.00am||2||Dr Jahanshahi||Long-term Exposure to Ambient PM2.5 and Self-Reported Health: Evidence from Longitudinally-linked Census Data|
|10.05am||17||Dr Li||Air Pollution on Stroke in Shenzhen, China: A Time-stratified Case–crossover Study Modified by Meteorological Variables|
|10.20am||32||Dr Garkov||The Effects of Air Pollution, Greenspace and Noise on Children’s Educational Attainment at Schools in England|
|10.30am||22||Dr Rowland||Exposure to PM2.5 and Mortality in Northern Ireland|
|10.35am||Dr Rowland||The role of Clean Air Champions|
|Break||10.45 – 11.05 Tea/coffee|
|Session 2 11.05 – 12.25|
|11.05am||Prof. Clancy||Interventions to clear the Air- From Smog, to Smoke, to Vape|
|11.35pm||Prof. S Holgate||Air pollution: one of the greatest health challenges of our time|
|12.05pm||6||Dr Mak||The Adverse Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to PM2.5 on the London Underground|
|12.10pm||7||Dr Mkulisi||Prevalence of Chronic Respiratory Symptoms among Workers Exposed to Cement Dust in Gauteng Province, South Africa|
|Lunch/posters||12.25 – 13.30 Lunch|
|Session 3 13.30 – 15.35|
|13.30pm||Prof. T wooley||Building Materials Health and Indoor Air Quality|
|13.50pm||25||Dr Riveron||Characterisation of indoor pollutants in dwellings in Midlands, UK|
|13.55pm||38||Dr Wang||Impact of school environment on educational attainment in young people|
|14.00pm||10||Dr Crabbe||As safe as houses; the risk of childhood lead exposure from housing in England.|
|14.10pm||9||Dr Chaurasia||Predicting environmental lead exposure in maternal blood samples using ML techniques|
|14.15pm||8||Ms R Parsons||Are municipal waste incinerator emissions associated with polychlorinated dibenzo-dioxins/furans and polychlorinated biphenyls in the human milk of women living nearby?|
|14.20pm||18||Dr Crabbe/Dr Dave||Exposures, investigations, and outcomes for children with elevated blood lead reported to Health Protection Teams in England, 2014-2022|
|14.25pm||11||Dr Tlotleng||Association between Bone Lead Concentration and Aggression in Youth from a Sub-Cohort of the Birth to Twenty Cohort|
|14.30pm||Discussion 10 mins|
|14.45pm||23||Ms Eminson||Association of aircraft noise around four major UK airports with subclinical atherosclerosis and hypertension|
|14.55pm||26||Prof. S Golden||Rapid Urbanisation and Unsustainable Health: Applying a pilot Habitable Index model to evaluating environmental health stressors in Accra, Ghana.|
|15.00pm||12||Dr Walker||‘Who Cares for the Carers?’ Uk Nursing Suicide prevention and risk recognition through Occupational Health.|
|15.05pm||36||Dr Gittins||Investigating occupational characteristics during COVID pandemic on infection risk: Multi-cohort analysis of data from the UK Longitudinal Linkage Collaboration (UK-LLC)|
|15.15pm||20||Dr Amponsah||Indigenous Perceptions and Coping Mechanisms of COVID-19 Pandemic in Informal Settlements of Sub-Saharan Africa.|
|15.20pm||13||Dr Hussaini||Musculoskeletal symptoms and disorders, and related knowledge, attitude and practices among female textile workers in Karachi, Pakistan – A cross-sectional study|
|15.25pm||Discussion 10 mins|
|Break||15.35 – 15.50 Tea/Coffee|
|Session 4 15.50 – 17.30|
|15.50pm||15||Dr Basinas||Using Natural Language Processing to Develop and Update Job Exposure Matrices for Chemical Exposures in the General Population|
|15.55pm||14||Dr Basinas||Modelling historical exposure to sub-concussive head impacts using data from former English professional football players|
|16.00pm||27||Dr Mueller||Occupational exposure to pyrethroids and glyphosate: an analysis of factors influencing urinary biomarkers in Malaysia, Uganda and the United Kingdom|
|16.05pm||37||Dr Gittins||Adjusting over-estimated condition specific annual incidence trends for the presence of excess zeros in a work-related ill-health surveillance scheme.|
|16.10pm||34||Dr Mukhopadhyay||The role of MicroRNAs as early biomarkers of asbestos-related lung cancer: a systematic review|
|16.15pm||Discussion 10 mins|
|16.30pm||Prof. DiSantis||Factors Impacting Equitable Healthy Food Access in Urban Areas|
|16:50pm||Discussion 10 mins|
|17.00pm||EUPH in Dublin advance notice Prof. Anthony Staines|
|17.05pm||Dr Sara De Matteis President of the Society|
|17.15pm||Close of Meeting|
|3||Valentina Quintero Santofimio||Increased mortality risk among participants with occupational exposures and small airways obstruction in the UK Biobank.|
|4||Dr Hannah Taylor||Using a pilot retrospective cohort study to identify associations between housing characteristics and household transmission of COVID-19, in England, 2020|
|5||Dr Hannah Taylor||Exploring non-viral exposures causatively or contributorily associated with paediatric cases of acute hepatitis of unknown aetiology in the United Kingdom, 2022|
|16||Dr Carlos José Lopes Balsas||Blue Urbanism: Lessons from the Hamburg’s Waterfront Cruise Days Festival|
|19||Dr Dave||Problems experienced during case investigations for children with elevated blood lead reported to Health Protection Teams in England, 2014-2021|
|28||Mr S Lee||A quality assessment framework for evaluating study quality and risk of bias of studies of air pollution and preterm birth|
|29||Prof McElvenny||Cohort Study of Workers in the UK Glass-Reinforced Plastics Manufacturing Industry|
|30||Dr Moller||Public exposure to non-ionising radiation from major electricity infrastructure in Ireland|
|33||Dr PRANJIC||Return to work and work-life-oriented rehabilitation for cancer patients|
|35||Dr Iqbal||Modelling environmental drivers of mosquito-borne diseases: a review|
PLEASE ALSO NOTE THE MEETING WILL BE AVAILABLE AS A HYBRID EVENT, BUT YOU ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND IN PERSON.
There is an option of student accommodation adjacent to the Campus. It is of high quality and is run by a private operator.
They are offering a rate of €85 per night, available on the nights of the 8-11th June.
People can book one or more nights, if they so wish. (Rooms can accommodate up to 2 people). Limited availability.
PLEASE NOTE: If you avail of this offer, it is a contract between you and the service provider, and the Society has no involvement.
The rate is payable in Advance and non-refundable.
For details of how to access the discounted rate, please email Pat Goodman at patrick.goodman@TUDublin.ie
This is a city-centre venue and is 2 stops from O`Connell St on the tram (Luas). More detailed travel information will be sent to all who register.
The conference will be free to those attending in person.
Awards: There will be a series of awards to the best young/new presenters. These are the Paul Wilkinson Awards of the Society.
We plan to have a lot of short oral presentations and we encourage new and young researchers to attend and present their work in person.
Details of travel options for getting to the meeting are available here:
Chair, Local Organising Committee