About Mark Nieuwenhuijsen

Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, PhD, is a world-leading expert in environmental exposure assessment, epidemiology, and health risk/impact assessment with a strong focus and interest in healthy urban living. He has edited five books, including one on integrating human health into urban and transport planning, one on transportation and health, and has co-authored more than 450 papers published in peer-reviewed journals and 35 book chapters. In 2018, he was awarded the ISEE John Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Epidemiology. In both 2020 and 2021 he was among the 1 per cent most cited scientists in the world.

Why Cities Are Letting Down Children

By |2024-01-04T15:39:38+01:00December 14th 2021|

Many diseases are caused by environmental risks – and it is our youngest and most vulnerable who need utmost protection. Yet, they are not getting what they deserve, says Mark Nieuwenhuijsen, Director of Air Pollution and Urban Environment at ISGlobal. A plea for urgent change.

Can Cities Become Car-Free After the Covid19 Pandemic?

By |2024-01-04T13:36:15+01:00May 28th 2020|

In the course of the COVID19 pandemic, many cities are rethinking their transport systems. Mark Nieuwenhuijsen outlines challenges and solutions and argues that this is the time to boost the concept of a car-free city.

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