Ingenious: Indoor Air Quality


In the UK we spend >90% of our lives indoors but most of our efforts to reduce our exposures to air pollution have focused on outdoors. INGENIOUS (Understanding the sources, transformations and fates of indoor air pollutants) will investigate the sources of air pollution in the home and how air pollutants within homes can adversely affect the health of people.

We will be working with 300 families in the Born in Bradford cohort, a birth cohort investigating what keeps families happy and healthy, to:

  • Monitor indoor air pollution using state-of-the art devices
  • Assess health with questionnaires and diaries
  • Examine how exposures may be linked to health
  • Co-produce an intervention with members of the Bradford population on how to effectively target behaviours which can reduce the level of harmful air pollutants in the home.

The results have the potential impact to influence improving air quality indoors.


Sub-theme: Healthy Places

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