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How Passivhaus development can influence the way we live as part of a green post-COVID-19 recovery

Nicholas Arbuthnott Architect, MSc Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford

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Local farms are helping city residents endure COVID-19

COVID-19 has disrupted many aspects of city living. It has tangibly altered how we work, shop, and socialize, while exposing vulnerabilities to public health, the economy, and in governance. 

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How the pandemic is bringing dining to streets, sidewalks, and parking lots in the United States

The expanded use of streets, sidewalks, and parking lots to include gathering and dining should be adopted permanently where practical.

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More Marketing than medical evidence: infrared thermometers to screen for COVID-19

Margaret McCartney, Carl Heneghan Many restaurants, theatres and offices are using infrared thermometers to get the country back to work.

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How many minutes is your neighbourhood?

The post-COVID era has generated the driving force to make 15-minute neighbiurhoods a form of planning a rational possibility and plausible strategy.

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Living in Harmony with Nature

If we can use the current pandemic as a catalyst to address the longer-term silent killer of climate change, while engendering healthier behaviour in the short term, then we will avoid a knee-jerk reaction, and future-proof our response for the next generation.

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Learning in the time of Coronavirus

The delivery of the lectures upheld the rich tradition of excellence; the tutors and students cultivated an avenue for communication and collaboration. I knew this was Oxford.

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Smoking in acute respiratory infections

Does smoking increase the risk of acute respiratory infections? Jamie Hartmann-Boyce, Nicola Lindson Verdict: Yes. Smoking is a risk factor

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What does it take to be a leader in evidence-based healthcare?

Director of the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership Programme Kamal Mahtani reflects on what it takes to be a leader in evidence-based healthcare. 

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PGCert in TEBHC: thoughts from a current student

Paediatrician Veerle Langenhorst gathers some thoughts about his current PGCert in TEBHC experience.

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