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Nicholas Arbuthnott Architect, MSc Sustainable Urban Development, University of Oxford
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.
The expanded use of streets, sidewalks, and parking lots to include gathering and dining should be adopted permanently where practical.
Margaret McCartney, Carl Heneghan Many restaurants, theatres and offices are using infrared thermometers to get the country back to work.
The post-COVID era has generated the driving force to make 15-minute neighbiurhoods a form of planning a rational possibility and plausible strategy.
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.
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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Director of the Evidence-Based Health Care Leadership Programme Kamal Mahtani reflects on what it takes to be a leader in evidence-based healthcare.
Paediatrician Veerle Langenhorst gathers some thoughts about his current PGCert in TEBHC experience.