Wednesday, 11 March 2020

12:30-14:30

Active ageing: The role of urban planning and policies to support health and well-being in older adults

Room 2.15 Brooks Building

On Wednesday 11th March, HPaC will host a seminar with the external speaker, Dr Deepti Adlakha, from Queen's University Belfast.

Dr. Deepti Adlakha is a Lecturer at the School of Natural and Built Environment and an affiliate member at the Centre for Excellence in Public Health—Northern Ireland, Queen’s
University Belfast. She has an interdisciplinary background in architecture and urban design and completed her PhD from the Prevention Research Centre, Washington University in St.
Louis, USA. Deepti’s teaching and research focuses on generating, translating, and scaling up evidence for reducing environmental health and social disparities and she is passionate about promoting healthy, liveable cities. She is currently leading a GCRF project title, ‘What would an age-friendly city looks like?’, to address high-priority research and policy challenges for active, healthy ageing in the Global South with key partners in India, Brazil, Colombia, Nigeria, and Malaysia.

The event is free to attend.

Event contact Dr Jenny Fisher · J.Fisher@mmu.ac.uk