Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson

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Research interests

I am a respiratory epidemiologist with a long-standing interest in the epidemiology of asthma and the health effects of air pollution.  My early air pollution research was into the effects of indoor biomass burning in Papua New Guinea but over recent decades I have been mainly concerned with outdoor air pollution.  The body of my research in this area has been concerned with time-series studies in the UK, Europe and Hong Kong and has included extensive systematic reviews and meta-analyses of time-series studies.  More recently I have been investigating the effects of long term exposure to air pollution using health datasets from the UK and ISAAC. My main current interest is in investigating the health effects of traffic pollution in London.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Medicine, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Jan 1975

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Jan 1964

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