Updates

Call for Evidence – Future PM2.5 concentrations in England

Defra has published a call for evidence on future PM2.5 concentrations in England in preparation for the air quality target setting for the Environment Bill. The Environment Bill will set out legally binding targets for four priority areas, including air quality. The government intends to set two air quality targets relating to fine particulate matter ...

Congratulations to this year’s Ian McCrae Award Winner Melody Horan

Melody Horan was named the winner of this year's Ian McCrae Award at the Early Careers Network virtual meeting on the 10th November. This year, entrants were asked to submit an essay on the following topic: The outbreak of COVID-19 led to unprecedented changes in living and working patterns of our society. As a result, many people ...

Webinar: Reducing emissions from road transport, the journey to a net zero future

Gloria Esposito, Head of Projects at Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, gives an update on UK national policy related to reducing road transport GHG and air pollution emissions, provides a high level overview of the current zero emission technology and low carbon fuel landscape with examples of market developments for cars, trucks and buses. This webinar ...

Join our Committee and help shape the IAQM

There are several upcoming vacancies on the IAQM Committee. To fill these positions, we are looking for members who want to contribute to the work and development of the Institute over the next few years. Any Full Member or Fellow may apply. This is your chance to give something back to the air quality community ...

IAQM Webinar: Measuring air pollution with low-cost small sensors: Challenges and opportunities

Small sensors are increasingly being used to measure gases and particles in the atmosphere, as part of academic research and in citizen science projects. Their low cost, portability and low power requirements bring new measurement possibilities, for example to improve the spatial representation in air quality monitoring networks.However, to deliver quantitative observations requires that sensor ...

Obituary: Professor Martin Williams

Dr Noel Nelson, Vice President of the IES, and Dr Claire Holman, IAQM,  reflect on the life of Professor Martin Williams and his contributions to the field of air quality:The IAQM and IES was shocked and saddened to hear of the death of Professor Martin Williams and we send our condolences to his family, friends ...