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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 ...

Entries open for this year’s Ian McCrae award

Dr Ian McCrae was a very well-respected and widely liked air quality practitioner who worked for TRL. He made significant contributions to the understanding of emissions from transport and their links with air quality. In his honour, the IAQM will present the Ian McCrae Award to an IAQM Associate or Member in the early stages of ...

Join our Early Careers committee and help shape future services

The IAQM Early Careers Group was established in 2017 to provide IAQM Early Career professionals with a platform to develop skills, network with fellow professionals and gain valuable CPD. Since the group's inception, there have been a series of afternoon meetups, providing a forum for early career professionals to learn, practice presentation skills and network, ...

Shape the IAQM’s response to the EFRA Committee Air Quality Inquiry

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought air quality into sharper focus. Emerging research suggests that poor air quality is correlated with higher death and infection rates from COVID-19. The lockdown led to a significant short-term improvement in air quality in many areas, but there are concerns that policies to discourage the use of public transport to ...