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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 ...

Webinar: Environment Bill – A new framework of environmental governance

This webinar provides an overview of the new governance framework and key policy initiatives being introduced through the Environment Bill, a landmark piece of legislation for managing the environment as the UK leaves the EU. Our speakers; Martin Baxter, IEMA’s Chief Policy Adviser, Katie Nield, Clean Air Lawyer at ClientEarth and Christine McHugh, IAQM Chair ...

Webinar: Has Coronavirus affected local air quality – recording now available

There is widespread reporting of improvements in ambient air quality as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but much of the evidence has focused on direct comparisons between air quality measurements made before and after social and travel restrictions were in place. Such comparisons can often be misleading as the social and travel restrictions are not ...