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All posts in Mobility & Transport


Travels with Gita

In 1961 American author John Steinbeck wrote his travelogue ‘Travels with Charley’ depicting his journey across the USA in ...

  • 08/10/2021
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Mobility & Transport
  • Clive Carr


onHand in the North East

We have been working with an innovative Tech for Good company to pilot their service in the North East of England. They match vetted vo...

  • 05/08/2020
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Mobility & Transport
  • Meera Vijayaraghavan


Newcastle UNI-Health Programme - A brief summary of the week

This last week we finally enjoyed the second edition of UNI-Health program held in Newcastle University! The topic of this very special...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing


UNIHealth: A Personal Perspective - Barbara Douglas

Barbara Douglas of Elders Council of Newcastle participated in two visits to the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid as part of the UNI H...

  • 24/09/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing


Countdown to the UNI Health Newcastle Programme begins!

We’re now just a few days away from the start of Newcastle UNI Health programme week on 30 September. “UNIversity exchange programme cr...

  • 19/09/2019
  • Health & wellbeing, Culture & Society, Mobility & Transport, Housing


Inside the village that caters for its ageing population

Pescueza in Extremadura, western Spain, is adapting to provide for the needs of its older population through a non-profit project calle...

  • 03/09/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport


Electric bikes can boost older people’s mental performance and their well-being

Getting on your bicycle can give you an enormous sense of freedom and enjoyment. It can increase your independence and knowledge of the...

  • 11/05/2019
  • Mobility & Transport, Health & wellbeing, Innovation for Ageing


€50 million digital monitoring project to prevent disease

A European project aims to develop a system of small sensors worn on the body so that how well you walk, a vital sign of health and wel...

  • 08/05/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Innovation for Ageing


Poetry in motion to encourage mobility and drive wellbeing

Moving poetry has hit the road as part of a creative project to promote inclusivity amongst city residents. Co-Motion Poems by Newcas...

  • 25/04/2019
  • Culture & Society, Mobility & Transport


New report on emerging technologies to help older Americans maintain independence

On March 5, 2019, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released a report designed to identify innovations with the p...

  • 31/03/2019
  • Ageing, Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Housing, Mobility & Transport, Health & wellbeing, Big Data & Digital Health


Health Check: do we really need to take 10,000 steps a day?

Regular walking produces many health benefits, including reducing our risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and depression. Best of a...

  • 02/03/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Mobility & Transport, Big Data & Digital Health


Driving with dementia - new guidance for doctors

New guidance on when people living with dementia should stop driving has been published to support doctors and other health care profes...

  • 20/02/2019
  • Mobility & Transport, Dementia