Dr Jill Stewart is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Health and Housing.
Jill's environmental health and housing career started in local government for around 10 years before taking her first lecturing post in a London university in 1999. Her work has been widely recognised and features across a range of publications, including books, chapters and papers as well as conference presentations. She is a founding member of the Environmental Health Research Network and her Amazon Author Page is available by clicking here. Jill's housing Twitter account is @Jill_L_Stewart and her website focusing on housing and the humanities with links to further resources is available here.
Her qualifications are as follows:
Jill's main lecturing and professional interests are in housing and health, including environmental and public health and housing's potential in tackling inequalities. She is particularly interested in the effectiveness of housing and regeneration interventions as well as the history of public health and housing policy.
Her wider research and enterprise interests include housing and community regeneration; energy efficiency and fuel poverty; housing support and provision in the developing world; housing and regeneration in deprived seaside towns; use of evidence based practice in housing and public health; and health and social care for an ageing population. She is particularly interested in novel methods of dissemination to capture wider audiences and how we can encourage wider interest in and sensitivity to housing issues through the humanities.
Jill was appointed to Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) in August 2019 in recognition of her contribution to teaching and learning.
Co-founder of Centre for Public Health and Risk Management Research Group (PHaRM) https://www.mdx.ac.uk/our-research/centres/centre-for-public-health-and-risk-management
Interested in: effectiveness of housing and environmental health interventions; meaning of home; interrelationships of the arts, health and housing; ageing, dementia and housing; histories of public health; seaside towns and regeneration.
Contributor to the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology POSTNote on Health in Private Rented Housing (2018).
Currently co-supervising DProf on the subject of hoarding behaviours and MRes on technology in the home to support those living with dementia.
Stewart, Jill (2019) Environmental health and the private rental sector: tackling housing conditions that impact health. In: Combating Rogue Landlords: Ensuring Safer And Securer Homes, 19 September 2019, Government Events, London. (Accepted/In press)
Stewart, Jill (2019) The sanitary inspectors and ‘the slums’ 1914-1921: what they saw, what they thought and how they influenced the post war housing design and standards. In: Homes Fit for Heroes Centenary Conference: Learning from 1919, 18 Jul 2019, Institute of Historical Research, Malet Street, London.
Stewart, Jill (2019) Private rented sector and the challenges facing health: an overview. In: Public Health Housing Network (Spotlight session PRS and Rogue Landlords), 07 Apr 2019, London.
Stewart, Jill (2019) From house to home across the life-course. In: CIEH London Housing Study Group CPD Day, 27 Mar 2019, CIEH, Waterloo, London.
Stewart, Jill (2018) Pioneers in public health: what can we learn from history about evidence based practice? In: Celebrating Environmental Health Research: Past, Present & Future, 13 Dec 2018, University of Birmingham.