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.
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.
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.. (Accepted/In press)
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.
Quinde, Mario and Khan, Nawaz and Augusto, Juan Carlos and van Wyk, Aléchia and Stewart, Jill (2018) Context-aware solutions for asthma condition management: a survey. Universal Access in the Information Society . ISSN 1615-5289 (Published online first)
Stewart, Jill (2018) Environmental health and housing training: what is changing? In: Association of London Environmental Health Managers (ALEHM) Housing Update Day, 26 Nov 2018, London, UK.
Stewart, Jill (2018) House or home: dilemmas for front line practitioners regulating the private rented housing sector. In: Let's talk all things 'the private rented sector' Unconference (CIH), 22 Nov 2018, Leicester.