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; demential 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 (2018) Renting in Hellebore. Environmental Health News, 33 (6). p. 7. ISSN 0969-9856
Couch, Robert and Barratt, Caroline and Dhesi, Surindar and Stewart, Jill and Page, Alan (2016) Research and evidence based environmental health. In: Clay's Handbook of Environmental Health. Battersby, Stephen , ed. Routledge, Abingdon Oxon, pp. 102-128. ISBN 9780415716710
Stewart, Jill and Lynch, Zena (2018) Environmental health practitioners and the private rented sector: ‘house’ or ‘home’ in regulation and public health? In: Housing Studies Association Conference : ‘Professionalism, Policy and Practice: Exploring the Relationship between Theory and Practice in Housing Studies’, 11-13 April 2018, Sheffield University. (Accepted/In press)
Stewart, Jill and Lynch, Zena (2018) Environmental Health and Housing: Issues in Public Health (2nd Ed.). Routledge (Taylor and Francis). ISBN ISBN-10: 1138089710 ISBN-13: 978-1138089716 (Accepted/In press)
Stewart, Jill (2017) Interventions into the slums: government inspectors and consequences for tenants 1848-1914. In: Urban History Group Conference 2018: Healthy or Unhealthy Cities? Urban environments, cultures and economies of public and private health, 1600 to the present., 05-06 April 2018, Keele University. (Accepted/In press)