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On 18th May 2017 Agnes posted in Events, Featured, News

Love Lambeth Air Final Event

We have now come to an end of the six month monitoring period of our Love Lambeth Air project.

Mapping for Change, for Lambeth Council, has been providing diffusion tubes to Lambeth residents and businesses to measure nitrogen dioxide outside their home or office over the course of six months from October 2016.

Overall we had 30 participants monitoring 34 sites across the borough of Lambeth from Waterloo to West Norwood. The wide spread of monitoring was only made possible with thanks to the volunteer surveyors who every month changed the diffusion tube outside their home or office and returned the old tube for it to be processed in the lab for analysis. The results from the six months of monitoring will be made available on the Community Air Quality Map.

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On 23rd January 2013 Louise posted in Featured, News, Training

Social Workers and Participatory Mapping

In September of last year Louise Francis, Director of MfC, went out to Udine to deliver a seminar and training session to students from the University of Udine,  visiting students from  the University of Oulu and employees of Vicin di Casa, a local not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to promote and facilitate access to housing by migrants. Students who attended came from courses on social work, and technology and education.

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On 27th February 2012 Louise posted in Events, Featured

Mapping4Change @ #LCCS2

2nd London Citizen Cyberscience Summit

Mapping for Change, took part in the 2nd Citizen Cyberscience Summit held at the Royal Geographic Society and University College London last week on 16th, 17th and 18th February. Continue reading…

On 11th July 2010 Louise posted in Events, Featured

Mapping for Change Launch

We would like to thank all who attended our launch last week. There was a stimulating exchange of views, which opened the door to new opportunities for Mapping for Change.

It is quite risqué launching a new enterprise during the tightest economic crunch in living memory, but the interest expressed over the last couple of years, the numbers that have turned out to the events that we’ve held, show that there’s a need for what we offer.

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