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Jonathon Taylor

Associate Professor (tenure track), Urban Physics

Selected publications

Brousse, O., Simpson, C., Walker, N., Fenner, D., Meier, F., Taylor, J., & Heaviside, C. (2022). Evidence of horizontal urban heat advection in London using six years of data from a citizen weather station network. Environmental Research Letters, 17(4), 044041.

Romanello, M., McGushin, A., Di Napoli, C., Drummond, P., Hughes, N., Jamart, L., ... & Hamilton, I. (2021). The 2021 report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: code red for a healthy future. The Lancet, 398(10311), 1619-1662.

Taylor, J., & Howden-Chapman, P. (2021). The significance of urban systems on sustainability and public health. Buildings and Cities.

Taylor, J., Symonds, P., Heaviside, C., Chalabi, Z., Davies, & Wilkinson, P. (2021). Projecting the impacts of housing on temperature-related mortality in London during typical future years. Energy & Buildings, 111233.

Ferguson, L., Taylor, J., Zhou, K., Shrubsole, C., Symonds, P., Davies, M., & Dimitroulopoulou, S. (2021). Systemic inequalities in indoor air pollution exposure in London, UK. Buildings & cities, 2(1), 425.

Favarato, G., Clemens, T., Cunningham, S., Dibben, C., Macfarlane, A., Milojevic, A., ... & Hardelid, P. (2021). Air Pollution, housing and respirfatory tract Infections in Children: NatIonal birth Cohort study (PICNIC): study protocol. BMJ open, 11(5), e048038.

Kazakos, V., Taylor, J., & Luo, Z. (2021). Impact of COVID-19 lockdown on NO2 and PM2. 5 exposure inequalities in London, UK. Environmental research, 198, 111236.

Symonds, P., Verschoor, N., Chalabi, Z. et al. (2021). Home Energy Efficiency and Subjective Health in Greater London. J Urban Health.

Taylor, J., Jokela, S., Laine, M., Rajaniemi, J., Jokinen, P., Häikiö, L., & Lönnqvist, A. (2021). Learning and Teaching Interdisciplinary Skills in Sustainable Urban Development—The Case of Tampere University, Finland. Sustainability, 13(3), 1180.

Watts, N., Amann, M., Arnell, N., Ayeb-Karlsson, S., Beagley, J., Belesova, K., ... & Costello, A. (2020). The 2020 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: responding to converging crises. The Lancet.

Nix, E., Taylor, J., Das, P., Ucci, M., Chalabi, Z., Shrubsole, C., Davies, M., Mavrogianni, A., Milner J., & Wilkinson, P. (2020) Housing, health and energy: a characterisation of risks and priorities across Delhi’s diverse settlements, Cities & Health, doi: 10.1080/23748834.2020.1800161

Ferguson, L., Taylor, J., Davies, M., Shrubsole, C., Symonds, P., & Dimitroulopoulou, S. (2020). Exposure to indoor air pollution across socio-economic groups in high-income countries: A scoping review of the literature and a modelling methodology. Environment International, 143, 105748. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105748

Murage, P., Kovats, S., Sarran, C., Taylor, J., McInnes, R., & Hajat, S. (2020). What individual and neighbourhood-level factors increase the risk of heat-related mortality? A case-crossover study of over 185,000 deaths in London using high-resolution climate datasets. Environment international, 134, 105292. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105292

Sharpe, R.A., Machray, K.E., Fleming, L.E., Taylor, T., Henley, W., Chenore, T., Hutchcroft, I., Taylor, J., Heaviside, C. and Wheeler, B.W. (2019). Household energy efficiency and health: Area-level analysis of hospital admissions in England. Environment international, 133, p.105164. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105164

Watts, N., Amann, M., Arnell, N., Ayeb-Karlsson, S., Belesova, K., Boykoff, M., ... & Chambers, J. (2019). The 2019 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: ensuring that the health of a child born today is not defined by a changing climate. The Lancet, 394(10211), 1836-1878. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)32596-6

Symonds, P., Hutchinson, E., Ibbetson, A., Taylor, J., Milner, J., Chalabi, Z., Davies, M., Wilkinson, P. (2019). MicroEnv: a microsimulation model for quantifying the impacts of environmental policies on population health and health inequalities. Science of the Total Environment, 697, p.134105. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.134105

Taylor, J., Shrubsole, C., Symonds, P., Mackenzie, I., & Davies, M. (2019). Application of an indoor air pollution metamodel to a spatially-distributed housing stock. Science of the Total Environment, 667, 390-399. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.02.341

Sanchez-Guevara, C., Núñez Peiró, M., Taylor, J., Mavrogianni, A., & Neila González, J. (2019). Assessing population vulnerability towards summer energy poverty: Case studies of Madrid and London. Energy and Buildings, 190, 132-143. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.02.024

Li, X., Taylor, J., & Symonds, P. (2019). Indoor overheating and mitigation of converted lofts in London, UK. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 40(4) 409-425. doi:10.1177/0143624419842044

Taylor, J. G., Haines, A., Milner, J., Davies, M., & Wilkinson, P. (2018). A Comparative Analysis of Global Datasets and Initiatives for Urban Health and Sustainability. Sustainability. 10(10) 3636 doi:10.3390/su10103636

Taylor, J. G., Symonds, P., Wilkinson, P., Heaviside, C., Macintyre, H., Davies, M., . . . Hutchinson, E. (2018). Estimating the Influence of Housing Energy Efficiency and Overheating Adaptations on Heat-Related Mortality in the West Midlands, UK. Atmosphere. 9(5) 190 doi:10.3390/atmos9050190

Claude, S., Ginestet, S., Bonhomme, M., Taylor, J. G., Marincioni, V., Korolija, I., & Altamirano, H. (2018). Evaluating retrofit options in a historical city center: Relevance of bio-based insulation and the need to consider complex urban form in decision-making. Energy and Buildings. 182, 196-204. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.10.026

Armstrong, B., Bonnington, O., Chalabi, Z., Davies, M., Doyle, Y., Goodwin, J., . . . Wilkinson, P. (2018). The impact of home energy efficiency interventions and winter fuel payments on winter- and cold-related mortality and morbidity in England: a natural equipment mixed-methods study. Public Health Research. 6 (11). London, UK. doi:10.3310/phr06110

Taylor, J., Liu, Y., Lin, B., Burman, E., Hong, S. M., Yu, J., . . . Davies, M. (2018). Towards a framework to evaluate the ‘total’ performance of buildings. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology. 39(5) 609-631. doi:10.1177/0143624418762662

Taylor, J., Wilkinson, P.,…& Hutchinson, E. (2017). Comparison of built environment adaptations to heat exposure and mortality during hot weather, West Midlands region, UK. Environment International. 111, 287-294. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2017.11.005

Milner, J., Harpham, C., Taylor, J., … Wilkinson, P. (2017). The Challenge of Urban Heat Exposure under Climate Change: An Analysis of Cities in the Sustainable Healthy Urban Environments (SHUE) Database. Climate, 5, 93.

Macintyre, H. L., Heaviside, C., Taylor, J., …& Vardoulakis, S. (2017). Assessing urban population vulnerability and environmental risks across an urban area during heatwaves - Implications for health protection. The Science of the Total Environment, 610-611, 678-690.

Milner, J., Taylor, J. G., . . . Wilkinson, P. (2017). Environmental risks of cities in the European Region: Analyses of the Sustainable Healthy Urban Environments (SHUE) database. Public Health Panorama, 3(2) 300-309.

Alcock, I., White, M., Cherrie, M., Wheeler, B., Taylor, J., McInnes, R., . . . Fleming, L. (2017). Land cover and air pollution are associated with asthma hospitalisations: A cross-sectional study. Environment International, 109, 29-41.

Taylor, J., Davies, M., ...& Biddulph, P. (2016). Mapping indoor overheating and air pollution risk modification across Great Britain: A modelling study. Building and Environment, 99, 1-12.

Symonds, P.H., Taylor, J., …& Macintyre, H. (2016). Development of an England-wide indoor overheating and air pollution model using artificial neural networks. Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 9, 606-619.

Smith, J.D., Mitsakou, C., …& Beevers, S.D. (2016). London Hybrid Exposure Model: Improving Human Exposure Estimates to NO2 and PM2.5 in an Urban Setting. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 11760-11768.

Symonds, P.H., Taylor, J., …& Hamilton, I. (2016). Overheating in English dwellings: comparing modelled and monitored large-scale datasets. Building Research & Information, 45, 195-208.

Taylor,J., Yates, T., ...& Altamirano, H. (2016). Measuring ventilation and modelling M. tuberculosis transmission in indoor congregate settings, rural KwaZulu-Natal. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 20, 1155-1161.

Loucari., C., Taylor, J., … & Mavrogianni, A. (2016). Retrofit solutions for solid wall dwellings in England: The impact of uncertainty upon the energy performance gap. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 37, 614-634.

Taylor, J., Wilkinson, P., ...& Bohnenstengel, S.I. (2015). Mapping the effects of Urban Heat Island, housing, and age on excess heat-related mortality in London. Urban Climate, 14, 517-528.

Vardoulakis, S., Dimitroulopoulou, … Wilkinson, P. (2015). Impact of climate change on the domestic indoor environment and associated health risks in the UK. Environment International, 85, 299-313. 

Yates, T., Khan, P., … & Abubakar, I. (2015). The Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in High Burden Settings. Lancet Infectious Diseases, 16, 227-238.

Jones, B., Das, P., … & Taylor, J. (2015). Assessing Uncertainty in Housing Stock Infiltration Rates And Associated Heat Loss: English And UK Case Studies. Building and Environment, 92, 644-656.

Mavrogianni, A., Taylor, J., … & Kolm-Murray, J. (2015). Urban social housing resilience to excess summer heat. Building Research and Information, 43(3), 316-333.

Shrubsole, C., Taylor, J., Das, P. & Davies, M. (2015). Impacts of energy efficiency retrofitting measures on indoor PM2.5 concentrations across different income groups in England: a modelling study. Advances in Building Energy Research, 10, 69-83.

Taylor, J., Mavrogianni, A., … Oikonomou, E. (2015). Understanding and mitigating overheating and indoor PM2.5 risks using coupled temperature and indoor air quality models. Building Service Engineering Research and Technology, 36(2), 275-289.

Taylor, J., Shrubsole, C., …& Oikonomou, E. (2014). The modifying effect of the building envelope on population exposure to PM2.5 from outdoor sources. Indoor Air. 24(6), 639-651.

Taylor, J., Davies, M., …& Jones, B. (2014). The relative importance of input weather data for indoor overheating risk assessment in dwellings. Building and Environment, 76, 81-91.

Mavrogianni, A., Davies, M., …& Jones, B. (2014). The impact of occupancy patterns, occupant-controlled ventilation and shading on indoor overheating risk in domestic environments. Building and Environment, 78, 183-198.

Taylor, J., Shrubsole, C., …& Davies, M. (2014) Simulation of pollution transport in buildings: the importance of taking into account dynamic thermal effects. Building Service Engineering Research and Technology. 35(6), 682-690.

Taylor, J., Davies, M., …& Lai, K.M. (2012). Predicting the health risks of urban floods using GIS, building simulation, and microbial models. Environment International. 51: 182-195.

Taylor, J., Biddulph, P., …& Lai, K.M. (2012). Using building simulation to model the drying of flooded building archetypes. Journal of Building Performance Simulation. 6(2): 119-140.

Taylor, J., Davies, M., Canales, M., Lai, K.M. (2012) The persistence of flood-borne pathogens on building surfaces under drying conditions. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 216(1): 91-99.

Pankhurst, L. J., Taylor, J., …& Lai, K. M. (2012). Can clean-room particle counters be used as an infection control tool in hospital operating theatres? Indoor and Built Environment. 21(3), 381-391.

Taylor, J., Lai, K.M., …& Biddulph, P. (2011). Flood Management: Prediction of microbial contamination in large-scale floods in urban environments. Environment International. 37(5): 1019-1029.