Improving People’s Lives

High quality living and working environments are essential for good physical and mental health.

Core Topics

Improving indoor noise, light and air quality conditions, and reducing overheating, damp, cold and pollution and their effects on people’s health

Helping people with physical and mental impairments, including sight and hearing loss, autism, dementia and reduced mobility, to continue living and working independently.

Investigating the causes of fire deaths and serious injuries, ways of reducing false fire alarms, and innovations for improving fire detection.