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Learn how to make discerning use of the Internet to find information for coursework, literature reviews or personal research.
The following tutorials are written, reviewed and regularly updated by a national team of UK university lecturers and librarians with the aim of supporting students, lecturers and researchers in UK higher education.
Environmental Health web resources
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC is one of the major operating components of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Centre for Research into Environment and Health (CREH)
This research centre is based at Trinity St David’s University in Wales.
Chartered Institute of Environmental Health
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health is a professional, awarding and campaigning body at the forefront of environmental and public health and safety.
Crown Prosecution Service
The Crown Prosecution Service was set up in 1986 to prosecute criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.
EnviroDx is a multimedia, case-focused, computer-based learning program on environmental-related diseases. Created in the USA.
European Environment Agency (EEA)
The EEA is an agency of the European Union. They aim to provide sound, independent information on the environment.
Friends of the Earth
Friends of the Earth campaign for solutions to environmental problems.
Green Alliance is an influential environmental think tank working to ensure UK political leaders deliver ambitious solutions to global environmental issues
GreenFacts: facts on health and the environment
This organisation aims to bring the factual content of complex scientific consensus reports on health and the environment to the reach of non-specialists.
Institute of Environment and Health (IEH)
The IEH at Cranfield University had, as its principal objective, the promulgation of better knowledge and understanding of the impact of environmental factors on human health and the wider environment.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation works to achieve lasting change for people and places in poverty, communities where everyone can thrive and a more equal society.
MedlinePlus: Poisoning, Toxicology, Environmental Health
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends.
National Center of Environmental Health (NCEH)
The CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) plans, directs, and coordinates a national program to maintain and improve the health of the American people.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
The mission of the US-based NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.
UCL Institute of Health Equity
This Institute was launched in November 2011, to build on previous work to tackle inequalities in health led by Professor Sir Michael Marmot and his team, including the ‘Commission on Social Determinants of Health’ and ‘Fair Society Healthy Lives’ (The Marmot Review).
The WEDC website is a focal point for providing access to information about water, sanitation and environmental health and related issues in developing and transitional countries.