Lucy Telfar Barnard

Lucy's research interests cover seasonal and cold-temperature-related morbidity and mortality; respiratory disease; tenancy law and the regulation of rental housing quality; New Zealand housing construction types, their distribution, classification and associated health outcomes; and novel epidemiological uses of administrative datasets. She is currently measuring New Zealand’s respiratory disease burden, and assessing the effect of mechanised home ventilation systems on health outcomes.

Key publications

  1. He Kāinga Oranga: reflections on 25 years of measuring the improved health, wellbeing and sustainability of healthier housing.
    Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand,
  2. Preval, N. Young, C. Arnold, R. Denne, T.
    Does retrofitted insulation reduce household energy use? Theory and Practice.
    The Energy Journal
    37(4). DOI: 10.5547/01956574.37.4.agri