A woman blows into the spirometer at a Mashavu camp at the Children and Youth Empowerment Center in Nyeri, Kenya. Photo credit: Khanjan Mehta

Breathing Race Into the Machine

‘When you press the button, you’re actually making the idea of race and racial difference’ Lundy Braun discusses how racism is literally built into the spirometer.

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‘Race Correction’ in Medicine: A History of Lung Function Measurements

The Life of Breath project was delighted to host Professor Lundy Braun in Bristol recently to speak at our bi-annual…

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Pondering air pollution in London

Life of Breath post-doctoral researcher Rebecca Oxley writes: There’s something in the air in London: a growing awareness and concern…

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