SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Ms Rita Newton
Ms Rita Newton
postal addressSURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre, University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT.
email addressR.Newton@salford.ac.uk
telephone+44 (0)161 295 4600
website addresshttp://www.surface.salford.ac.uk
Key Memberships
From September 2015 to present.
Profile Summary

I environmental gerontologist focusing on housing and residential care, outdoor environments, public buildings and transport as a means of supporting older people to be independent, healthy and active.

My particular interests within this context are Inclusive Design ; outdoor environments; walking; cycling; falling over outdoors; qualitative research methods

Key Projects
2011
Jul
Going Outdoors: Falls, Ageing and Resiliance. GO FAR
MRC, £246,507.00.
Principal Investigator: M Ormerod (45%). Co-Investigators: R Newton (40%), R Codinhoto (15%).
2008
Apr
Visions of the role of walking and cycling in 2030
EPSRC, £221,316.00.
Investigator: R Newton (100%).
2006
Jul
Building Opportunities
ESF, £122,185.00.
Investigators: M Ormerod (80%), R Newton (20%).
2006
Jun
Inclusive design for getting outdoors (I'DGO TOO)
EPSRC, £482,841.00.
Principal Investigator: M Ormerod (25%). Co-Investigators: L Kenney (25%), C Nester (15%), D Howard (10%), R Newton (25%).
2005
Jan
Removing barriers decent homes (803505)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation, £8,000.00.
Investigators: R Newton (50%), M Ormerod (50%).
2003
Aug
AWE - Access to Working Environment (ESF National)
ESF, £168,599.00.
Investigator: R Newton (100%).
2003
Aug
Inclusive Design for getting outdoors (IDGO)
EPSRC, £149,571.00.
Investigators: M Ormerod (50%), R Newton (50%).
2002
Jun
1998
May
Key Publications
Refereed Journal Articles
Reviews