Listen to researcher Dr Matt Hobbs talk to Radio New Zealand’s Nine To Noon programme about an innovative new research project, funded by A Better Start National Science Challenge and Cure Kids, to measure the mental health of young people who grow up in areas with unhealthy environmental features, such as gaming venues, takeaway shops and liquor outlets. LISTEN HERE

The project is one of 12 to receive funding through a $4M collaboration between A Better Start National Science Challenge and Cure Kids. The successful projects were announced in July and get underway shortly. Read more about the successful funded projects here