Jonas Hornberg



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Education & Career


Researcher and doctoral candidate at the Institute for Urban Public Health (former Centre for urban Epidemiology), Germany


M.Sc. Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Germany


B.Sc. Psychology, University of Osnabrück, Germany


BeMoVe - Participation-based transformation of active mobility for health-promoting urban and transport infrastructure.

AcouStic QuAlity and HeaLth in Urban EnVironmEnts (SALVE) - Acoustic Quality and Health in Urban Spaces - Analysis of the Association of Soundscapes and Health  

Conferences and Presentations

56th DGSMP Annual Meeting 2021 (Online):

Health Effects of Urban Sounds beyond Noise: Systematic Review.

Annual Meeting of the German Society for Social Medicine and Prevention (DGSMP) in Düsseldorf - "New ideas for better health" September 16-18, 2019:

- Acoustic Quality in Urban Environments (SALVE) - preliminary results on the distribution of acoustic environment in an urban area.

- Acoustic Quality and Health in Urban Environments - The SALVE Project.


  • Haselhoff T, Lawrence B, Hornberg J, Ahmed S, Sutcliffe R, Gruehn D, Moebus S. The acoustic quality and health in urban environments (SALVE) project: Study design, rationale and methodology. Applied Acoustics. 2022;188:108538.
  • Lawrence BT, Hornberg J, Haselhoff T, Sutcliffe R, Ahmed S, Moebus S, Gruehn D. A widened array of metrics (WAM) approach to characterize the urban acoustic environment; a case comparison of urban mixed-use and forest. Applied Acoustics. 2022;185:108387.
  • Baranyi G, Haselhoff T, Hornberg J, Moebus S, Braubach M. Case study compilation: lessons learned from redeveloping contaminated sites. In: World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe, editor. Urban redevelopment of contaminated sites: a review of scientific evidence and practical knowledge on environmental and health issues. Regional Office for Europe: World Health Organization; 2021.
  • Hornberg J, Haselhoff T, Lawrence BT, Fischer JL, Ahmed S, Gruehn D, Moebus S. Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown Measures on Noise Levels in Urban Areas—A Pre/during Comparison of Long-Term Sound Pressure Measurements in the Ruhr Area, Germany. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021;18(9):4653.
  • Moebus S, Gruehn D, Poppen J, Sutcliffe R, Haselhoff T, Lawrence B. Akustische Qualität und Stadtgesundheit – Mehr als nur Lärm und Stille. Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz. 2020;63(8):997-1003.
  • Sutcliffe R, Lawrence BT, Poppen J, Ahmed S, Haselhoff T, Gruehn D, Moebus S. Acoustic quality and health in urban environments – First methodological experiences of the pilot study SALVE. 23rd International congress of acoustics; 2019; Aachen: Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
  • Poppen J, Sutcliffe R, Ahmed S, Lawrence B, Gruehn D, Moebus S. Acoustic quality and health in urban environments – The SALVE Project. Das Gesundheitswesen. 2019;81(08/09):9B-1.
  • Lawrence BT, Ahmed S, Sutcliffe R, Poppen J, Moebus S, Gruehn D. Widened array of metrics (WAM) approach to characterizing urban sound environments – the example in SALVE. 23rd International congress of acoustics; 2019; Aachen.