Monthly Archives: February 2017

Marine wildlife as an important component of coastal visits: The role of perceived biodiversity and species behaviour

Members of the Beyond Greenspace team have collaborated with the RSPB to examine whether marine wildlife is an important component of the wellbeing benefits of visits to the coast. The results of the study were published earlier this month in the journal Marine Policy. Our colleague Rebecca Jefferson from the RSPB has written a great […]

Sensing Nature: exploring visual impairment in the natural environment

In November 2016, ECEHH Researcher, Dr Sarah Bell, started a new two-year ESRC-funded project exploring the diverse sensory and emotional experiences people have in nature, focusing on individuals living with visual impairment. Approximately 285 million people are thought to live with sight loss and blindness across the world – a number that is increasing as […]

Another PhD opportunity at ECEHH!

Healthy green schools: investigating the actions and policies that schools can take to develop healthy and environmentally aware young people Application details can be found on the FindAPhD site The rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and climate change, are two of the critical challenges facing humanity (General Assembly of the United Nations, 2011, The Academy […]

PhD opportunity at ECEHH

3 Year Studentship: Transforming Lives and Landscapes: Health and wellbeing impacts of a wetland environmental improvement programme Ref: 2579 We are seeking to recruit an excellent candidate for this 3-year PhD studentship with the University of Exeter Medical School and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT). The doctoral research project will be based within the […]

Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change conference

More sessions have been added to the Biodiversity and Health in the Face of Climate Change conference so the call for papers and posters has been extended! We are going to be there chairing the ‘Biodiversity or green space?  Evidence for contribution to health in a changing climate’ session! Abstract submission deadline: Tuesday, 28 February 2017 (abstract submission […]