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Seminar 1st July, London:Outdoor natural environments: An active space for the older adult?

As part of our ESRC-funded seminar series “More of the same is not enough”: New Directions in Ageing and Physical Activity, we’re holding a seminar in London on 1st July 2016 on natural environments and older people’s physical activity. The seminar is free to attend, but registration is essential – you can register here. The seminar […]

Presentation at the House of Lords’ Rural Economy Research Group

On the 28th October, Becca Lovell and Ben Wheeler presented the Centre’s research at the House of Lords. At the annual meeting of the Lords’ Rural Economy Research Group sponsored by Lord Trees, we presented a selection of research, with a focus on studies of the potential health and wellbeing benefits of natural environments. The […]

Arguing for the value(s) of natural environments to health

Yesterday I was in Northampton to present at the Greener Northants LNP annual conference. I discussed our research, and that of others such as CRESH, and tried to argue that the environment (alongside many other features of our societies and communities) should be recognised (and valued) for it’s role in promoting, supporting or damaging our […]

Prioritisation workshop on the health values of natural environments for decision making

Join us for a prioritisation workshop on the health values of natural environments for decision making 26th October from 10:30am to 5pm at Defra, Nobel House, Westminster, London. **Final few places remaining** For more information please contact Becca Lovell The aim of the workshop is to collaboratively identify, discuss and prioritise effective strategies and opportunities […]

Beyond Greenspace in Merseyside

Ben Wheeler, Becca Lovell and guest blogger Dr Karyn Morrissey, University of Liverpool We recently had a great opportunity to spend a morning together with a wide range of people and organisations, mostly from the Merseyside area, at a workshop organised by the Heseltine Institute for Public Policy and Practice Fresh Thinking Series. At the […]

A few updates from the Beyond Greenspace team

We’ve not blogged for a while, but have been busily working away on our analyses and writing up the findings of the Beyond Greenspace project. We’ll post key findings here as soon as they’re peer-reviewed and published. While we’re doing that, here are a few updates on our activities that might be of interest… Stakeholder […]

Developing priority research questions about ecosystem services and health

Our colleague at ECEHH Dr Ruth Garside has organised a workshop at the 2014 Ecohealth conference in Montreal, Quebec  Ecohealth Workshop. Montreal. 11 August 2014 1pm-4:30pm Get involved! We need your expertise! To sign up or if you have any queries contact Ruth Garside There is increasing interest in improving the evidence about linkages between […]