Tag Archives: Gardening

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 […]

A systematic review of the health and well-being impacts of school gardening

Our review of the benefits of school gardening activities has been published in BMC Public Health. School gardening programmes are increasingly popular with several high profile initiatives to encourage and support activity; examples include Jamie Oliver’s Kitchen Garden Project and the Royal Horticultural Society’s Campaign for School Gardening. The RHS aim to support teachers to […]