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HUMAN NATURE INTERACTIONS

This collection of work surrounds how humans interact with nature, and how these interactions can support health and wellbeing. Designed with the ethos of mutual benefit, we believe that human gain should not come with a cost to nature.

 

PUBLISHED WORK

References and Links to Papers

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A MIXED METHOD EVALUATION OF THE NATURE ON PRESCRIPTION SOCIAL PRESCRIBING PROGRAMME.

This report evaluates the Nature on Prescription programme developed by the Gloucestershire Local Nature Partnership and delivered by Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

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SEE WITH FRESH EYES: MINDFUL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR IMPROVED MENTAL HEALTH

A mixed methods evaluation of the See with Fresh Eyes programme delivered by Look Again in partnership with Create Gloucestershire.

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DETERMINING THE RIGHT DOSE: DYNAMIC MULTIDIMENSIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE NATURE AND HEALTH RELATIONSHIP

This critical review provides a new theoretical position to understanding the medicalisation of nature, and how we can best carry out research to capture the ability of nature to restore and promote health. 

This artlice is available as a pre-print (not yet peer-reviewed): https://psyarxiv.com/knw3e

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A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE: HOW INTERACTIONS WITH NON‐COMPANION ANIMALS MIGHT HELP REDUCE HUMAN STRESS

Sumner, RC, Goodenough, AE. A walk on the wild side: How interactions with non‐companion animals might help reduce human stress. People Nat. 2020; 00: 1– 11. https://doi.org/10.1002/pan3.10074

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ENGAGE WITH YOUR COMMUNITY WITH FRESH EYES: PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF MINDFUL PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN INTERVENTION TO SUPPORT WELLBEING

Sumner, R. C., Hughes S. & Crone, D.M. (2019). Engage with your community with fresh eyes: Preliminary evaluation of mindful photography as an intervention to support wellbeing. University of Gloucestershire, U.K. ISBN: 978-1-86174-263-6

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