RESEARCH

Current research projects

VIRTUAL NATURE

Supported by a grant from the BA Leverhulme Trust scheme, this project will be looking at whether VR can support similar health benefits to real nature. This project is being run with Prof Anne Goodenough and Mr Matthew Wilcock.

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THE MULTIPLE MEANINGS OF NATURE

This project will explore the perceived synergy between nature connectedness, subjective wellbeing and resilience as described by multiple stakeholders. This project is led by Natasha Stonebridge, and is the subject of her PhD thesis.

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COVID-19 HEROES

The Covid-19 pandemic has established a new frontline. Not only do we have our healthcare workers under extraordinary pressure, but those in our supply chain are now also putting their health in danger to keep our communities going. This joint project with Dr Elaine Kinsella (University of Limerick) will track these workers through the pandemic to establish those factors that determine wellbeing and burnout across time.

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NATURE ON PRESCRIPTION

Evaluating the first nature on prescription social prescribing programme in the UK, we are working with the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust to explore the impact this intervention has had on participants.

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