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Psychosocial factors influencing responses to ecological crisis – seminar 24 Nov Manchester

I’m presenting some findings from my PhD research at Manchester Metropolitan University on Tues 24th Nov 2015, 2 – 3.30pm, John Dalton East Building Room 423, as part of the Sustainability  and Ethical Enterprise Group meeting series. Following my presentation … Continue reading

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Sustainability Plus seminar: 24th Oct, Lancaster University

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SR+ seminar series: exploring new ideas, research and action in environmental sustainability and responsibility I’ve just taken over coordinating the SR+ seminar series at Lancaster University, and am presenting at the first event this Thurs 24th Oct, at 12 – … Continue reading

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Frames about nature

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Common Cause have just launched a new report on values and frames about nature used by the conservation sector in their communications. Language likely to activate extrinsic values and frames (e.g. that relate to self-interest, wealth, power and threat) is … Continue reading

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mindfulness at work – it’s all good?

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Here’s something I’m wondering about.. in putting these thoughts out there, seeing what others make of it, I’m hoping it’ll help me make sense of it for myself. Mindfulness for better performance Impressed by the growing evidence base, companies are … Continue reading

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A tale of two cities: the Manchester that loves and hates wild nature

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When Queen Victoria came to the throne, the area that is now Alexandra Park in south Manchester was a lowland raised bog, a mossland. The neighbourhood next to the park is not called Moss Side for no reason! It seems … Continue reading

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pro-environmental values in the arts sector

I’ve just written a blog for Mission Models Money re.think project on new insights into the potential for pro-environmental behaviour in the arts sector, that I’ve gained from re-visiting a research project I did a couple years ago on 21st century competencies, … Continue reading

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Humans – technology – nature

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Exploring the literature on the relationship between humans, technology and nature, I found various differing views that highlight the complexity of this relationship. I’ll be writing more about these topics as my PhD progresses. You might like to read this … Continue reading

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