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‘Evidence maps’ signpost conservation research
An international team of experts from the field of conservation, evidence synthesis and international development has developed an ‘evidence map’ to compile and display research information.
Researchers present findings at House of Lords
The Centre’s experts in greenspace appeared before the House of Lords last week, presenting their leading research into environment and health.
New guidelines hope to improve decision making
New guidance released this week aims to help authorities make better evidence-based decisions about health and social care.
Study will help transform pollen forecasting
Research is hoping to improve pollen forecasts for allergy sufferers across the UK, by using DNA to identify grass pollens in the air.
New collaboration explores environmental experiences
An exciting new partnership is bringing together the University of Exeter and the Eden Project in a bid to understand how people's environmental experiences change over time.
Study seeks to reconnect children with nature
A ground-breaking research partnership is hoping to reinvigorate children’s connections with nature through the exciting use of stories.
Researchers turn to seaweeds in quest for new drugs
Pioneering research in Cornwall is hoping to discover new ways of searching for antibiotics – from seaweeds found on the county’s coastline.
New partnership will help manage Cornwall’s environment
An exciting new partnership in Cornwall is using academic research to inform the management of the county’s world-class natural habitats.
New study finds aquariums deliver health benefits
People who spend time watching aquariums and fish tanks could see improvements in their physical and mental wellbeing, according to new research published in the journal Environment & Behavior.
Royal College of Physicians honour Centre founder
Professor Michael Depledge has been elected as an Honorary Fellow to the Royal College of Physicians, recognising his contribution to the field of environment and health.
Professor Fleming receives prestigious award
Professor Lora Fleming received the prestigious Bruun Medal last week, recognising her outstanding work in the field of oceans and human health.
Beyond Greenspace results released
The findings from a two-year in-depth investigation into how different types of green space can affect health have been released today.