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Beyond Greenspace

This research investigated how different types and qualities of natural environment can have varying relationships with human health and wellbeing.

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Does living by the coast improve health and wellbeing?

This internationally acclaimed study used data from the UK’s census to show that people are more likely to have good health if they live closer to the sea.

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Exploring perceptions and use of different environments

This ESF-funded PhD examined the complex factors that influence how people use their local environments to manage and promote their everyday wellbeing.

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Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe

Seas, Oceans and Public Health in Europe (SOPHIE) is a pan-European initiative to coordinate research into the complex links between the marine environment and human health and wellbeing.

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The importance of water for restorativeness ratings of natural and built scenes

Although theorists have suggested that aquatic environments or “blue space” might have particular restorative potential, to date there is little systematic empirical research on this issue. Indeed the presence of…

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Defra Fellowship: Natural Environments and Human Health

This Defra Research Fellowship will improve understanding of how different environments can impact health and how this can be considered in decision making.