The Showroom Cinema, Paternoster Row, Sheffield, S1 2BX, United Kingdom
Improving Wellbeing through Urban Nature (IWUN) is a £1.3million research project led by the University of Sheffield’s Department of Landscape. It aims to find out more about how Sheffield’s natural environment can improve the health and wellbeing of the city’s residents, and especially those with disproportionately high levels of poor health. The project will use a range of methods, including a specially designed smartphone app, to investigate people’s relationships with Sheffield’s parks and green spaces.
Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP, United Kingdom
The North East Local Nature Partnership (NELNP) is holding a workshop together with the Ecosystems Knowledge Network (EKN) and The Centre for Sustainable Healthcare (CSH) to determine how improved access to the natural outdoors might play a greater role in addressing the health priorities of the North East.