Green Health Conference
This conference discussed the exciting findings from the four-year Scottish Government funded Green Health research programme which investigated the contribution of green and open space to public health and wellbeing.
This free event provided opportunities to hear from the lead researchers and to consider the implications of the findings for policy and practice. It was open to anyone with an interest in public open space and community health and wellbeing.
Presentations from the conference can be downloaded below.
PDF file: Professor George Morris, Consultant in Ecological Public Health (379 KB)
The Green Health research programme
PDF file: Professor Richard Mitchell, University of Glasgow (6.4 MB)
More green, better health?
PDF file: Professor Catharine Ward Thompson, OPENspace, University of Edinburgh (1.3 MB)
Take a break! Escaping everyday stresses in greenspace
PDF file: Dr Jenny Roe, Heriot Watt University (616 KB)
Stress and the city
PDF file: Dr Liz Dinnie, James Hutton Institute (436 KB)
Do you see what I see?
PDF file: Professor David Miller, James Hutton Institute (1.2 MB)
So what? Developing recommendations for policy, practice and research.
There were also three parallel sessions delegates could take part in:
- Greenspace mapping, modelling and visioning
- Blue space, blue health
- Good places, better health for children.
The full conference programme and registration form are available below.
The conference is organised by greenspace scotland on behalf of the Green Health research partnership (The James Hutton Institute, OPENspace Research Centre, University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow).
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