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Green Health Conference

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Conference
11 March 2013
at Edinburgh Training Centre, 16 St Mary's Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SU
for stakeholders, policymakers, health practitioners, environmental groups and any other interested parties
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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.

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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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.