greenspace

14thSeptember 2022

Cities with more vegetation mean ‘better health behaviours’ in children

14.09.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , |

This Child in the City article (published 30-08-2022) shares the findings of a conclusion of a new partnership study led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal). This latest study found that children who live surrounded by more natural spaces are more physically active, spend less time doing sedentary [...]

11thAugust 2022

Scottish Parents’ Survey 2021: children and young people’s play – results

11.08.22|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , |

This Scottish Government report (29 March 2022) presents the findings on children’s play from the Scottish Parents’ omnibus survey of 1,004 parents of children and young people aged 0-18 across Scotland. This was conducted by Ipsos MORI Scotland between 1 November and 2December 2021. The survey explored children’s experiences of [...]

26thJuly 2022

Socioeconomic inequality in Scottish children’s exposure to and use of natural space and private gardens, measured by GPS

26.07.22|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , , , , |

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow have shared this study.  It  has been published in Landscape and Urban Planning (July 2022). The study describes ‘real’ use of natural spaces (which includes local greenspace) and private gardens within neighbourhoods. It found that 15% of children’s time outdoors, [...]

21stJuly 2022

10th Child in the City World Conference 5-7 October 2022 Dublin, Ireland

21.07.22|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

How can we connect children and cities, disciplines and professionals to make better urban spaces for children from all backgrounds? What can we do to protect our children from past mistakes? How can we connect children to urban greenery to improve their health especially during lockdowns? Find out more here, with early bird registration here.