Research

10thJuly 2024

Forest School Research Symposium Podcast

10.07.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , |

The University of Liverpool and the Forest School Association ran the world’s first International Forest School Research Symposium in Liverpool last week. Forest School Podcast are set to offer a special Forest School Research Symposium Podcast

27thJune 2024

Research: Nature and outdoor learning

27.06.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

What role does nature play in outdoor learning? This is the subject of research by Dr Chris Mackie of The University of Edinburgh, supported by NatureScot and the Magnus Magnusson Studentship. Find out more about Dr Mackie's research and his findings here

6thJune 2024

Tiny Forests PhD opportunity

06.06.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

Royal Holloway University of London is offering a fully funded PhD studentship on insect herbivory and pest regulation in Tiny Forests.   More information is available in the project description and information on how to apply.   The deadline for applications is June 13th. The funding is available for UK [...]

14thMay 2024

Contribute to research on access to blue space

14.05.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

A Hydro Nation PhD student at the University of Dundee, is undertaking research to better understand how communities and people across Scotland access blue space. As part of this research, he has just launched a national survey below. Calling all Scottish residents (18+) to help us understand access to blue [...]

17thApril 2024

Early childhood-nature relations in Scottish school-based outdoor learning

17.04.24|Categories: Research|Tags: , , , |

NatureScot’s Magnus Magnusson Studentship supported a PhD research project at the University of Edinburgh’s Moray House School of Education and Sport. This research aimed to learn more about the role nature plays in outdoor learning. Read this summary report which outlines the research conducted by Dr Chris Mackie. Check out [...]