ACCESS - Advancing Capacity for Climate  and Environment Social Science
ACCESS - Advancing Capacity for Climate  and Environment Social Science

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Looking for a partner to co-create an application to the ACCESS Flex Fund Round 2? 


Looking for an ECR Co-I Rebecca Collins  Hi all. I’m working on a round 2 application with two wildlife/conservation-focused NGO partners, focusing on young people’s imaginations of pathways into careers where they can take action for nature. I’m keen to join up with an early career Co-I who has an interest in young people, education, […]


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Exploring the nurturing effects of nature on mental health


“Growing urbanization is a threat to both mental health and biodiversity. The UN estimates that almost 70% of people will live in urban areas by 2050, so action is needed to reduce future risks to both people and nature. Urban nature-based solutions, such as planting street trees or creating parks, might be a preventive measure […]


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Can a novel knowledge co-production approach advance the ability of community organisations to harness the social sciences in urban biodiversity renewal?


Bethan and Co-Investigator Lindsay Hetherington are working with partners; Devon Wildlife Trust – Wilder Learning; Plymouth City Council – Natural Infrastructure; and Zebra Collective. Bethan has also added some great videos to their project webpage that showcase urban biodiversity in her local neighbourhood. Read more  


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Tender: Understanding metrics for effective environmental measures under the Agricultural Reform Programme for Scotland


ClimateXChange wishes to commission research to review and assess the data requirements for the proposed Agricultural Reform Programme in Scotland. Submissions must be received by noon on Wednesday 19 July Read more


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Seminar: Applying the Behaviour Change Wheel to Biodiversity Policy


To enable transformative change, effective human behaviour in support of nature conservation is urgently required. Dr Melissa Marselle at the University of Surrey explains how the Behaviour Change Wheel can help us understand how current policies and interventions can be more effective. This 25 minute presentation is ideal for anyone wanting to write effective policies. […]


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Recorded panel discussion: The contribution of social science to nature recovery


At a recent Natural England conference a panel discussion, chaired by Professor Michael Winter (University of Exeter and NE Board Member), along with members of Natural England’s Social Science Expert Panel and colleagues, shared critical social science perspectives on the drivers of nature recovery: who and what is involved and the contribution of social science.


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UKRI Land use for net zero – Hub


Apply for funding to establish a coordination and translation hub for the transforming land use for net zero, nature and people programme. The full economic cost (FEC) of your project can be up to £7,800,000. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will fund 80% of the FEC (up to £6,250,000). Funding is available for up to […]


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