SEI York researchers presenting at Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference

Posted on 30 August 2016

Topics include trees health, older people and urban infrastructure design and brain mapping.

SEI York researchers are presenting at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, held in collaboration with the Institute of British Geographers. The theme for 2016 is ‘nexus thinking’ and covers a multitude of topic areas and themes.

On Wednesday 31 August 2016 Alison Dyke and Annemarieke de Bruin will be presenting a paper on “Non-human agency as an alternative framing for tree health” as part of the topic of “Re-imagining tree health and plant biosecurity - a more-than-human approach".  More details here >>

Steve Cinderby will be presenting results from the EPSRC funded Co-Motion project at the annual ‘research into policy’ event co-hosted by the Transport Geography Research Group and UK Department for Transport (DfT)  on Tuesday 30th August 2016. His presentation is entitled “Interactions between urban infrastructure design and use on older people’s mobility and well-being: evidence from three UK case studies.”

He will also present a paper entitled “Mapping brain imaging as a measure of emotional wellbeing in older people walking in different urban spaces” which is co-authored by colleagues from the Mobility, Mood and Place  project (which looks at older people’s mobility outdoors). http://conference.rgs.org/AC2016/51

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