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Voices in a Pandemic: Using deep mapping to explore children’s changing sense of place during the COVID-19 pandemic in UK (2024)
Journal Article
Webber, A., Jones, V., McEwen, L., Deave, T., Gorell Barnes, L., Williams, S., …Gopinath, D. (in press). Voices in a Pandemic: Using deep mapping to explore children’s changing sense of place during the COVID-19 pandemic in UK. Children's Geographies, https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2024.2315153

Children’s sense of place is important for wellbeing, development and belonging in a community or place. The VIP-CLEAR (Voices in a Pandemic – Children’s Lockdown Experiences Applied to Recovery) project used creative methods and repeat engagement t... Read More about Voices in a Pandemic: Using deep mapping to explore children’s changing sense of place during the COVID-19 pandemic in UK.

Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (2020). Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom. Primary Science, 21-23

This article considers how primary science curriculum planning can be framed around the Sustainable Development Goals (2015). As a case study it presents how learning about insects on a bug hunt in the playground can quickly transform into more cont... Read More about Good enough to eat or just to hunt? Edible insects, the Sustainable Development Goals and the primary classroom.

‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V. (2020). ‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools. British Educational Research Journal, 46(4), 894-908. https://doi.org/10.1002/berj.3655

Supporting young people with global crises mitigation strategies is essential, yet loaded with ethical dilemmas for the educator. This study explores whether young people will make ethical decisions regarding the sustainability of food choice in scho... Read More about ‘Just don’t tell them what’s in it’: Ethics, edible insects and sustainable food choice in schools.

Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, V., & Beynon, S. (2021). Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits. Children's Geographies, 19(1), 13-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/14733285.2020.1718608

Western European populations are being encouraged to reconsider their diets in light of population growth and the associated intensification of farming systems. In addition, health concerns associated with diets high in sugar, salt and saturated fat... Read More about Edible insects: Applying Bakhtin’s carnivalesque to understand how education practices can help transform young people’s eating habits.

DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero (2019)
Book
McEwen, L., Gorell Barnes, L., Jones, V., Whitehouse, S., & Williams, S. DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero. UWE Bristol

This is the children's book (designed for Key Stage 2) produced as part of the knowledge exchange within the NERC -funded DRY (Drought Risk and You) project. The book aims to promote awareness of drought in the UK and of positive water behaviours -... Read More about DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero.