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Education for sustainable development: Guidance for UK higher education providers (2014)
Report
Longhurst, J., Bellingham, L., Cotton, D., Isaac, V., Kemp, S., Martin, S., …Tilbury, D. (2014). Education for sustainable development: Guidance for UK higher education providers

This guidance has been prepared by representatives of the higher education community with expertise in education and sustainable development. It has been produced via collaboration between the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and t... Read More

Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: A four to five year follow up study (2014)
Journal Article
Chao, L., Simmonds, B., Fox, K., Davis, M., Ku, P. W., Gray, S., …Trayers, T. (2014). Objectively assessed physical activity and subsequent health service use of UK adults aged 70 and over: A four to five year follow up study. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e97676. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0097676

Objectives: To examine the associations between volume and intensity of older peoples' physical activity, with their subsequent health service usage over the following four to five years. Study Design: A prospective cohort design using baseline parti... Read More

A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010 (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Barnes, J., Chatterton, T., Hayes, E. T., & Longhurst, J. (2014, March). A study of ozone exposure across Europe: 2004–2010. Poster presented at 9th International Conference on Air Quality - Science and Application

Summary This study presents an assessment of exposure to ozone exceedences across Europe using a new methodology based around the Eurostat degree of urbanisation (DEGURBA) classification, which provides the ability to categorise exposure into ‘Urban... Read More

Raising sustainability awareness: Engaging the whole institutional community (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Gough, G., & Longhurst, J. (2014, January). Raising sustainability awareness: Engaging the whole institutional community. Presented at On Sustainability.Tenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability

This presentation explores the approach being taken by UWE to extend the ‘circle of the committed’ already engaged with ESD in the university. The university has set an ambitious target of 100% of all students being able to engage with the idea of su... Read More

Implementing a Comprehensive Institution Wide Approach to Education for Sustainable Development. A Case Study of the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2014, January). Implementing a Comprehensive Institution Wide Approach to Education for Sustainable Development. A Case Study of the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Presented at On Sustainability. Tenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability

This presentation describes the actions taken by UWE, Bristol to develop a comprehensive approach to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the curricula of the University. It describes the process and outcomes of the major actions take... Read More

University leadership for sustainability. Implementing a comprehensive institution wide approach to education for sustainable development. A case study of the University of the West of England, Bristol (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., & Gough, G. (2014, January). University leadership for sustainability. Implementing a comprehensive institution wide approach to education for sustainable development. A case study of the University of the West of England, Bristol. Presented at University Leadership for Sustainability

Responding to the first of the questions underpinning this conference this presentation describes the actions taken by UWE, Bristol to develop a comprehensive approach to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) within the curricula of the Univers... Read More

Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues (2013)
Journal Article
Hayes, E. T., Chatterton, T., Barnes, J., & Longhurst, J. (2013). Utilising Openair to support multi-stakeholder engagement and the resolution of air quality issues. Clean Air Journal, 23(1), 23-31

For key stakeholders to make informed air quality management decisions it is often necessary for in-depth data analysis to be tailored and concisely presented to meet their needs. Given the complexity of sources, the abundance of relevant data (e.g.... Read More

QAA-HEA education for sustainable development guidance document consultation (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J. (2013, November). QAA-HEA education for sustainable development guidance document consultation. Presented at QAA-HEA Education for Sustainable Development Guidance Document Consultation Event

The Guidance is intended to assist staff in higher education institutions with the implementation of ESD in courses and across the curriculum. We wish to gain direct feedback, ideas, and suggestions for improvement from academics and students fro... Read More

Urban planning for healthy cities a review of the progress of the european healthy cities programme (2013)
Journal Article
Barton, H., & Grant, M. (2013). Urban planning for healthy cities a review of the progress of the european healthy cities programme. Journal of Urban Health, 90(SUPPL 1), 129-141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-011-9649-3

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the progress made by European cities in relation to Healthy Urban Planning (HUP) during Phase IV of the World Health Organization's Healthy Cities programme (2003-2008). The introduction sets out the general p... Read More

Safeguarding the provision of ecosystem services in catchment systems (2013)
Journal Article
Everard, M. (2013). Safeguarding the provision of ecosystem services in catchment systems. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 9(2), 252-259. https://doi.org/10.1002/ieam.1386

A narrow technocentric focus on a few favored ecosystem services (generally provisioning services) has led to ecosystem degradation globally, including catchment systems and their capacities to support human well-being. Increasing recognition of the... Read More

The challenges and implications of linking wetland science to policy in agricultural landscapes - experience from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment (2013)
Journal Article
Everard, M., Maltby, E., Acreman, M., Blackwell, M. S., Everard, M., & Morris, J. (2013). The challenges and implications of linking wetland science to policy in agricultural landscapes - experience from the UK National Ecosystem Assessment. Ecological Engineering, 56, 121-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.12.086

Wetlands have been the focus of conflicts in societal priorities throughout human history, with competing demands for water and land use delivering a range of ecosystem services but contributing to severe degradation and loss. Conservation of wetland... Read More

Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme (2013)
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De Viggiani, N., Daykin, N., Moriarty, Y., & Pilkington, P. (2013). Musical pathways: An exploratory study of young people in the criminal justice system, engaged with a creative music programme

There is growing evidence from across the arts and health field that suggests that participatory arts programmes can contribute to health improvement, emotional resilience and social reintegration, among vulnerable and excluded groups including crimi... Read More

Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review (2013)
Journal Article
Daykin, N., De Viggiani, N., Pilkington, P., & Moriarty, Y. (2013). Music making for health, well-being and behaviour change in youth justice settings: A systematic review. Health Promotion International, 28(2), 197-210. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/das005

Youth justice is an important public health issue. There is growing recognition of the need to adopt effective, evidence-based strategies for working with young offenders. Music interventions may be particularly well suited to addressing risk factors... Read More