Research Assistants work on specific aspects of our study at times of peak activity.

Over the summer months of 2015, we are delighted to have Dr Esther Rind and Agnes Patuano working as part of our team.

Two researchers standing outside Edinburgh College of Art

Dr Esther Rind (left) is a Health Geographer who joins us from the Centre for Research on Environment Society and Health (CRESH). She is interested in the relationship between where people live and their health. Before moving to Scotland, Esther completed her PhD at the University of East Anglia. She has also been involved in research at the University of Bonn in Germany and at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

Agnes Patuano (right) is a PhD candidate in Landscape Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art. She graduated in 2003 with a Masters in Landscape Design and Engineering from the National Institute of Horticulture and Landscape (INH) in Angers, France. Agnes is interested in the concept of Landscape Perception, bringing in elements of social sciences such as Sociology, Anthropology and Environmental Psychology.

Together, Esther and Agnes take great care of the people participating in the Environment and affect part of our study, which looks at the emotional dimensions of place using mobile neural imaging methods.

If you would like to take part in the study, here’s where you can find out more.

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