Category: Health and wellbeing
How can we stay healthy and help others to improve their own health?
In May 2021, Rowanbank Environmental Arts & Education commissioned Daniela Izquierdo, MSc Ecological Economics alumna, to conduct ethnographic research with children aged 9 to 11 from areas of multiple deprivation in Scotland.
Julian Mashingaidze, undergraduate student and President of the University’s student society on food security, tells us about a new sustainable meal plan aimed at students.
Communications Manager Sarah Ford-Hutchinson explores the concept of eco-anxiety, and what you can do to soothe – and be soothed by – nature.
Wendy McDonald, our Office Manager & Personal Assistant to the Director talks about her experiences of walking during a pandemic during local lockdown.
Covid-19 has not only been a healthcare crisis, but has also exacerbated existing tensions in our food systems. Meg McGrath, a Communications Coordinator at the Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability, discusses the impacts of Covid-19 on our food system and her experience of supporting local efforts to redistribute food to ensure no one goes hungry.
Sonia Mullineux, Head of Alumni Communication, explores how Covid-19 has changed her relationship with cycling and the distinction between cycling as an activity and as a state of mind.
Covid-19 has disrupted travel plans for many of us, with almost all international air travel coming to a halt. Law student, Madeline Chambers, shares her top tips for holidaying closer to home.
Communications Coordinator, Alexandra Kuklinski, shares her experiences with growing food from scraps. Do you think the fresh fruit and veg you buy at the supermarket is a lifeless ingredient? Think again.
Working or studying at home? Now is a great time to show both yourself and the planet some love. Read our top tips for boosting your wellbeing while reducing your environmental impacts.
Meg McGrath, our Communications Coordinator, explores the necessity of collective action to tackle crises like the climate crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic.