Tagged: symposia

Philippe Crisp: Perceptions of community sport coaches on the effectiveness of sport intervention programmes

Chichester

Social intervention projects using sport as a key vehicle for delivery are frequently used in community development projects. They are promoted either directly or indirectly by broader government policy because there is an inherent, wider belief that sport can contribute …

Katherine Mitchell: Mitochondrial DNA Diversity of a Captive Group of Hylobates moloch

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Hylobates moloch is described as the most urgent conservation concern of all Asian primates.  A future conservation initiative orchestrated by the Aspinall Foundation to minimise extinction risks for this species includes a captive breeding and reintroduction programme.  Genetic variability has …

Elisabetta Vivaldi: Exploring the health and well-being of ‘Former Yugoslavian Roma’ living in ‘camps’ in Naples

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This presentation is based on my on-going doctoral research consists of a discussion of emerging findings on the health and well-being of ‘Italian Roma’ living in ‘camps’ in Naples.  As is well known Roma are both the largest ethnic minority …

Stephen Edge: Demystifying BIM (Building Information Modeling) software, for Sustainable Design and Construction

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At the CIBSE BIM: Who benefits? Conference in December 2010, Dr Stephen Hamil of NBS said that it was revealed that over 30% of respondents use BIM for all or some projects, while almost 90% believe that they will be using BIM for at …

Michael Gilsenan: What can be learnt from ‘Intentional Communities”?

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An exploration of the interaction between intentional communities and the wider society including the lessons that have/can/will be learnt from the many intentional communities around the globe.  Acknowledging the literature regarding the contribution of eco villages particularly the progress of …

Thoby Miller: Talking Eco-Praxis

Glyndwr University

This is an exploration of the power of conversation, combined with the use of critical thinking; seen as a means to generate an active awareness of sustainability and resilience as a lived and living experience. Conversation is defined as a …

Nicky Gilmour: Post-environmental fabrication

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This presentation argues that the artefacts of post-environmental, sustainable communities require coherence, which can be identified by one factor, namely, that the fabrication processes of such artefacts are integrated with the dynamic systems within which they operate. This presentation proposes …

Sara Burbi: Sustainable Communities – The case of farmers in the South West region

In recent years the concept of sustainability has been applied to all sectors of society. Whether we live in a city or in a rural area, communities are encouraged to consider their impact on the environment and the social and …

Kate Breeze: Engaging Families through Residential Programmes

The last twenty years in the UK have seen a range of policy driven initiatives focusing on families including therapeutic models, evidence based parenting programmes and 24/7 multi-systemic support. The discourse of families has focussed on dysfunction and family as …

Helen Butcher: Reflections on facilitating community engagement through collaborative inquiry

Chichester

Public debate around the Big Society agenda centres on the increased use of partnership working and collaboration, augmented by ‘active citizenship’ through meaningful community engagement’ encompassing ‘empowerment’ and direct citizen involvement in the delivery of public services through participatory ‘co-production’ …

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