Looking for people who don’t garden, and other unexpected PhD moments

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Lauriane Suyin Chalmin-Pui

I am coming to the end of my first year as a PhD student at the Landscape department and am looking for people who do not garden to answer my questionnaire.

This might seem an unusual move for someone who is doing a project on the impact of front gardens on health and well-being, especially as I am funded by, and working with, the Royal Horticultural Society. Rest assured, I already have plenty of responses from gardeners but I need to be able to compare this data with non-gardeners to better understand and isolate the therapeutic impacts of gardens and gardening. Read more…

New Adventures in Technology Enhanced Fieldwork

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Paul Buck

Here at the Department of Landscape, we’re always looking for new, creative ways of using technology to enhance student learning (TEL). This is one of my key roles as the department’s Learning Technologist. A recent example of this is a collaboration with lecturer Olaf Schroth and university teacher Thom White. Olaf, Thom and I get equally excited when we discover new technology that we can get creative with and repurpose for use in Landscape Architecture,  and that has the possibility of enhancing the learning and teaching experience for students and ourselves. Read more…

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