Monthly Archives: September 2018

HEAL Paul van der Werf’s ‘Fields to Forks’ CTV segment

HEAL Paul van der Werf’s ‘Fields to Forks’ CTV segment

The Heal’s Paul van der Werf talks to CTV London’s Marek Sutherland about his household food waste research in a ‘Fields to Forks’ segment: https://london.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1292199#1501140 In London, single family households throw out on average $600 of avoidable food waste each year. Close to 75% of food waste’s environmental impact (e.g., greenhouse gases) occurs from the farmers […]

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Children’s perspectives on neighbourhood barriers and enablers to active school travel: A participatory mapping study

This research uses innovative participatory mapping and qualitative GIS methods to examine how children’s perceptions of their environments influence their school journey experiences. We conducted 25 map-based focus groups during Geography Awareness Week, an annual geography education and public awareness program, in November 2016. This child-centred research approach aims to contribute to the existing evidence […]

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