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Women in Environmental Sciences: How women can and must be engaged in the fight against climate change

This report shares principles and learnings from the Women in Environmental Sciences network, convened by Dr Cecilia Medupin at the University of Manchester, in partnership with Engaging Environments. References, acknowledgements, and contributor biographies are available within this document. For more information on the WiES network and Dr Cecilia Medupin’s work, please visit: https://www.meri.manchester.ac.uk/wies/

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Addressing Barriers to Community Engagement

The content for this article originates from a panel collaboration at the Development Studies Association Conference 2023, between representatives from Engagement Environments, Participatory Action Research (PAR) at University of Reading, and the National Association for Disabled Staff Networks (NADSN). “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the […]

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Partner Journey: Megan Shore & Rick Hall of Ignite!

Ignite! is a Nottingham-based charity which focuses on community engagement with young people, equipping them for a rapidly-changing world by taking a curiosity-first approach to disrupt traditional education, connect with people, and nurture natural creativity. Founder of Ignite! and former Director of Programmes Rick Hall, who has recently retired, and Megan Shore, Programmes Manager, both […]

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Partner Journey: Dr Danielle Robinson, University of Newcastle

Dr Danielle Robinson is a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Leeds. Danielle was involved with Engaging Environments as a Post-Doctoral Research Assistant at University of Newcastle, and played a key role in developing a programme of co-created marine environmental science research with four local community action groups in the […]

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Partner Journey: Sarah Staunton-Lamb, Earthwatch

Sarah Staunton-Lamb is Learning, Communities and EDI Lead for Earthwatch Institute, based in Oxford, UK. Sarah has been a Co-Investigator on Engaging Environments since 2018, and has worked alongside the partnership to develop an extensive programme of work, particularly focused on the development of early career researchers [ECRs] in fields of environmental science and beyond. […]

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Case Study: Science Camps for Early Careers Researchers with Earthwatch

Earthwatch is an organisation which envisions a world where we are able to live in balance with nature, and aims to achieve this through engagement and connection with nature which is powered by science. Based in Oxford, UK, Earthwatch was a partner of the Engaging Environments project, led by Co-Investigator Sarah Staunton-Lamb, with its main […]

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Partner Journey: Dr Cecilia Medupin, University of Manchester

Dr Cecilia Medupin is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Manchester, and a Co-Investigator on the Engaging Environments programme. As Co-Investigator, Cecilia convened the Women in Environmental Sciences network across 2018 and 2019, and followed by launching a three-part pilot study, using University of Manchester as […]

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Case Study: Connectivity & Inclusivity in Higher Education

Over the summers of 2022 and 2023, as part of the Engaging Environments programme, Dr Cecilia Medupin at the University of Manchester (UoM) developed a pilot study focusing on ‘Connectivity & Inclusivity in Higher Education – a solutions’ based approach’. This came after Dr Medupin’s convening of the Women in Environmental Sciences network through 2018 […]

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Case Study: Engaging women in environmental sciences at University of Manchester

As Co-Investigator on the NERC-funded Engaging Environments programme, Dr Cecilia Medupin at the University of Manchester, convened the Women in Environmental Sciences (WiES) network, to address the crucial role women have to play in the climate emergency and sustainable development, linking to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Connectivity & Inclusivity in Higher Education: A solutions’-based approach from environmental sustainability

This report shares principles, methods and outcomes from the three-part pilot study, Connectivity & Inclusivity in Higher Education: A solutions-based approach from environmental sustainability. This study was developed by Dr Cecilia Medupin at the University of Manchester, in partnership with Engaging Environments. References, acknowledgements, and contributor biographies are available within this document. For more information […]

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The Women in Environmental Sciences (WiES) Toolkit

This Toolkit shares insight and actions from the Women in Environmental Sciences Network, convened by Dr Cecilia Medupin at the University of Manchester, in partnership with Engaging Environments. References, acknowledgements, and contributor biographies are available within this document. For more information on the WiES network and Dr Cecilia Medupin’s work, please visit: https://www.meri.manchester.ac.uk/wies/

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