Equality, Diversity, Inclusivity & Accessibility (EDIA)

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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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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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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