Reports

GreenHealth_Final_Report

In brief: Executive summary, plus fully referenced report, on research findings from all workpackages of the GreenHealth research project, with key messages and implications for professionals and policy makers.
Resource Type: 81-page report, with colour diagrams
Format: FREE pdf download, 3.5MB
Publication Date: February 2014 (GreenHealth for Scottish Government)

Peri-Urbanisation in Europe: Towards European Policies to Sustain Urban-Rural Futures

In brief: Executive Summary, plus four-part Synthesis Report, bringing together the work of over 30 international partners involved in PLUREL. Details the trends, risks and opportunities for peri-urbanisation in Europe, and provides recommendations for targeted policies and new concepts of urban-rural linkages.
Resource Type: 148-page, fully-illustrated, full-colour book
Format: FREE pdf download, 6.4MB; paperback book (ISBN: 978-87-7903-534-8)
Publication Date: May 2011 (Academic Books Life Sciences / the University of Copenhagen)

Community green: using local spaces to tackle inequality and improve health (full report)

In brief: Full report detailing the background and methodology to the Community Green study and all findings on the inter-relationship between urban green space, inequality, ethnicity, health and wellbeing.
Resource Type: 61-page report with colour diagrams
Format: FREE pdf download, 1.17MB
Publication Date: July 2010 (CABE Space, Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment)

Wild Adventure Space: its role in teenagers’ lives (Natural England Commissioned Report NECR025)

In brief: Executive summary, plus full, nine-part report, on research into wild adventure space and young people’s developmental needs. Includes details of background and methodology, findings from literature reviews, focus groups etc., conclusions and recommendations for future action.
Resource Type: 70-page report with colour diagrams
Format: FREE pdf download, 714KB
Publication Date: May 2010 (Natural England)

Woods in and Around Towns (WIAT) Evaluation: Baseline Survey

In brief: Final report on a project to assist Forestry Commission Scotland evaluate the effectiveness of the Woods in and Around Towns (WIAT) programme. Includes details of background and methodology – including the design and administration of questionnaires and environmental audit tools – as well as full results and commentary.
Resource Type: 80-page, fully-illustrated, full-colour report
Format: FREE pdf download, 5.46MB
Publication Date: March 2007 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Places in Cumbria for wildlife and people (English Nature Research Report No.705)

In brief: Executive summary, plus full, ten-part report, on research exploring how a range of stakeholder representatives in Cumbria – from health professionals to local businesses and landowners – perceived the value of the natural environment, particularly Local Nature Reserves.
Resource Type: Two-page pamphlet
Format: FREE pdf download, 616KB
Publication Date: August 2006 (English Nature)

Green and Public Space Research: Mapping and Priorities (full report)

In brief: Full, six-part report on a project to map existing and future research into public and green space, to identify gaps (in order to help set priorities for future research) and to develop a freely accessible and searchable database of all research (see below).
Resource Type: 29-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 186KB
Publication Date: June 2006 (Department for Communities and Local Government)

Review of the Scottish Forestry Strategy, Consultation Process: Focus Groups

In brief: Executive summary, plus full, four-part report, on a focus group-based exercise to widen the consultation base for the Review of the Scottish Forestry Strategy (SFS). Includes details of objectives and methodology, data analysis and conclusions, as well as transcripts from the five focus groups.
Resource Type: 92-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 1.18MB
Publication Date: April 2006 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland – Alloa Case Study

In brief: Findings specific to Alloa (arising from focus groups, questionnaire analysis and site-base observations) extracted from the full report on Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland.
Resource Type: Four-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 101KB
Publication Date: May 2004 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland – Corstorphine Case Study

In brief: Findings specific to Corstorphine (arising from focus groups, questionnaire analysis and site-base observations) extracted from the full report on Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland.
Resource Type: Four-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 101KB
Publication Date: May 2004 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland – Lennoxtown Case Study

In brief: Findings specific to Lennoxtown (arising from focus groups, questionnaire analysis and site-base observations) extracted from the full report on Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland.
Resource Type: Four-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 101KB
Publication Date: May 2004 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland – Whitburn Case Study

In brief: Findings specific to Whitburn (arising from focus groups, questionnaire analysis and site-base observations) extracted from the full report on Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland.
Resource Type: Four-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 101KB
Publication Date: May 2004 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland – Wishaw Case Study

In brief: Findings specific to Wishaw (arising from focus groups, questionnaire analysis and site-base observations) extracted from the full report on Open Space and Social Inclusion: Local Woodland Use in Central Scotland.
Resource Type: Four-page report
Format: FREE pdf download, 101KB
Publication Date: May 2004 (Forestry Commission Scotland)

Nature for People: The Importance of Green Spaces to East Midlands Communities (English Nature Research Report No.567)

In brief: Executive summary, plus full, six-part report, on research evaluating how the environment contributes to people’s social well-being and quality of life. Includes full details of background and methodology, all findings and lessons for planners and managers of green space.
Resource Type: 164-page report with colour photographs and diagrams
Format: FREE pdf download, 1.05MB
Publication Date: January 2004 (English Nature)