Videos and audio

Screengrab from a landscape and health webinar

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VIDEO > Can landscape design actually improve health?

A recording of a free webinar, hosted by Routledge, featuring Catharine Ward Thompson and other experts on landscape design and health. Hosted by YouTube. Duration: 50 mins 02 secs


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PODCAST > What makes a place age-friendly?

An interview with OPENspace researchers, Katherine Brookfield and Sara Tilley, recorded during a week of co-design activities on the Northern Scottish islands of Orkney as part of the Mobility, Mood and Place (MMP) research project. Hosted by Orkney Podcasts. Duration: 14 mins 59 secs


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VIDEO > Habitats for Happy Ageing

Highlights from our free event at the University of Edinburgh celebrating the UN International Day of Happiness 2015. Hosted by vimeo. Duration: 02 mins 31 secs


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VIDEO > Social Capital and Population Health

Public lecture given by our visiting International Expert Advisor, Harvard University’s Professor Ichiro Kawachi, at Edinburgh College of Art in February 2015. Hosted by vimeo.
Duration: 01 hr 01 min 48 secs


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VIDEO> What constitutes salutogenic environments?

Public lecture by Catharine Ward Thompson, recorded on 7th May 2014, at Resilient Cities (Urbanisation and Health); part of the University of Edinburgh’s Global Academies’ Environment and Health Under the Microscope series. Hosted by YouTube. Duration: 21 mins 33 secs


Link to film about Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors

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VIDEOInclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I’DGO)

A short film about a ten-year study, led by OPENspace, on older people’s access to outdoor environments. Hosted by vimeo. Duration: 06 mins 56 secs


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VIDEO You really should get out more!

Public lecture by Catharine Ward Thompson, recorded on 11th December 2012, at the Business School, University of Edinburgh. In the film, Catharine addresses the question of why inclusive access to the outdoors matters for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Hosted by YouTube. Duration: 01 hr 01 min 31 secs


Is Green Good for You screengrab

VIDEO Is Green Good for You?

Public lecture by Catharine Ward Thompson delivered as part of the University of Edinburgh’s ‘Our Changing World’ series on 16th October 2012. In the film, Catharine discusses the linkages between health and access to natural environments.
Hosted by YouTube. Duration: 01 hr 16 mins 44 secs