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Explore environmental psychology with the Human-land podcast

A podcast supported by the Department of People and Society at SLU Alnarp, produced by the SLU environmental psychology alumni network. We explore topics related to outdoor environments for health and wellbeing with experts in the field and apply an environmental psychology perspective to understand people and planetary health.

Episode 1 - Finding freedom in a pandemic?

Environmental psychologist, Professor Birgitta Gatersleben shares her current research into people and nature engagement during Covid-19 in the UK, hopes for the future in sustainability and wellbeing policy and planning of accessible green health infrastructure.

Podcast episode 1

Episode 2 - Designing environments for the human needs

Researcher Jonathan Stoltz from SLU shares his current research about how environments can be designed to cater for the human needs. We hope to inspire city designers to creatively integrate evidence-based design in their planning practices to create supportive environments for health and wellbeing.

Episode 2

Episode 3 - Environments for human flourishing

Professor Caroline Hägerhäll from SLU shares her vision as part of a new research initiative to gain an improved understanding of the dynamic experience of outdoor environments and its relationship with human behaviour and health through establishing the Sensola Lab at SLU.

Episode 4 - Interdisciplinary perspectives on how we can research landscapes for sustainability

In a live hybrid podcast hosted during the SLU Landscape days, four researchers from SLU Landscape discussed their perspectives on interdisciplinary landscape research for a sustainable society.


The alumni behind the microphones!

Amanda Gabriel and Hannah Arnett are the co-creators and producers of the podcast Human Land, as part of co-founding the alumni network, to explore, learn and share perspectives in environmental psychology. In each episode of the podcast, we invite international experts in their fields to discuss evidence and policy on environmental psychology topics. Each episode is peer-reviewed and a glossary and references are provided. The podcast is recorded in English but it is possible to email questions in both Swedish and English to: ohwalumn@slu.se

Published: 04 October 2022 - Page editor: marianne.persson@slu.se