4 May

Urban Forests webinar, Ortsoberoende

Green & Blue Infrastructure for Urban Health and Well-Being

seminars, workshops |
Portrait of Jing Ma.

The spring semester's third and last webinar in the series on urban forests, arranged by SLU Urban Futures and Future Forests, will be given by Jing Ma, Associate Senior Lecturer at Luleå University of Technology. She will talk about the research area that concerns green and blue infrastructure and its impact on people's health and well-being.

Jing Ma is working at the division of Architecture and Water at Luleå University of Technology. She has a background in landscape architecture, with great interests in green and blue infrastructure (GBI) and livable environments. Her research focuses on the relationship between GBI and human health and wellbeing, assessing the accessibility and equity of GBI to enhance the quality-of-life experiences of residents.

In the webinar, Jing will talk about the Green Infrastructure (GI) research she carried out both in New Zealand and the UK, using ArcGIS-based network analysis to measure GI accessibility and cost-benefit analysis of GI interventions to improve human health and well-being.


Time: 2023-05-04 15:00 - 16:00
City: Ortsoberoende
Location: Urban Forests webinar
Organiser: SLU Urban Futures & Future Forests
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About this webinar

The webinar series on Urban Forests is arranged by SLU Urban Futures and SLU Future Forests to shed light on various aspects and opportunities for research on forests in urban environments. 

  • The webinar will be recorded. If you don't want to be identified, please turn your camera off and remove your name from your window.
  • Please have your microphone off (when not participating).

Recorded webinars 2021-2022

See the recorded presentations from previous webinars here


SLU Future Forests

SLU Future Forests is a platform for multidisciplinary forest research, collaboration and research communication, driven by SLU, Umeå University and the Forestry Research Institute of Sweden.

SLU Urban Futures

Among the four SLU Future Platforms, SLU Urban Futures has the mission to strengthen sustainable urban development. The platform aims to identify knowledge needs and strives to develop new research questions addressing the challenges of an urbanising planet.