Well-being and place

7th to 9th April 2009

What was the event?

This conference drew together research that explicitly links well-being and place. It advanced knowledge and stimulate future directions that are both creative intellectually and timely for contemporary policy debates. The organisers included research from a range of different scales of analysis, across different substantive domains and from both policy-linked and more explorative approaches. The concept of place can be interpreted broadly from geographical locations (urban, rural, city, nation), everyday settings (home, work, school, street, leisure centres) and different scales (individual to international).

Liz O’Brien of Forest Research presented a paper on:  ‘A sort of magical place’: social and cultural connections with trees and woodlands for well-being.

Conference website

Who was the event suitable for?

Academic and policy communities.

Where did the event take place?

Durham University
Queen's Campus,
University Boulevard
Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6BH


For further information, please contact Sara Fuller.
Email: s.k.fuller@durham.ac.uk