The nature around us – Research Seminar

21.09.2023 10:00 - 12:00
Registration time
18.08.2023 10:00 - 15.09.2023 12:00
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Join us in a hybrid seminar and meet researchers from Jamk, Tampere University and University of Surrey working on themes related to the well-being effects of nature and pro-environmental behaviour on Thursday 21.9. from 10 am to 12 noon. Our seminar will take place at Dynamo, D506. You can also join the seminar via Teams.

  1. If you join us onsite at Dynamo, D506, please register to the seminar (30 places available) by Friday 15.9. via this Webropol-link
  2. Join via Teams:

    Click here to join the meeting

    Meeting ID: 358 411 523 125
    Passcode: n9UpEB

Programme and presenters

  • 10:00-10:05 Introductions: Katriina Hyvönen (Senior Researcher, Jamk, Institute of Rehabilitation)
  • 10:05-10:30 Act with Nature: Introduction to intervention to promote planetary well-being: Kirsi Salonen (Post-doctoral Researcher, Tampere University) and Jane-Veera Paakkolanvaara (Researcher, Jamk, Institute of Rehabilitation)
  • 10:30-10:55 Experiences of recovering from work in (virtual) nature, Mari Partanen (Researcher, Jamk, School of Business)
  • 10:55-11:10 Tea and coffee break
  • 11:10-11:35 Repeated listening to natural sounds may enhance people’s mental health and well-being, Yasushi Suko (PhD Student, Tampere University)
  • 11:35-12:00 Using Gardens to Support Wellbeing, Bethany Harris (Post Graduate Researcher, University of Surrey)

Each presentation slot includes time for questions and discussion. Programme is subject to change.

Further details and questions

Katriina Hyvönen

Vanhempi tutkija, Senior Researcher
Kuntoutusinstituutti, Institute of Rehabilitation
Hyvinvointi, School of Health and Social Studies