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Children and Nature: rapid synthesis of evidence

10 June 2019 - 19 July 2019

PI/s in Exeter: Professor Justin Dillon

Funding awarded: (total funding of £ 5,000)

Sponsor(s): Natural England/The Wildlife Trusts

About the research

Natural England are proposing to commission a rapid evidence synthesis to identify which factors appear to be common across a range of successful school-based learning experiences in natural environments (including residential stays). The review should draw on the academic and grey literature, published in English, since (and including) 2000 including any reviews of the literature covering studies carried out before 2000. The report should identify commonly reported factors and comment, as necessary on the robustness of the evidence as well as identifying gaps and weaknesses in the research evidence.

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