Posts etiquetados ‘People-Environment Research Group’

It has been a pleasure to receive the confirmation that my paper, titled “The role of grassroots innovations in promoting local sustainable consumption. Motivations, values and learning outcomes within the “Galician network of conscious and responsible consumption” has been accepted to be presented at the International Conference on Environmental Psychology: Theories of change and social innovation in transitions towards sustainability to be held in A Coruña (Spain), next 30th ,31st  of August  and 1st of  September ,2017.

Beyond my session, I would like to mention that the programme of the conference includes 23 Symposia, more than 170 paper presentations and 44 posters. Besides, a remarkable representation of the best researchers and experts in environmental psychology will participate in the different sessions to be held during the conference.

The ICEP 2017 will start on wednesday 30th August with the introductory talk “Promoting sustainable lifestyles, social innovation and wellbeing in Europe: lessons from three large-scale interdisciplinary projects” by Prof. Ricardo Garcia-Mira & Dr. Adina Dumitru.

The conference has also invited to a number of excelent keynotes:

If anyone is interested in consulting the preliminary version of the Program, this is available at the website www.icep2017.org

If anyone is interested in attending the conference, information about the incription can be checked here: http://icep2017.serglo.es/?fwp=6&fwl=2

This international symposium is being organized by the IAAP (International Association of Applied Psychology), Division of Environmental Psychology with the collaboration of the People Environment Research Group – Department of Psychology. University of A Coruña (Spain).

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Urban Sustainability. Innovative Spaces, Vulnerabilities and Opportunities (2014)

El Instituto de Investigación Xoán Vicente Viqueira acaba de publicar el libro “Urban sustainability: Innovative spaces, vulnerabilities and opportunities”, en el que trata de profundizar en la relación entre espacios urbanos y sostenibilidad,  atendiendo a las vulnerabilidades y oportunidades para la sostenibilidad y la innovación, desde el enfoque de la psicología, la arquitectura, la educación y la cultura ambiental.

El volumen se estructura en cinco bloques, que abordan (1) los retos del urbanismo sostenible, (2) vulnerabilidades y oportunidades para la seguridad local, (3) acercamientos del estudio del espacio (4) participación, apropiación y cohesión social, y  (5) organización del espacio urbano: acercamientos innovativos.

Y ahora voy a presumir de compañeros y amigos, pues son varios los investigadores e investigadoras de nuestro Grupo de Investigación Persona-Ambiente, que han publicado artículos realmente interesantes en este libro, como son:

  • Urban sustainability: Innovative spaces, vulnerabilities and opportunities.  Ricardo García Mira and Adina Dumitru
  • Healthy workers and healthy workplaces: psychosocial evaluation in organizational environments. Amelia Fraga Mosquera, Alberto Díaz Ayude and Ricardo García Mira.
  • Public participation in water management. The implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Galician river basins management plans. Isabel Lema Blanco and Ricardo García Mira
  • Public facilities as elements of territorial cohesion. Case study University and Hospital networks in Galicia, Spain. Cristina García Fontán
  • Unexpected changes as a principal factor of urban disorganization. Myriam Goluboff Scheps, Amparo Casares Gallego and Cristina García Fontán

Para todos aquellos que os interesem existe una versión gratuita (en inglés) que puede descargarse, en formato pdf, en el siguiente enlace: