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On 25th March 2020 Louise posted in News, Projects, Training

Kampala NOSES

Before life as we knew it, was turned upside down, we spent a hectic February running a series of events and activities to launch the Kampala NOSES project in Uganda.
Odour pollution
, is a worldwide problem which causes distress for many communities, yet it is currently under-regulated and does not achieve the attention it deserves.

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On Maria posted in News, Training

Citizen science to support natural resources management in Andalusia

Despite the variety and number of citizen science projects existing across the globe, there is a gap in the use of citizen science methodologies for natural resources management in the global North. Having identified this, we developed and delivered the first ever course on this topic, organised by the Department of Forest Engineering at the University of Córdoba, Spain.

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On 25th February 2019 Hannah posted in Events, News, Projects, Training, Uncategorised

Urban Exploration in Islington

Mapping for Change began an exciting new project – Urbex – in September using urban exploration to engage disadvantaged young people in shaping their communities.

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On 1st December 2017 Maria posted in News, Training

Mapping for Change participates in Barcelona Citizen Science Training School

If we could travel back in time to the days of our great grandparents, we would find ourselves in a completely different world, with another atmospheric and water composition, a different land use, etc. The result of two centuries of human impact on the natural ecosystems is explored in the exhibition After the End of the World, at the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB). Continue reading…

On 26th July 2017 Agnes posted in News, Projects, Training

Ten years of citizen led air quality monitoring in London

Air pollution is now fully acknowledged to be a significant public health problem, responsible for a growing range of health effects that are well documented.

Achieving the right public attitude, awareness and behaviour by the use of optimal air pollution monitoring, forecasting and reporting will go some way towards creating a healthier environment.

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On 20th January 2015 Louise posted in Featured, News, Training

Participatory Mapping at School of Trainers

Last weekend MfC were in Poland training participants from Meritum School of Trainers in the use of participatory mapping techniques.  Armed with the new skills trainees hit the streets of Ligota to explore what local residents felt about their community. Using a mixture of paper-based maps, photographs, and video interviews to capture local perceptions, participants went on to collate their findings on the new Community Maps platform.

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On 23rd January 2013 Louise posted in Featured, News, Training

Social Workers and Participatory Mapping

In September of last year Louise Francis, Director of MfC, went out to Udine to deliver a seminar and training session to students from the University of Udine,  visiting students from  the University of Oulu and employees of Vicin di Casa, a local not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to promote and facilitate access to housing by migrants. Students who attended came from courses on social work, and technology and education.

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