by Kezia Barker, Birkbeck, University of London, UK The zombie apocalypse has become a kitsch and playful marketing tool that … More
By Nicola Brimblecombe, Mark Green and Danny Dorling Cover Photo: Five people sleeping rough outside the School of Geography and … More
By Phil Emmerson, RGS-IBG Readers of the RGS-IBG journals may have noticed a couple of changes over the last few … More
By Joe Williams, Durham University, UK and Caitlin Robinson, Newcastle University, UK In June 2019, a tribunal in Kenya halted … More
We are bombarded with messages to ‘move more.’ Physical activity is good for us, we’re told. In the right doses, yes, meeting minimum levels of activity reduces our risk of chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, some cancers, cardiovascular diseases, and depression, plus it helps with stress and our general quality of life.
It seems often forgotten, however, that ‘moving more’ usually means going somewhere. For many of us, that place is the gym. And gyms can be more, or less, inviting.
By Robert Shaw (Newcastle University, UK) and Ankit Kumar (Eindhoven University of Technology, NL) Public lighting is widely understood as … More
by Creighton Connolly, University of Lincoln Heritage is increasingly recognised as central to planetary wellbeing and sustainability initiatives. For instance, … More
By Elaine Stratford, University of Tasmania In cities around the world, on any day or night, billions of us walk … More
by Sam Halvorsen, Queen Mary University, London Political parties matter. We do not have to look far to see that … More
By Sharon McLennan, Massey University/Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Voluntourism, the phenomenon that combines international volunteering with the more traditional tourist … More