Below are links to useful websites and resources relevant both to the work of the Landscape Research Group and to visitors and members of our website.To submit a link for consideration, please contact us.
Academic Jobs EU http://www.academicjobseu.com/ Academic Jobs EU provides a list of academic vacancies at a range of universities and organisations in the EU.
Artists in Nature http://www.artinnature.org/ Artists in Nature is based upon the belief that art in nature implies respecting nature, not using or abusing it for the sake of art. The organisation further believes that this respect implies a specific creation for each site. Artists in Nature feels that this approach might be one way to involve a very large part of the population that has not so far been interested in the "object oriented" traditional presentation of art in museums, galleries, and public spaces.
Common Ground http://www.commonground.org.uk/ Common Ground is a charity that champions popular democratic involvement by inspiring celebration as a starting point for action to improve the quality of everyday places.
Eden 3 Workshop Documentation http://eden3.net/2014/01/featured-post-about-future-forests/ Video from science, art and humanities speakers at a Workshop sponsored by LRG that addresses the cultural aspects of the Black Wood of Rannoch. The workshop looked at the range of human interest and cultural engagement that might be appropriate in this SAC woodland.
Imagining Natural Scotland http://imaginingnaturalscotland.org.uk/imagining-natural-scotland/3-a-critical-forest-art-practice-future-forest-workshop/ A link to the third of five blogs that look at the role of art in developing the social and cultural potential of the Black Wood of Rannoch. The project was funded by Creative Scotland and the workshop was supported by Landscape Research. The blog outlines the process of examining the present meaning and future value of the Black Wood from a broader social and cultural perspective. A Black Wood ‘futures team’ was assembled, consisting of a core group of 28 local citizens and outside experts, including artists, humanities scholar, scientists, planners and managers to consider what is known, what might be known, and to set some goals for the future.
Landscape Institute http://www.landscapeinstitute.org This is an educational charity and chartered body responsible for protecting, conserving and enhancing the natural and built environment for the benefit of the public. It champions well-designed and well-managed urban and rural landscape. The Institute’s accreditation and professional procedures ensure that the designers, managers and scientists who make up the landscape architecture profession work to the highest standards. Its advocacy and education programmes promote the landscape architecture profession as one which focuses on design, environment and community in order to inspire great places where people want to live, work and visit.
Learning Through Landscapes http://www.ltl.org.uk/ Learning Through Landscapes is a UK charity which advises governments, engages the private sector and enables schools and early years settings to make the most of outside spaces for children’s education and wellbeing
Med-INA http://med-ina.org/ Med-INA is an organisation in Greece that sits in support of MedWet
Medwet http://www.medwet.org/ The Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative, created in Grado, Italy, in June 1991, was initially launched in response to an international conference on Mediterranean Wetland’s declaration “...to stop and reverse the loss and degradation of Mediterranean Wetlands”.
Postgraduate Studentships http://www.postgraduatestudentships.co.uk/ Postgraduate Studentships is a website that brings together funding opportunities for all kinds of postgraduate students. It incorporates information from both postgraduates seeking funding and university departments with funding to publicise.
The International Federation of Landscape Architects http://www.iflaonline.org/ The International Federation of Landscape Architects is the body representing Landscape Architects worldwide. Its purpose is to coordinate the activities of member associations when dealing with global issues, and to ensure that the profession of landscape architecture continues to prosper as it continues to effect the design and management of our environment.
The Landscape and Arts Network http://www.landartnet.org The Landscape and Arts Network was launched in 1993 by artist Francis Carr with the aim of bringing together landscape architects, engineers, architects, artists, educationalists and ecologists: in effect, all those individuals, professional or otherwise, who feel passionate about improving and sustaining the quality of our urban and natural environment.
The Rural Sociological Association http://ruralsociology.org/ The Rural Sociological Association focuses upon the development and dissemination of sociological knowledge concerned with rural life, communities and environment.