We, the Under-Represented
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We, the Under-Represented

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We, the Under-Represented

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Conservation Education Centre

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Guthrie Road

Bristol, United Kingdom

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Why don’t we see some groups engaging with nature? Are we not reaching out in the right way? Or is it that these groups engage on their own terms, outside the confines of our biased perceptions? How is the sector perceived by these groups and what do we need to change?

If we understand the role nature plays within the cultural context of under-represented groups we can challenge our own outlooks and embrace fresh approaches to be welcomed into those communities.

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  • Be introduced to cutting edge sociological research

  • Gain insight into the views of communities with whom the environmental sector has limited success engaging

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EMILY DAWSON focuses her work on how people engage with and learn about science, with an emphasis on equity and social justice. Emily’s current research explores how to disrupt rather than reproduce social disadvantages in relation to science education, engagement and communication. Over the past 10 years she has carried out research on science learning and engagement in a variety of settings including science centres, museums, scientific societies and schools.

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This toolbox session is part of Communicate 2016: Swapping Spectacles. Communicate is the UK's annual, two-day conference for environmental communicators. For full conference rates, programme and bookings please visit www.communicatenow.org.uk

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if you would like to book on to this session only please continue through the Eventbrite process to booking and payment. Please access single sessions via the Conservation Education Centre entrance on Guthrie Road - do not queue up with the zoo guests at the main entrance.

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Conservation Education Centre

Bristol Zoo Gardens

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