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Human Experience examines how human beings explore and experience the world around us.

Our blogs are written by experts whose research covers people's lived experience of cutting edge social issues.

8 posts found

Cities: how urban design can make people less likely to use public spaces Urban beautification campaigns are sold to local residents as a way to improve their daily lives. Some research argues that such beautification campaigns can make people feel less able, or willing, to use of these spaces.

05 July 2022 Jose Antonio Lara Hernandez 5 min read

Senior Researcher and PhD Student Jose Antonio Lara Hernandez write in The Conversation about how "urban furniture" and other beautification campaigns can result in public urban spaces becoming more exclusive, disregarding what local people needs, resulting in these spaces not being used.

Urban design - Photo by CHUTTERSNAP on Unsplash

Using the arts to tackle child criminal exploitation Find out more about Dr Catherine McNamara's project and the crucial role it plays in raising awareness

28 May 2020 2.75 min read

Head of School of Art, Design and Performance Dr Catherine McNamara leads a creative project to tackle child criminal exploitation in Hampshire. Find out more about the project and the crucial role it plays in raising awareness.

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