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Anna Ridgewell, Ms

Research Fellow and Doctoral Student at University of Sussex

Anna is a Research Fellow and a Doctoral Researcher, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) via the SeNSS Network.

Anna's PhD project investigates the opportunities that children aged 3-7 from different socioeconomic backgrounds have to access the outdoors during their day at nursery or primary school and how this impacts their sense of nature connection and pro-environmentalism. Using a participatory-informed methodology, Anna is working with children and stakeholders from a range of early years and primary educational institutions. She is investigating how enabled children are to engage with nature, in the face of austerity and neoliberal ideologies that have simultaneously reduced state intervention in the provision of childcare and education, but increased state surveillance through the regulatory landscape, in contrast with the more autonomous and privileged environments of the private sector.

Anna Ridgewell's contributions

The ECR Journey: At Crossroads of Becoming

5 Jun 2024 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

On this 2nd ECR Annual Conference we continue to celebrate the ECR journeys and welcome educational researchers and practitioners to join us in Leeds.  This year’s conference is anchored on the...

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