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RESEARCH NEWS FROM GREEN INNOVATION RESEARCH GROUP

One of the ongoing studies by Green Innovation Research Group is Developing a participatory workshop method for use with children in UHI mitigation strategies in Malaysia. It is a joint research between UTM and Hiroshima University with RM24000 fund from Hiroshima University.


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INVOLVING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN RESEARCH: WHAT NEEDS TO BE CONSIDERED AND WHY?

Dr Kate Bishop 
Date: Friday, 10th December 2010
Venue: Seminar Room, Faculty of Built Environment
Participatory research with children and young people has increased dramatically in the last 15-20 years.  Previously, children’s research largely consisted of research on children rather than withthem as is common today. This change reflected a new respect for, and understanding of, childhood as a distinct social period in its own right and not simply a step along the way to adulthood. Researchers became interested in understanding this period of life from children’s perspectives, recognising that they themselves would always be outsiders as adults. More..