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Insight into the City

Insight into the City

Read all the articles you want, but if you want to understand the social discourse of a city, just take a cab.   I just found my seat on the train in Kent Station in (…)

Just for the sake of it! Playing in digital world: Toxic? Or a space for creativity and imagination?

Just for the sake of it! Playing in digital world: Toxic? Or a space for creativity and imagination?

  Technology, whether we like it or not, is becoming a huge component of our everyday lives.  We use our phones to ‘check-in’ to locations for COVID-19 tracking, to contact friends and family and use (…)

Creating a Play-Friendly Community with Children in Whitecraig: An opportunity to research play!

Creating a Play-Friendly Community with Children in Whitecraig: An opportunity to research play!

Silvia Veiga-Seijo is an occupational therapist from A Coruña, Spain. A PhD student in Occupational Science at Queen Margaret University and University College Cork, within the P4PLAY Programme. Her research project is focused on “Creating (…)

Designing inclusive playgrounds in Switzerland: why is it so complex?

Designing inclusive playgrounds in Switzerland: why is it so complex?

  Playgrounds designed with the intention to be inclusive are one approach to creating equal opportunities for all children, including those with disabilities, in terms of their right to play. However, when building inclusive playgrounds, (…)

Child’s Play Research

Child’s Play Research

Sabine Vinçon was interviewed about her PhD as part of the P4Play project, for the German Occupational Therapy Journal ‘ergopraxis’ 3/22   German readers can find the original article here. ep3_22_Perspektiven_Schwarzes Brett_Online-PDF_prot   Reference: Mischner, (…)

Empty playgrounds and lots of cosiness

Empty playgrounds and lots of cosiness

Ines Wenger shares her experience of visiting Sweden and staying at Luleå University with her family, as part of the P4Play Project. Read the full story in the ZHAW Impact magazine here.   Reference: Blaser, (…)

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