Blog posts

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 (…)

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, (…)

P4Play supports Cork Freedom of the City creative consultation project to include children and young people

P4Play supports Cork Freedom of the City creative consultation project to include children and young people

Students of St Marie’s of the Isle with past Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Joe Kavanagh. Photo: Clare Keogh/The Glucksman   The Freedom of the City Project is an example of how collaboration and connections (…)

International doctoral students: “It’s nice that the children play outside despite the cold”

International doctoral students: “It’s nice that the children play outside despite the cold”

  The P4Play project, researching play and play deprivation within 4 strands: People, Place, Policy and Practice, includes eight doctoral students and four different universities in four different countries. Some of them are currently at (…)

Enabling play for all children [German title: Damit alle Kinder Zugang zum Spiel haben]

Enabling play for all children [German title: Damit alle Kinder Zugang zum Spiel haben]

Play is a fundamental right of children, but children with disabilities face restrictions to play possibilities on public playgrounds. In this article Prof. Dr. Christina Schulze and two P4Play, PhD Students, Ines Wenger and Thomas (…)

1
2