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Hilde Hauge

Overview of all research groups connected to COST action 866. For each research group in each country you will find scientific goal, contact information, ongoing projects, involved scientists and published articles.


Austria

ÖKL working group for on-farm animal assisted therapy and pedagogy
Georg Wiesinger - mentally disabled persons in agriculture and horticulture
Nadja Madlener - Green Learnscapes – Community Gardens in Berlin.

Belgium

Centre for Environmental Sciences
Social Sciences Unit
Department of Agricultural Economics

Denmark

Louise Nordgaard - indoor plants in offices

Finland

Green environment in care work
HIH-based education - gardening in primary education
Taina Laaksoharju - children gardening
MTT/Agrifood Research - business idea of Green Care

Germany


German project team in the European SoFar Project
Stefan Scholz and Andrea Sieber - peolpe-plant interaction

Italy

University of Pisa - horticulture therapy, pet therapy

Malta

Genista Research Foundation - organic farming

Norway

Health UMB, Research group Nature, Health and Quality of life
- Animal assisted interventions
- Therapeutic Horticulture
- Health Economics

Slovenia

Department of Agronomy

Switzerland

ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences - Green Care
Social Sciences in Landscape Research

Turkey

Akdeniz University - carob orchards

UK


Centre for Environment and Society - health benefits of Green Exercise
Green Care Thames Vellay - instigate and evaluate green care initiatives
Ecopsychology research group - therapeutic aspects of connectedness with nature
Centre of Child and Family Research
National Care Farming Initiative





Updated: 07.04.08
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COST Action 866 - Green Care in Agriculture

Web editor:

Hilde Hauge

Dept. of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

P.O. Box 5003, NO-1432 Ås, Norway

e-mail: hilde.hauge@umb.no