Research at Leeds Beckett
Completed Research Projects
|Equestrian tourism in Yorkshire. Supported by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust. A project investigating the market for equestrian tourism, expectations, and current provision.
||Back to Front project.
||Wilderness therapy for ‘youth at risk’–PCYC, Australia.
|Equestrian sport and leisure - eight-year multispecies ethnography of human-horse interactions through sport and leisure.
||New Wortley Community Centre (Architecture Project Office-won International Award).
||UK Rock Climbing Culture in 2007. This study considered the generic use of the term climbing and whether its differentiated nature now allows for recognised subcultures.
|Community festivals and belonging - The Lansdmot horse festival in Iceland. With Holar University College, Iceland.
||LEP Green Infrastructure for Leeds City Region (through White Rose Forest [WRF]).||Exploration of the service role played by Napali workers on a university Himalayan Research Expedition in 2011.
|The role of adapted sport and adventure in the recovery of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel through the BattleBack program.
||Green Streets Project (WRF).
||Resilience in outdoor residential experiences.
|Design & Community Projects (Landscape Course- been running since 1978).
||Northern Forest (WRF and Community Forest Trust).
||Assessment of adventure therapy program for Red Cross.
|Future of Backpackers joint study with James Cook University - A CRC-funded project study exploring the future of backpacking in Australia.|