Frontier Science: BIFOR’s ‘Sound of the Trees’ talk at ASE Conference Jan 8th

Jenny Shepherd (Knowledge Exchange Facilitator, Institute of Applied Health Research) will present a talk entitled ‘Sound of Trees’ on behalf of the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFOR) at The Association for Science Education (ASE) Annual Conference in early January 2016.


Drawing on the latest thinking about green space and wellbeing and how human evolution may be key; we are testing theories of physiological reasons why woodland walks improve wellbeing. Is it the sound of the trees? The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) is finding out.

Friday 8th January 2016

09:30 – 10:30

Location : Poynting Physics, S02


Find out more about the ASE  Annual Conference held at University of Birmingham (6-9 Jan, 2016) below.

Exciting activities and competitions lined up for you upon arrival at ASE Annual Conference. We also wanted to give you a few of our conference tips:

  • Get questions answered with our expert education providers. The Conference Exhibition is full of educational expertise so if you have a question, simply find their stand and just ask! Make sure you check out the free prize draws and when you need a bit of a boost, you can pop along for a free smoothie (details below).
  • Try out a new practical The Practical Hub, supported by AQA and CLEAPSS, will feature anything from chocolate molecules to gene technology.
  • Don’t forget the essentials We know this one sounds obvious, but make sure you print a copy of the ASE campus map, look at the handbook online and don’t forget to bring your delegate badge.

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We hope you have a great Christmas break,

The ASE Team

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