Ms Heli Gittins
Tel: 01248 388647 (from U.K.)
+44 1248 388647 (International)
Part Time Teaching Associate - module organiser for Strategic Environmental Management and Green Technology; deputy director of the MSc in Environmental and Business Management; contributor to Making of Snowdonia, Principles of Conservation and Renewable Energy modules.
Post-graduate researcher in nature and wellbeing – evaluating the benefits of woodland activity programme provision on personal wellbeing and investigating socio-geographic dimensions of woodland use and access. A cross-disciplinary PhD between the School of Natural Sciences and the School of Psychology, funded by the KESS programme in partnership with The Woodland Trust and Actif Woods Wales.
Chapter in book ‘Green Innovation and Future Technology’ (Kelliher and Reinl, 2015)
Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment – Practitioner Member
Higher Education Academy - Fellow
Heli works at the School of Natural Sciences at Bangor University where she teaches on a Masters in Environmental and Business Management and several conservation modules. She began her post-graduate research in greenspace and wellbeing in October 2016. She has worked at Bangor University since 2007 on knowledge transfer projects in both sustainable business and land management and climate change.
She has a research interest in mindfulness and the environment, having taught and practiced for the past 10 years, teaching mindfulness based courses and activities. This is in the community, for organisations and in the natural environment, for example in partnership with Snowdonia National Park, Natural Resources Wales and the Snowdonia Society.
Rydw i’n siarad Cymraeg (wedi dysgu) / I speak Welsh (experienced learner)