‘The show must go on!’ Fieldwork, mental health and wellbeing in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

@article{Tucker2019TheSM,
  title={‘The show must go on!’ Fieldwork, mental health and wellbeing in Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences},
  author={Faith Tucker and John Horton},
  journal={Area},
  year={2019},
  volume={51},
  pages={84-93}
}
Fieldwork is central to the identity, culture and history of academic Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (GEES). However, in this paper we recognise that, for many academic staff, fieldtrips can be a profoundly challenging “ordeal,” ill‐conducive to wellness or effective pedagogic practice. Drawing on research with 39 UK university‐based GEES academics who self‐identify as having a mental health condition, we explore how mental health intersects with spaces and expectations of… 
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