It’s more than a learning and teaching campus. It’s a place that actively supercharges student and staff wellbeing!
Located at Mars Creek, this Go Slow for a Mo’ trail has been designed to target mental restoration and repair. It takes students and staff through six rejuvenation stations aimed at increasing positive mood, emotional regulation, attention restoration and support greater resilience to anxiety and stress.
The Living Lab Go Slow for a Mo’ trail continues to design, test and evaluate trail exercises working with students and staff across all faculties. Additionally, the research team also tracks the latest empirical interdisciplinary research emerging from around the world and which is showing that meaningful connections with nature improves:
We ask that Living Lab trail participants complete the following evaluation questions at least one week prior to trail use. Please allow 5-10 minutes to complete all five pre-trail surveys:
The CN-12 is a connection with nature evaluation instrument. Please answer 12 short questions:
The World Health Organisation- Five Well-Being Index (WHO-5) is a short self-reported measure of current mental wellbeing.
Inclusion of Nature in Self (INS) scale (adapted from Schultz 2002).
The Positive and Negative Affect Schedule or (PANAS) is a scale that consists of different words that describe feelings and emotions.