UoM Making A Difference Awards: Outstanding public and community engagement initiative: Outstanding national/international engagement

  • Walker, C. (Recipient), Rackley, Kit Marie (Recipient), Thompson, N. (Recipient) & Summer, M. (Recipient)

Prize: Other distinction


Highly commended: Catherine Walker, Sustainable Consumption Institute, and the YPAC research team. Young People at a Crossroads creative resources. This project involved international collaboration on participatory research with migrant-background young people. It explored migrant families’ experiences of living with climate change, and considered how these experiences could be applied to climate change education. The project worked with teachers and creative professionals to generate educational resources that connect everyday knowledge and practices of migrant families with curricula in Manchester, Melbourne and beyond.

Walker, C., with Rackley, K. M., Summer, M., Thompson, N. and Young Researchers. (2022) Young people at a crossroads: Stories of climate education, action and adaptation from around the world. Accessed online at: www.sci.manchester.ac.uk/research/projects/young-people-at-a-crossroads
Degree of recognitionRegional
Granting OrganisationsUniversity of Manchester

Awarded at event

Event titleMaking a Difference Awards 2023
LocationUniversity of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
Period11 May 2023 → 11 May 2023