Influence 2019! Influencing students’ behaviour via university infrastructure and service

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This session offered insights from a research project entitled ‘Transition to more sustainable lives?: the impact of infrastructure and services on students’ habitual behaviours.’ Through a survey and interviews with students, it has explored the influence of material and social structures (e.g. provision of campus allotments) on the development and performance of students’ everyday practices.

The session discussed initial findings about the importance of the social context and physical environment within which habits are formed, and the potential for university initiatives to promote more sustainable lifestyles during university years and potentially beyond.

This session was part of Influence, the EAUC’s 2019 Annual Conference. All resources from the day can be found here.