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An Edge Hill academic has won a global award from the Sustainability Research Network in recognition of her pioneering work to improve climate change education.

Dr Laura McGuire has scooped an esteemed Emerging Scholar Award due to her important work with the public to encourage positive behaviour change and instil messages about tackling climate change and sustainability.

The award highlights how she has used her expertise to analyse both the psychology behind the choices people make and how best to improve climate change education for all ages.

In addition to receiving the award, Dr McGuire will be invited to speak at the Seventeenth Sustainability Research Network International Conference being held at the Vrije University in Amsterdam in 2021. The theme of the conference is Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability. There she will chair a range of panels and give a presentation on her recent work.

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