Unlocking the power
of social science for people and planet
Human Nature empowers conservation professionals and organisations to build their capacity to access and use social science for greater conservation impacts
How can we help you?
Essentials of Conservation Social Science
Our one day, online training course to build your knowledge and confidence of conservation social science. Explore what social science is, how it’s done and why it’s fundamental to conservation.
Qualitative Methods for Conservation
Learn how to design, deliver and analyse qualitative research. With a focus on interviews and qualitative questionnaires, you’ll get the training and practice to hone your skills in collecting and analysing text based methods.
Available online or in person (London, UK).
Are you the social science champion in your organisation?
This eight month programme will support a small group of five people who are leading an organisational change in the way social science evidence is used.
Learn to make a big impact,in a
series of small actions.
I believe that humans don’t have to be part of the problem, they are the solution. I see a growing appetite in individuals and organisations to do better – the desire to make changes to how they go about life and business so we have a more harmonious relationship with the natural world.
“I completed the Introduction to Social Science for conservation course, this is an area I hadn’t had much involvement with previously in my marine science evidence role but is becoming increasingly important. The intense 3 day course has helped me both in an immediate impact on my thinking in day to day work such as running stakeholder engagement in projects and also in my longer term thinking in terms of how I can support MMO teams more strategically in social and behavioural work in the future.”
Marine Management Organisation
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