Publications & Conferences

Publications

Key, D.H. (2015) ‘Transpersonal Patterns in the Natural Change Project.’ Self & Society: An International Journal for Humanistic Psychology. Issue 43, Vol. 2. 

Lancaster, O.J., Kerr, M.H. and Key, D.H. (2014) 'Optimism, Pessimism and Hope: Personal responses to the professional challenges of sustainability.' Natural Change Foundation: Edinburgh. 

Kerr, M.H. & Key, D.H. (2013) 'Evidence of Natural Change – Case Studies from the Scottish education sector.' Natural Change Foundation: Edinburgh. 

Kerr, M.H. & Key, D.H. (2012) ‘The Ecology of the Unconscious.’ In Totton, N. & Rust, M.J. ‘Vital Signs’. Karnac Books: London. Ch. 5, 63-77. 

Key, D.H. & Kerr, M.H. (2012) ‘The Natural Change Project.’ In Totton, N. & Rust, M.J. ‘Vital Signs’. Karnac Books: London. Ch. 18, 239-250. 

Kerr, M.H. & Key, D.H. (2011). ‘The Ouroboros (part I): towards an ontology of connectedness in ecopsychology research.’ European Journal of Ecopsychology. Vol 2, 48-60. 

Key, D.H. & Kerr, M.H. (2011). ‘The Ouroboros (Part II): towards an intersubjective-heuristic method for ecopsychology research.’ European Journal of Ecopsychology. Vol 2, 61-75. 

Key, D.H. & Kerr, M.H. (2011) ‘The Natural Change Project: Catalysing Leadership for Sustainability.’ WWF-Scotland: Dunkeld. 

Key D.H. & Macdonald, L. (2010) ‘Natural Change Project.’ In Britton, T. (ed.) ‘Hand Made: Portraits of emergent new community culture.’ Blurb: London. 

Key, D.H. (2006) ‘No Words.’ In Angus, A. (ed.) Topographies and Tales. Proboscus: London Key, D.H. (2003) ‘Diversity in Unity.’ The Great Outdoors Magazine: 37.

Conferences papers

‘What happens to us “out there”? Why can experiences of nature transform us?’
Elective Sessions: The Natural Phenomena Conference: Nature Education Network. Wild Woods, Glenbervie, Whangarei, November 2019.

‘Nature by Design: how to design transformative outdoor experiences’
Keynote Session, Elective Sessions: The Natural Phenomena Conference: Nature Education Network. Wild Woods, Glenbervie, Whangarei, November 2018.

‘The Roseland Walks for Wellbeing Project: Let’s just go for a walk’
Elective Session: Gathering at the Edge of the Wild: UK Ecopsychology Conference. Green & Away, Worcestershire, July 2015.

‘Applied Ecopsychology’
Public Keynote lecture, Schumacher College, Dartington, May 2015.

‘Alice through the looking glass’
Public Keynote lecture, Schumacher College, Dartington, May 2014.

‘Who is educating the educators?’
Public Keynote lecture for Traidcraft, London, June 2014.
Video: http://www.traid.org.uk/traidtalks-who-is-educating-the-educators/

'The Natural Change Project’
Keynote Session: International Symposium “Cultures of Sustainability in the Age of Climate Crisis”. Part of EU COST IS 1007 “Investigating Cultural Sustainability”.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Telemark University College, Bø, Norway, May 2014.

‘Values, Sustainability and the Citizen: Making the Cultural Shift’
RSA Lecture Plenary Session: RSA in Scotland and WWF Scotland, Edinburgh, 2010.

‘Ecopsychology’
Plenary Session: Climate Change Conference, Cornwall College, 2009.

‘Ecopsychology & Outdoor Education’
Plenary Session: Advancing Adventure Conference, Lochaber College, 2008.

‘Beyond Sustainable Tourism’
Plenary Session: Scottish Tourism Forum, 2007.

‘Sustainability: Scottish Tourism’s Competitive Edge?’
Plenary Session: Tourism Innovation Group Conference, Turnberry, Scotland, Scottish Tourism Forum, 2006.

‘Ecopsychology and Sustainable Nature-based Tourism’
Plenary Session: European Union Northern Peripheries Project - Nature-based Tourism Working Group Conference, Ballachulish, Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage/National Trust for Scotland, 2005.

‘The Healing Power of Wild Places’
Plenary Session: E39 COST Action - Human Health Benefits of Forests Conference, University of Edinburgh, Forestry Commission/European Union, 2004.

‘Wild at Heart: The Philosophy & Psychology of Wild Places’
Plenary Session: Sustaining Wild Land Conference, Pitlochry, Scotland, John Muir Trust, 2004.

‘Deep Ecology: An Ecosophy of Wildness’
Elective Session: Wild at Heart Conference, Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore, Scotland, 2004.

‘Wild at Heart: The philosophy and psychology of wild places’
Originated and convened two conferences to promote deeper discussion about the fundamental role of wild places in human affairs. External funding acquired through the Cairngorms National Park Authority, The Great Outdoors Magazine and SportScotland, 2003 & 2004.

‘The Ecology of Adventure’
Elective Session: Wild at Heart Conference, Glenmore Lodge, Aviemore, Scotland, 2003.

‘The Ecology of Adventure’
Plenary Session: Human Ecology Research Methods Conference, Centre for Human Ecology, Edinburgh, 2003.

‘The Ecology of Adventure’
Plenary Session: Outdoor Education Research Forum, University of Edinburgh, 2003.

‘Outdoor Experiential Learning in New Zealand’
Elective Session: Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition of Experiential Learning (APCEEL), Singapore, Singapore Training and Development Association, Outward Bound Singapore and Association of Experiential Education, 1998.