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Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: understanding broader science communication impacts (2017)
Journal Article
Constant, N., & Roberts, L. (2017). Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: understanding broader science communication impacts. Journal of Science Communication, 16(4), Article A03

Science communicators develop qualitative and quantitative tools to evaluate the ‘impact’ of their work however narrative is rarely adopted as a form of evaluation. We posit narrative as an evaluative approach for research projects with a core scienc... Read More about Narratives as a mode of research evaluation in citizen science: understanding broader science communication impacts.

Governance, participation and local perceptions of protected areas: Unwinding traumatic nature in the Blouberg Mountain Range (2016)
Journal Article
Constant, N., & Bell, S. (2016). Governance, participation and local perceptions of protected areas: Unwinding traumatic nature in the Blouberg Mountain Range. Environmental Values, 26(5), 539-559. https://doi.org/10.3197/096327117x15002190708100

Local perceptions of protected areas are important for conservation and the sustainability of protected areas. We undertook qualitative and ethnographic fieldwork to explore relationships between people and protected areas in the Blouberg Mountain Ra... Read More about Governance, participation and local perceptions of protected areas: Unwinding traumatic nature in the Blouberg Mountain Range.

The impacts, characterisation and management of human-leopard conflict in a multi-use land system in South Africa (2015)
Journal Article
Constant, N., Bell, S., & Hill, R. (2015). The impacts, characterisation and management of human-leopard conflict in a multi-use land system in South Africa. Biodiversity and Conservation, 24(12), 2967-2989. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-015-0989-2

Human–carnivore conflict represents a global problem, negatively impacting carnivore populations and local livelihoods worldwide. Game farming in South Africa has increased introducing a new form of conflict due to predation on game, but is poorly un... Read More about The impacts, characterisation and management of human-leopard conflict in a multi-use land system in South Africa.