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About Professor David Ball
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David Ball is Professor of Risk Management at Middlesex University
and is one of the authors of Design for Play: a guide to creating
successful play spaces. Previously he was Director of the Centre
for Environment & Risk Management at UEA, and he also worked for
14 years in the Scientific Branch of the Greater London Council.
David has carried out numerous projects for government departments,
regulators, the private sector and international agencies such as
the WHO and the IAEA on risk projects of diverse kinds.
So far as children and risk are concerned, his involvement goes
back to 1986 when he worked for the GLC. His recent publications
on this topic include a chapter in 'Growing up with risk,' edited
by Betsy Thom et al, and published by The Policy Press, May 2007.
For more information from Middlesex University's Risk Management
website go to: www.middlesex.ac.uk/risk
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