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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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