Andrea’s research interests focus on the ecological footprint, its role in policy making, and assessing the environmental impacts of major events and festivals
Her research on the environmental impacts of major sport events has received media coverage worldwide. Andrea was a member of the London 2012 Carbon Management Strategy Technical Advisory Group, and is a member of the British Association of Sustainability in Sport (BASiS).
- BSc (Hons) Environmental Health (First Class), University of Wales (1996).
- PhD in Applied Sciences, University of Wales, 2002.
- Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning, Cardiff University, 2012.
- Lecturer, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University (2013-present).
- RCUK Fellow, School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University, (2007-2013).
- Research Associate, ESRC BRASS Research Centre, Cardiff University, (2003-2007).
Awards and Prizes
- International Research Collaboration Travel Award, Cardiff University, 2007.
- Cardiff University Research Opportunity Programme Grant, Cardiff University, 2013.
- Member, London 2012 Carbon Management Strategy Technical Advisory Group (2008-2010).
- Member, Wales Footprint Network (2003-2012).
- Member, Global Footprint Network (2006-current).
- Member, Recalculating Wales’ Ecological Footprint Steering Committee (2007–2008).
Membership of Professional Associations/Bodies
- Member of the Higher Education Academy.
I have conducted peer review for academic journals including International Journal of Consumer Studies, Sustainability, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Commonwealth Journal of Local Governance, Local Environment, Sport and Society, Journal of Cleaner Production, Environmental Science and Policy, Leisure Studies, and Journal of Sustainable Tourism.
Group Membership and Centre Affiliation
- Member of the Environment Research Group.
- Member of the Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE).
- Member of Welsh Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD).
- Ecological Footprint Analysis
- Measuring the environmental impacts and legacies of tourism and major events
2003-2005: Reducing Cardiff’s Ecological Footprint. Joint research project with Stockholm Environment Institute. Funded by Biffaward, Welsh Assembly Government and Cardiff Council.
2004-05: Measuring the environmental and economic impact of the 2004 FA Cup Final at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium. A Collins A Flynn, M Munday and R Roberts. Funded by the ESRC BRASS Centre, Cardiff University.
2005-2006: Sustainable consumption and production: a review of current evidence and data. Funded by DEFRA.
2006: Environmental Indicators Project (Wales Environment Strategy). Funded by Welsh Assembly Government.
2006-2007: Assessing the environmental and economic impact of the 2006 RBS Rugby Six Nations Championships. Funded by ESRC BRASS Centre, Cardiff University.
2007-2008: Motivating, Engaging, Leading and Supporting Skills and Knowledge for Sustainable Communities – Applying Models of Sustainable Localised Economies. Funded by ESRC and ASC.
2007-2011: Assessing the environmental and economic impact of the 2007 Tour de France Grande Depart. A Collins C Jones, M Munday and R Roberts. Funded by ESRC BRASS Centre, Cardiff University.
2008-09: UK Sport “UK Sport Major Event Evaluation Framework, development of a framework for social and environmental impacts of sporting and cultural events. Joint research with Sport Industry Centre, Sheffield Hallam University.
2008: “Environmental impacts of the Isle of Wight Music Festival’ A Collins, C Jones and M Munday: Joint research with Sport Industry Centre, Sheffield Hallam University.
2008-2010: Engaging with the Ecological Footprint: Experiences from Australia and UK. Funded by International Research Collaboration Travel Award, Cardiff University.
2010-2011: Knowledge and Practice in the Ecological Footprint Community. Funded by ESRC BRASS Centre, Cardiff University.
2012-current: Assessing the environmental impacts of the Hay Literary Festival (Wales, UK). Funded by ESRC BRASS Centre, Cardiff University.
Glendinning, E. 2013. Building Resilience through Post-Productivism: The case of farmers' markets'.
Undergraduate: Human Geography, Planning and Geography and City and Regional Planning.
Postgraduate: Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy, Planet Europe, Urban and Regional Development, Spatial Planning and Development.
- Year 1 Induction Programme (Co-ordinator)
- Places and Plans
- Environmental Geography
- Environmental Policy and Planning (Module Leader)
- Geography and Planning
- Theories and Principles of Sustainable Development (Module Leader)
- Live Project
- Researching Sustainability (Module Leader)
- Masters Graduate School Dissertation Workshops
- Year 1 Tutor (all undergraduate programmes
- Senior Personal Tutor
- Placement Tutor (undergraduate and postgraduate programmes)
- Course Team Member for the following undergraduate programmes Human Geography, Planning and Geography, City and Regional Planning, and MSc Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy and Planet Europe.
- Member of Marketing and Recruitment Committee
- Member of Undergraduate Staff-Student Panel
- Member of the Workload Model Group
Invitational conference on 'Event Impacts, Leverage, and Legacy' organised by the University of British Columbia’s Centre for Sport and Sustainability, Vancouver, November 2011.
Invited keynote on 'Footprinting Major Sport Events and the Olympic Games'. Keynote speaker at the 'Salão do Turismo – Roteiros do Brasil 2010', Eventos esportivos-A preparação de um destino sede (Sport Events – The Preparation of the Nation). Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 2010.