Funded Research Projects 2004

A cohesive ERA: universities as knowledge drivers in LFRs (COHERA)
Professor Kevin Morgan
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

An investigation into the role of quangos in public life in Wales
Professor Kevin Morgan
Sponsor: BBC Cymru Wales, Confederation of British Industry

Best practice guidelines for instruments of regional development and spatial planning in an enlarged EU (GRIDS)
Professor Jeremy Alden, Dr Neil Harris
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

Building for Life: Wales
Mike Biddulph
Sponsor: Design Commissions for Wales

Capitalisation of research results on the multifuctionality of agriculture and rural areas
Professor Terry Marsden
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

CEW's strategic review
Dr Huw Thomas, Dr Philip Boland
Sponsor: Community Enterprise Wales Ltd

Delivering sustainability: towards the creative procurement of school meals
Professor Kevin Morgan, Professor Terry Marsden, Dr Mara Miele
Sponsor: Economic and Social Research Council

Developing the entrepreneurial skills of farmers
Dr Mara Miele
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

Developing new indicators of economic performance and well-being in Wales
Professor Gillian Bristow
Sponsor: Plaid Cymru

Distributed e-learning in practice, project and studio based learning in architecture
Professor Chris Webster (with Welsh School of Architecture)
Sponsor: The Higher Education Academy

Eco-design project
Frances Hines, Lauren Darby (with Cardiff Business School and Cardiff Law School)
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

Education for sustainable development programme: Subject centre development project
Professor Chris Webster
Sponsor: The Higher Education Academy

Employability and work based learning
Dr Andrea Frank (with Welsh School of Architecture)
Sponsor: The Higher Education Academy

Higher Education Academy Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE)
Professor Chris Webster (with Welsh School of Architecture)
Sponsor: Higher Education Funding Council for Wales

Integration of animal welfare in the food quality chain: From public concern to improved welfare and transparent quality (welfare quality)
Dr Mara Miele, Professor Jon Murdoch
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

International knowledge and innovation networks for European integration, cohesion and enlargement (IKINET)
Professor Phil Cooke
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

Platform Foresight - 2003-01-4 "Perspectives of national and regional research and innovation systems in an enlarged EU 2015: Specialisation, complementarity and competition"
Professor Phil Cooke
Sponsor: Commission of European Communities

Problems of market dislocation and introduction of new waste legislation
Frances Hines (with Cardiff Business School and Cardiff Law School)
Sponsor: Wales Waste and Resources Research Centre

Sustainable development commission research project - WE010
Professor Terry Marsden, Dr Andrew Flynn (with Cardiff Business School and Cardiff Law School)
Sponsor: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sustainable waste management and the biotechnology industries. A preliminary study
Frances Hines (with Cardiff Business School and Cardiff Law School)
Sponsor: Wales Waste and Resources Research Centre

The livelihoods and struggles of Ghana's galamsey miners
Dr Gavin Hilson
Sponsor: The Nuffield Foundation

Towards a sustainable land management planning network
Dr Richard Cowell
Sponsor: The National Trust

UKELA - E Library scoping study
Heledd Jenkins (with Cardiff Business School and Cardiff Law School)
Sponsor: UK Environmental Law Association

Urban planning management under the transition to a market economy in China
Dr Li Yu, Professor Jeremy Alden
Sponsor: Panjin Municipal Office of Urban Planning Administration