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Projects

We are a centre for research in the areas of human geography, planning, urban design and spatial analysis.

We have a diverse portfolio of research projects covering economic, social, political and cultural change and the built and natural environments.

Investigator(s)FundedTitleDatesAmount
Dr P Mackie, Dr S OrfordEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)UK collaborative centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE)01/08/2017 to 30/05/2022£401,137
Professor K MorganVolkswagen StifungAgents of change and path creation in old-industrial regions01/01/2019 to 31/12/2021£183,343
Professor M MieleLeverhulme TrustShaping Inter-Species Connectedness01/01/2018 to 31/12/2020£216,000
Professor R HugginsEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)Productivity Insights Network01/01/2018 to 01/12/2020£1,479,790
Dr S Martinat, Professor R CowellSêr Cymru II - COFUNDAnaerobic digestion plants in rural Wales: social-spatial diffusion of technology, social acceptance and energy transition01/02/2018 to 31/08/2020£161,821.30
Dr G EnticottWestpoint Group Trading LtdBovine Tuberculosis Advisory Service01/08/2017 to 31/07/2020£11,000
Dr A InceStockholm UniversityUrban Riots: A comparative study of Stockholm and London23/02/2016 to 31/03/2020£82,391
Dr A IorisBritish Academy Newton FundA long-pending Indian question: Consequences of agribusiness expansion and ambiguous national borders for the Guarani- Kaiowás in Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil)20/03/2018 to 28/02/2020£72,975
Professor T Marsden, Dr H PittCanal and River TrustDevelopment of research framework programme01/05/2014 to 31/10/2019£120,000
Dr A IorisArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)Agro-cultural frontiers and the Amazon: contested histories, new alterities and emerging cultures01/11/2017 to 31/10/2019£48,576
Professor T MarsdenEU-CommissionSUSPLACE01/10/2015 to 30/09/2019£449,165
Dr C FullerThe Leverhulme Trust

Brexit, foreign corporate subsidiaries and regional development

01/09/2018 to 01/09/2019£54,908
Dr G EnticottDepartment for Environmental Food and Rural AffairsAn analysis of bTB data and information requirements01/07/2018 to 31/03/2019£15,552
Professor P Milbourne, Dr J Anderson and Dr S OrfordEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)WISERD/Civil Society: Devolution, social and economic change and the local and regional landscapes of civil society01/04/2014 to 31/03/2019£350,517
Dr G EnticottEU-CommissionStrengthening animal production and health through the immune response01/03/2015 to 28/02/2019£265,435
Professor K Morgan, Professor I Jones, Dr E Elliott, Professor C Jones, Dr R AshelfordEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)Social innovation in the foundational economy: promoting inclusive growth in the Cardiff capital region20/11/2018 to 30/11/2018£23,250
Professor J Anderson, Dr S OrfordArts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Literature WalesA new literary geography: Establishing a digital atlas of Wales and its borderlands03/05/2016 to 02/08/2018£477,232
Professor S Baker, Dr A Sanderson Bellamy and Dr L Cullen-UnsworthBritish AcademyThe role and interplay between private and public governance within the land-coastal zone-sea interface and the impact on food security01/12/2016 to 31/03/2018£311.37
Dr L Yu, Dr A FlynnEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)Smart eco-cities for a green economy: a comparative study of Europe and China01/04/2015 to 31/03/2018£48,333
Dr A Sanderson Bellamy, Professor S Baker, Dr A HermanBritish AcademyCERTAIN: Certification evaluation toolkit and methods for inspiring consumer trust in food producers01/04/2017 to 31/03/2018£9,540
Dr A Flynn, Dr A Frank, Professor C Tweed, Dr W JabiInstitute of International EducationNovel approaches of employing green infrastructure (GI) to enhance urban sustainability07/04/2015 to 15/02/2018£18,303
Professor R Sonnino, Professor T Marsden and Dr A Moragues FausEuropean UnionTransmango: Assessment of the impact of drivers of change on Europe's food and nutrition security01/02/2014 to 31/01/2018NA
Dr G DeVerteuilCardiff UniversityProsperous cities at the top of the urban hierarchy13/01/2018 to 21/01/2018£2,000
Dr L Yu, Dr A FlynnNAThe research for Liveable Quality and its Promotion Path for Xiamen28/04/2017 to 20/01/2018NA
Professor R Huggins, Professor K MorganThe Hodge FoundationEconomic renewal for Wales01/01/2016 to 31/12/2017£9,950
Professor R SonninoFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,Framework of Action for the Urban Food Agenda27/06/2017 to 30/11/2017£21,727
Dr A FlynnEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC), PanalpinaStandards and the circular economy01/06/2017 to 31/10/2017£3,000
Professor R SonninoScottish GovernmentImplementing healthy and sustainable catering in Scotland's public sector12/09/2016 to 30/09/2017£22,510
Dr A HermanThe Leverhulme TrustThe power of Fairtrade: Resilience, ethical development and wine networks01/11/2016 to 31/08/2017NA
Professor R SonninoCommission of the European CommunitiesStudy on food in cities – innovation for a sustainable and healthy production, delivery and consumption of food in cities01/01/2017 to 31/08/2017£7,804
Professor G BristowNatural Environment Research CouncilResilience in groundwater supply systems: Integrating resource-based approaches with agency, behaviour and choice in West Africa (RIGSS)01/11/2016 to 31/07/2017£88,011
Dr O GolubchikovSchool of Geography and PlanningThe Nexus of Smart Cities and Energy: A Scoping Survey of Urban Strategies01/06/2017 to 01/07/2017£2,000
Dr P Aelbrecht, Dr R Gale, Professor G BridgeCardiff UniversityComparative Study on European Public Space Design Programs with Social Cohesion in mind01/06/2017 to 01/07/2017£2,500
Professor K MorganEU CommissionSmart Specialisation for regional development01/07/2013 to 30/06/2016£557,387
Dr L YuBritish CouncilThe research for symbiosis between traditional buildings and environment in rural township in the process of urbanisation01/04/2016 to 31/03/2017£1,500
Professor G Bristow, Dr A HealyEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC)Community resilience and Brexit25/02/2017 to 31/03/2017£3,683
Professor G Bristow, Dr A HealyEconomic and Social Research Council (ESRC),

Guiding local and regional economic resilience

01/03/2016 to 28/02/2017£20,526