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Spatial Design Network Analysis (sDNA) Spatial Design Network Analysis (sDNA)

16/01/2014

A team of researchers based across the Sustainable Places Research Institute and The School of Planning and Geography has developed a novel network model which measures the "DNA" of a city.

Innocents will suffer as legal cuts put paid to due process Innocents will suffer as legal cuts put paid to due process

16/01/2014

Article by Dr Daniel Newman on planned cuts of £220m to legal aid

Cardiff to become a beacon of sustainable food Cardiff to become a beacon of sustainable food

06/12/2013

Cardiff has been selected as one of just six cities in the UK to share in £1M funding to be invested in improving food culture and support it on the journey to become a Sustainable Food City.

Planning how we use and manage water in the future needs to start now. Planning how we use and manage water in the future needs to start now.

18/11/2013

This is one of the headline messages from the Water Climate Change Impacts Report Card.

Postgraduate Intensive Programme on urban regeneration in Ankara Postgraduate Intensive Programme on urban regeneration in Ankara

14/11/2013

The Sustainable Places Research Institute has partnered with Middle East Technical University Ankara to allow postgraduate students to participate in an ERASMUS sponsored Intensive Programme.

Green needs to be the new smartphone Green needs to be the new smartphone

08/11/2013

Sustainability Week debate tackles the future of energy in the UK

Mind the gap: how do we rise up to meet the energy challenge? Mind the gap: how do we rise up to meet the energy challenge?

04/11/2013

How do we rise up to meet the energy challenge?

Caring for our waterways Caring for our waterways

31/10/2013

New research partnership helps unlock waterways’ potential

Headshot of a man Linking Biodiversity Science to Policy Making

16/10/2013

Professor Mike Bruford has recently returned from Brussels, where he spoke at the Conference of the European Parliament Intergroup: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development.

Griff Rhys Jones on the UK’s energy challenge Griff Rhys Jones on the UK’s energy challenge

07/10/2013

Actor, author and comedian joins panel debate for Sustainability Week

Plastic bags Plastic bag charge comes to England

03/10/2013

This week Professor of Environmental Law, Robert Lee was talking to BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live on the new plastic bag charge in England.

Logo TransForm: telling new stories about body image

19/06/2013

Working with four groups of young women (aged 16-20 years) over a period of five weeks, researchers examined the participants' responses to a new form of interactive online story telling.

Lightbulb The International Handbook on Social Innovation

12/06/2013

New book edited by Abid Mehmood. This new Handbook covers many aspects of the scientific and socio-political debates on social innovation today.

Man at Ankara University Spatial Development Planning

12/06/2013

The Intensive Programme in Ankara, building links across European universities

Karin Lindahl The politics of natural resource management and sustainable place making

31/05/2013

Karin Beland Lindahl is spending four months at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University. While at the Institute, Karin is developing an analytical framework that will be used to explore the prospects of new mining operations in the Swedish rural North.

Food Security Land Research Alliance Food Security Land Research Alliance

10/05/2013

Cardiff expertise to help tackle global challenges

Community globe Social Enterprise and environmental sustainability: challenges and opportunities

26/04/2013

Held in Cardiff on 16 April, this event brought researchers, policy makers and practitioners together to discuss the opportunities and challenges for social enterprises to help create environmental sustainability.

Thin Ice Thin Ice

10/04/2013

Film screening as part of Earth Day

Sustainability science summer school Sustainability science summer school

09/04/2013

New postgraduate interdisciplinary opportunity

Flags Governance for sustainable development: what can we learn from others?

15/03/2013

This was the subject for discussion at a recent briefing given to Assembly Members and researchers at the National Assembly for Wales.