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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.

Beddington Zero Energy Development Making sense of sustainability by promoting environmental futures dialogue: an arts and social sciences collaboration

15/03/2013

Cardiff University and Aberystwyth University are embarking on a new initiative on the theme of "Making sense of sustainability".

Susan Baker International honour for advancing environmental social science research

25/02/2013

Susan Baker, Professor at the School of Social Sciences and researcher at the University's Sustainable Places Research Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.

Funded PhD studentship available: Building community resilience: the role for community energy projects in reducing urban poverty Funded PhD studentship available: Building community resilience: the role for community energy projects in reducing urban poverty

07/02/2013

PhD Studentship looking at building community resilience: the role for community energy projects in reducing urban poverty

Khalid World leading Islamic environmentalist to visit Cardiff

30/01/2013

'Muslims, the Environment and the Challenge of the Emerging Order - An Islamic Perspective' Professor Susan Baker will chair this seminar when Fazlun Khalid visits Cardiff in February.

Uplands A new vision for upland Wales

14/01/2013

What does the future hold for land use and climate in upland Wales? Workshop led by researchers from the Institute

Leuven Postgraduate Certificate Programme in Spatial Development Planning

06/12/2012

A three months interactive programme for Postgraduate Students in Leuven, Belgium

Sustainable Places Sustainable Places

05/11/2012

Griff Rhys Jones leads celebration of flagship Research Institute

People Cardiff International Conference on Sustainable Place-Making

30/10/2012

Coping with the adaptive changes necessary as a result of climate change and resource depletion becomes one of the main challenges facing the world in the second decade of the 21st century.

Griff Rhys Jones Sustainability Week 2012

25/10/2012

Griff Rhys Jones joins flagship research centre for anniversary celebrations

Spatial Development Planning Spatial Development Planning

24/10/2012

A two week Intensive Learning Programme for Postgraduate Students in Ankara, Turkey (2-14 April 2013)

Sustainability Week 2012 Sustainability Week 2012

11/10/2012

Griff Rhys Jones joins flagship research centre for anniversary celebrations

Climate change: time to think and act differently Climate change: time to think and act differently

25/07/2012

Professor Susan Baker recently spoke at the Chepstow Festival with the Transition Chepstow group.

Bee on a flower The UK national ecosystem assessment, what next?

03/07/2012

Professor Terry Marsden has been appointed a member of the Expert Panel providing advice on the next stage of the UK national ecosystem assessment.

Rural Alliances Rural Alliances launched to help rural vibrancy

02/07/2012

Professor Terry Marsden has been appointed to the Policy and Advisory Panel of an exciting new €10million initiative

landslide Uganda Landslide

29/06/2012

A personal account of this tragic event

Map of Helsinki Further Finnish developments

26/06/2012

Professor Terry Marsden has recently returned from a joint seminar on Sustainable Cities with colleagues from Helsinki, Vaasa and the Finnish Environmental Institute.