Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth

Research Fellow (PLACE)

Cardiff Business School

+44 (0)29 2087 9366
Sustainable Places Research Institute, 33 Park Place, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3BA

PhD supervision research interests

  • Alternative livelihoods
  • Biocultural resilience
  • Cooperative development of solutions to resource problems using a variety of mixed methodological approaches
  • Ecological and economic value of seagrass beds on a global scale
  • Economic valuation of natural resources and ES
  • Linked social-ecological systems analysis
  • Marine and coastal resource use and management (strong background in marine sciences)
  • Mitigation, adaptation and human behavioural changes within coupled physical, social and ecological systems and development of socio-economically appropriate conservation or sustainable use policy
  • Social, economic and ecological flows within and between ecosystems and the impacts of these flows on sustainability
  • Threats posed to livelihoods and the economy, food security and lifestyles from a changing global environment
  • Traditional ecological knowledge (particularly integration of TEK and scientific knowledge)
  • Resource use patterns
  • Sustainable development