Professor Terry Marsden
With more than 25 years experience working in the field of sustainability, Professor Marsden has a broad range of research and policy experience based around the themes of international rural development, sustainability and the rural environment. He is involved in funded projects concerning food networks in rural areas, the multi-level governance of the rural environment, and intermediate labour markets in rural Wales.
Professor Marsden's research expertise is in theoretical and empirical studies in rural development, agro-food studies, sustainable development and planning, policy development and rural governance.
His current research projects have focussed on developing the field of place-based sustainable development. He is currently researching:
- Continuing sustainable communities project. ESRC and the UK Economic and Social Research Council's Research Centre for Business Relationships, Accountability, Sustainability and Society (BRASS). (2007 - 2012)
- New five-year food programme. BRASS (2007 - 2012)
- Changing pressures in the Chinese Countryside: city demands, small towns and the 'new countryside movement'. Pilot project China (2007 - 2010)
- Wales Rural Observatory: rural economic development and eco-economy strand (2007 - 2010)
- Delivering Sustainability: Towards the Creative Procurement of School Meals. ESRC (2005 - 2007)
- Welfare Quality. EU (2007 - 2009)