The impacts of Political History and Europeanisation on nature conservation; the case of Poland. Dr Joanna Cent


This seminar will look at research conducted by visiting researcher Dr Joanna Cent from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland on nature conservation in Poland.

Workshop: Forest Game. Economic games in research and education about common pool resources


Visiting Researcher Dr Joanna Cent, from Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland will be hosting this workshop which introduces the use of economic games in research and education on the use of common pool resources – the game is based on the work of Elinor Ostrom, the 2009 nobel prize winner in economic sciences.

How necessary is river biodiversty? An ecosystem approach to sustainability. Dr Isabelle Durance


Dr Isabelle Durance will be speaking about the results of the DURESS (Diversity of Upland Rivers for Ecosystem Service Sustainability) project in this seminar.

Sustainable and Resilient Food Production


The last in the Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and the Environment public lecture series

Agri-environmental policies, farming ideals and changes in farming practices: Dr Suvi Huttunen


Dr Suvi Huttunen from the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) in Helsinki, Finland and is currently a visiting researcher at the Sustainable Places Research institute and will be taking part in the Sustainable Places internal lunchtime research seminar series, talking about her current work on Sustainable Food and agri-environmental policy.

Seagrass Meadows as a coupled social-ecological system; implications for well-being, Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth


This seminar looks at Dr Leanne Cullen-Unsworth’s most recent research in to Seagrass Meadows.

Sustainable consumption and production: changing our relationship with things. Dr Paul Nieuwenhuis


This seminar will look in to Dr Paul Nieuwenhuis new research about sustainable consumption – specifically in relation to car use.

Modelling Environmental and Public Health programmes: the tensions between place-effects and generalization. Dr Brian McGillivray


This seminar will look in to Dr Brian McGillivray’s research in to formal methods of risk and decision analysis in relation to environmental and public health programmes.

Law, Innovation and Regulation. Dr Elen Stokes


The seminar will explore Elen’s research regarding the law.

Getting our hands dirty: participation in ecological restoration. Ella Furness, Sustainable Places PhD student.


Ella Furness will be doing an introductory seminar on her current research about community participation in ecological restoration.

International Seagrass Biology Workshop 2016

17/10/2016 - 23/10/2016

Project Seagrass and the Seagrass Ecosystem Research Group (SERG), will be hosting the International Seagrass Biology Workshop (ISBW) an official activity of the World Seagrass Association Inc.