Interdisiciplinary Research on Energy Transitions Postgraduate Conference


This one day conference will provide a forum to explore emergent research on energy transitions in the UK context.

Building sustainable rural communities through place-based financial arrangements: a case study of community shares. Justyna Kachniarz, Sustainable Places PhD student.


Sustainable Places PhD student Justyna Kachniarz will speaking about her interdisciplinary research project entitled: ‘Building sustainable rural communities through place-based financial arrangements’ which aims to survey the recent developments in fragmented and patchy field of alternative community-based financial arrangements and look at their applicability to rural areas of the UK.

Seeing Community Through the Trees: The interpersonal outcomes of connecting with nature. Dr Netta Weinstein


Dr Netta Weinstein from Cardiff School of Psychology will be presenting her research on the way nature affects human behavior.

The European Union Pacific Technical Vocational Education and Training on Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation Project (EU-PacTVET project): Support for capacity building on climate change, disaster risk management and sustainable energy in the Pacific Region


Sustainable Places Research Institute are delighted to be hosting a seminar from Dr Sarah Hemstock and Dr Helene Jacot des Combes from the Pacific Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development, based at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji.

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.