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Training the next generation of sustainability professionals

18 May 2018

The Sustainable Places Research Institute joins a new network training early career researchers in sustainable place-shaping.

Building links with Beijing

13 May 2016

Cardiff academics host a delegation from Beijing Normal University

Kuala Lumpur

Promoting healthier, greener and more equitable cities

13 May 2016

New project seeks to improve urban-decision making and the health of urban populations.

Road Jam


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