Sustainable Places Research Institute

A meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.

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Sustainability short term policies


We deliver relevant, robust, research that is used by policy-makers across Wales, the UK and further afield to support evidence-based policy making.

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Find out more about our public lectures, research seminars and workshops in sustainability science and place-making.

Latest news

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Summer research placements available

27 April 2018

Sustainable Places is offering six Cardiff University undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake a paid summer placement at the Institute.

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Sustainable Places welcomes international experts in sustainability

24 April 2018

Cardiff University's Sustainable Places Research Institute has welcomed its International Advisory Board to Cardiff.


Sustainable Places hosts SCHEMA seminar

18 April 2018

Sustainable Places Research Institute and UNU-IIGH’s SCHEMA co-organised a seminar featuring talks on environmental sustainability and health.

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International research map

Find out more about some of our research projects around the world.