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Mosque in Dubai

University research into faith relations commended by Archbishop of Canterbury

29 October 2015

Recommendations to improve relations between faith groups and local government planning systems supported.

Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

Professor of Environmental Policy and Planning delivers closing speech at prestigious event in Milan

16 October 2015

Professor Roberta Sonnino delivered the closing address at the Signing Ceremony of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact on Thursday 15 October.

Shanty Town

Academics shaping UN policy on “critical global challenges”

9 October 2015

Three University academics appointed to UN Policy Units to shape agendas on housing and sustainable urban development.

Cardiff Student highly commended in Women in Property National Student Awards

30 September 2015

Cardiff University student Rhiannon Jones has been highly commended at this year’s Women in Property National Student Awards.

Cardiff University ranked 7th for geography

21 August 2015

The Telegraph has recently recognised Cardiff University as one of the top ten universities for geography.

Monopoly houses and hotels

Building with nature to make our cities greener

19 August 2015

‘Green infrastructure’ project aims to make urban areas more sustainable

National Student Survey reveals high results in student satisfaction

13 August 2015

Overall satisfaction at the School of Planning and Geography has been rated at 91% in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) of final year undergraduate students.

Single homelessness in Scotland

Single homelessness in Scotland

4 August 2015

New report examines the quality of assistance provided to single homeless people in Scotland

Eight new members of academic staff appointed

Expanding in excellence: eight new members of academic staff appointed

17 July 2015

The School of Planning and Geography appoints eight new members of staff - with two scholars transferring from universities in Sweden and Germany.

Prof Kevin Morgan

Tackling the ticking timebomb of obesity

24 June 2015

Sustainable food expert argues diet-related disease could overwhelm NHS