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The Environment Research Group brings together human geographers and planners whose research explores multiple dimensions of socio-ecological challenges.

This includes examining, across scales and varying geographical contexts, issues such as:

  • Biosecurity
  • Climate emergency and the Anthropocene
  • Environmental politics, governance and practices
  • Event and festival impacts
  • Food security and food governance
  • Human-environment relations
  • Rural development and change
  • Socio-ecological justice
  • Sustainable consumption and the circular economy
  • Sustainability transitions (food, energy, water, building)
  • Urban food systems and urban agriculture

We share a commitment to producing world-class research while creating real-world impacts, working with international and national policy makers, government agencies, charities and the private sector (including the Welsh Assembly Government, Transitions Network, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, and the European Commission).

Group leads

Dr Kirstie O'Neill

Dr Kirstie O'Neill

Lecturer in Environmental Geography

+44 (0)29 2087 6271