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.

Postgraduate social sciences students in lecture theatre


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

Latest news


Call for seagrass to be protected

3 August 2018

Seagrass experts from Cardiff University and Swansea University are calling for seagrass to be protected, in a piece published in the journal Science.


The clock is ticking for UK food security unless a deal is done, says new report

24 July 2018

Specialists urge the Government to keep focussed on food during Brexit negotiations

Research map

International research map

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