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Sustainable Places Research Institute

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

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

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Latest news

TC Hales

Sustainable Places appoints new Director

10 August 2020

DR TC Hales from the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University has been appointed the new Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute

Professor Terry Marsden

Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute retires

29 July 2020

Professor Terry Marsden, Director of the Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University, retires.

Orangutan

Partnership protects Borneo’s endangered species

13 July 2020

Cardiff project preserves rare rainforest habitat

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Our aim is to facilitate the development of interdisciplinary research to tackle problems of sustainability.

Our research seeks to understand how we build sustainability into complex social, ecological, and landscape systems.

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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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