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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

Cardiff University academic receives top honour

19 May 2021

Professor Terry Marsden recognised for world-leading research in his field

Jacaranda seed pods

Cardiff Professor’s botanical illustrations go on display at Museum of Royal Worcester

11 May 2021

Professor Susan Baker of the Sustainable Places Research Institute will have three of her illustrations displayed as part of a new exhibition opening on the 27th May 2021

Susan Baker

Cardiff Professor appointed to Inter-governmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services.

29 April 2021

Professor Susan Baker has been appointed to work on the Values Assessment of the IPBES

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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.

Hear more from our researchers and affiliates about their work in the field of sustainable place-making.