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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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We deliver relevant, robust, research that is used by policy-makers across Wales, the UK and further afield to support evidence-based policy making.

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

Latest news

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Cardiff University declares climate emergency

29 November 2019

University appoints Dean of Environmental Sustainability to oversee its response to climate crisis and aims to be carbon neutral by 2030 - Cardiff also divests from fossil fuels – a year ahead of schedule

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Data collection tool can help organic market gardeners maximise profitability

6 November 2019

A data collection tool can enable organic market gardeners gather and process information that can help them make informed business decisions and maximise profitability.

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Legislative changes needed for sustainable food system in Wales

5 November 2019

Industrial production of cheap food poses a threat to sustainable and just food systems in Wales, according to a report by researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute.

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