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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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Mike Bruford

Professor Mike Bruford wins ZSL Marsh Award for Conservation Biology

19 November 2020

A scientist who specialises in conservation genetics has won an award from international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London).

Analysis of active travel routes to schools

2 November 2020

Piloting new approaches to modelling walking and cycling routes to schools.

Field to Fforc

Imagining the future of food systems within the Cardiff City Region

29 October 2020

Online event to discuss the future of Food Systems within the Cardiff City Region.

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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.

Find out more about our public lectures, research seminars and workshops.

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 some of our research projects around the world.

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