Sustainable Places Research Institute
The Sustainable Places Research Institute was a meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.
The Sustainable Places Research Institute was open between 2010 and 2021. This page shows the Institute’s past work. It is not monitored or updated.
From 2010 - 2021, the Sustainable Places Research Institute was a meeting place for sustainability science, focussed on exploring innovative solutions for a more sustainable future.
The Sustainable Places Research Institute was an innovative, cross-disciplinary meeting place for developing place-based solutions to global problems of sustainability and the environment.
The Institute was an internationally-recognised hub for debate and interdisciplinary research, exploring pragmatic, policy-led locally-based solutions for individual cities, regions and nations.
A unique meeting place for examining global unsustainable practices, the Institute brought together a wide range of academic disciplines and communities to help partners work together and find answers meaningful for them, their localities and their values.
The Sustainable Places Research Institute leaves behind a valuable legacy of work which has reframed research agendas, generated new tools and methods, and informed international and national practice.
Sustainable Places Research Institute’s closing report, Our Legacy, highlights the vital work conducted through the Institute.
The Institute's research sought to understand how we build sustainability into complex social, ecological, and landscape systems.