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Dairy cattle and climate change – can genetics help us adapt?

24 June 2019

New paper explores strategies for increasing resilience of dairy cattle to climate change.

Sustainable Places scoops gold at Green Impact awards!

14 June 2019

Sustainable Places Research Institute has been awarded gold with honours in the Green Impact awards, at a ceremony held in Cardiff on 11 June 2019.

Place-Based Citizen-Science for Wellbeing: Conceptual and practical understandings of ‘place’ for science and society

7 June 2019

This one-day conference will invite practitioners and academics from NGOs/third sector, public bodies and universities to illustrate and provide a critical insight into the challenges of place-based citizen science.

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New report urges councils to ramp up contingency planning to avert food disruption in any version of Brexit

31 May 2019

Professor Terry Marsden has co-authored a new report that says Local Authorities in the UK must strengthen planning for possible disruption due to Brexit.

Rethinking the Anthropocene

Novel ecosystems and the return of nature in the Anthropocene

29 April 2019

Professor Susan Baker contributes to new book, rethinking the environment for the Anthropocene.

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Allotment and community gardens expert addresses Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

12 April 2019

Dr Hannah Pitt addressed the benefits and challenges of allotments and community gardens.

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Messing about on the river

2 April 2019

New paper studying the effect of landscape features on genetic diversity highlights importance of forest corridors for conservation.

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G-BiKE: New European Network on Genomic Biodiversity for Resilient Ecosystems

1 April 2019

Newly funded research network highlights the importance of genetic and genomic tools in biodiversity conservation.

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Summer research placements available

28 March 2019

Sustainable Places is delighted to be able to offer three Cardiff University undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake a summer placement at the Institute.

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Food policy expert addresses Climate Change, Environment and Rural Affairs Committee

22 March 2019

Professor Terry Marsden discussed the issue of Brexit and agriculture.