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Working together for Co-operative and Just Food Systems event held at Senedd

28 January 2020

A report written by Sustainable Places Research Institute researchers has been discussed at a roundtable event at the Senedd.

Social Innovation

Social Innovation for Political Transformation: Thoughts for a better world

14 January 2020

New book calls for a systemic change for the co-construction of a sustainable, solidarity based and re-generative society.

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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.


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.

The Llandovery Deep Place Study: A Pathway for Future Generations

29 October 2019

What type of economy and society do we need to create in Llandovery to achieve economic, social, cultural and environmental sustainability over the next generation?

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Matthew Quinn presents at Centre for Welsh Politics and Society event

15 October 2019

Sustainable Places’ Distinguished Visiting Fellow Matthew Quinn presented at “Shaping the future of rural Wales: What are the evidence needs of rural civil society?”

Dr Hannah Pitt presents seminars at KU Leuven

2 October 2019

Dr Hannah Pitt, Research Associate at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, has delivered two seminars at KU Leuven.

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UK food safety at risk with public softened up for lower standards, warn experts

25 September 2019

There are signs that the government is trying to soften up the public for lower food standards post-Brexit, including imported chlorinated chicken and hormone-treated beef, highlights a new briefing from the Food Research Collaboration.

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Women’s exercise time must be ‘valued’

19 September 2019

More support needed for women who want to run to keep fit, research suggests