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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

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Prof Mike Bruford delivers keynote talk at European Ecological Federation conference

20 August 2019

Sustainable Places Research Institute co-director Professor Mike Bruford presented a keynote talk at the 2019 European Ecological Federation conference in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Judi Dench’s Wild Borneo Adventure

2 July 2019

Judi Dench visits the Danau Girang field Centre

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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.


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.