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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

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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.