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Sustainable Places team travels to China to mark anniversary of devastating earthquake

25 May 2018

The team travelled to China to mark the 10th anniversary of the Wenchuan Earthquake and present at two major conferences.


World’s biggest fisheries supported by seagrass meadows

22 May 2018

Research has provided the first quantitative global evidence of the significant role that seagrass meadows play in supporting world fisheries productivity.

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Summer research placements available

27 April 2018

Sustainable Places is offering six Cardiff University undergraduate students the opportunity to undertake a paid summer placement at the Institute.

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Sustainable Places welcomes international experts in sustainability

24 April 2018

Cardiff University's Sustainable Places Research Institute has welcomed its International Advisory Board to Cardiff.


Sustainable Places hosts SCHEMA seminar

18 April 2018

Sustainable Places Research Institute and UNU-IIGH’s SCHEMA co-organised a seminar featuring talks on environmental sustainability and health.

Annual keynote lecture brings international sustainability experts to Cardiff

6 April 2018

An eminent group of three international experts in the field of sustainability will deliver Sustainable Places Research Institute’s annual keynote lecture.

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Sustainable Places to host international SUSPLACE training programme

16 March 2018

Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE) is pleased to host the fifth training programme as part of the Marie Curie ITN project SUSPLACE.

Women at the Women Can Marathon Devon

Women-only marathon a perfect fit

8 March 2018

Researchers found the first women-only marathon to be a perfect ‘fit’ for the modern active woman’s lifestyle.


Genetics: Similar targets, different solutions separate the sheep from the goats

7 March 2018

Sheep and goats share a number of similar genetic targets involved in domestication but exhibit different patterns of selection to achieve similar characteristics, according to a genomic analysis of their wild relatives.

Discarded snapper

Fisheries discarding edible fish pose a threat to food security

26 February 2018

Fish vital to sustainability of lagoon discarded in an area where a third of the population lives in poverty