This week, the Office for National Statistics released a report into the impact of commuting on personal well-being
The announcement came at New Year that David Cameron's cabinet members might be about to trade in their limousines for electric vehicles.
A team of researchers based across the Sustainable Places Research Institute and The School of Planning and Geography has developed a novel network model which measures the "DNA" of a city.
Article by Dr Daniel Newman on planned cuts of £220m to legal aid
Cardiff has been selected as one of just six cities in the UK to share in £1M funding to be invested in improving food culture and support it on the journey to become a Sustainable Food City.
This is one of the headline messages from the Water Climate Change Impacts Report Card.
The Sustainable Places Research Institute has partnered with Middle East Technical University Ankara to allow postgraduate students to participate in an ERASMUS sponsored Intensive Programme.
Major debate at the University chaired by Griff Rhys Jones, patron of the Sustainable Places Research Institute.
A three month interactive programme for Postgraduate Students in Leuven, Belgium (March – May 2014)
How do we rise up to meet the energy challenge?
New research partnership helps unlock waterways' potential
Professor Mike Bruford has recently returned from Brussels, where he spoke at the Conference of the European Parliament Intergroup: Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development.
This week Professor of Environmental Law, Robert Lee was talking to BBC Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live on the new plastic bag charge in England.
Working with four groups of young women (aged 16-20 years) over a period of five weeks, researchers examined the participants' responses to a new form of interactive online story telling.
New book edited by Abid Mehmood. This new Handbook covers many aspects of the scientific and socio-political debates on social innovation today.
The Intensive Programme in Ankara, building links across European universities
Karin Beland Lindahl is spending four months at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University. While at the Institute, Karin is developing an analytical framework that will be used to explore the prospects of new mining operations in the Swedish rural North.
Held in Cardiff on 16 April, this event brought researchers, policy makers and practitioners together to discuss the opportunities and challenges for social enterprises to help create environmental sustainability.
The Sustainable Places Research Institute has teamed up with the Climate Change Commission for Wales to hold a free screening of Thin Ice.
The Sustainable Places Research Institute is launching a new Sustainability Science Summer School to be run in June this year.
This was the subject for discussion at a recent briefing given to Assembly Members and researchers at the National Assembly for Wales.
Cardiff University and Aberystwyth University are embarking on a new initiative on the theme of "Making sense of sustainability".
Susan Baker, Professor at the School of Social Sciences and researcher at the University's Sustainable Places Research Institute, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.
PhD Studentship looking at building community resilience: the role for community energy projects in reducing urban poverty
'Muslims, the Environment and the Challenge of the Emerging Order - An Islamic Perspective' Professor Susan Baker will chair this seminar when Fazlun Khalid visits Cardiff in February.
What does the future hold for land use and climate in upland Wales? Workshop led by researchers from the Institute
A three months interactive programme for Postgraduate Students in Leuven, Belgium
Cardiff University publishes report into the environmental impact of the Tour de France
29th/30th October 2012
Coping with the adaptive changes necessary as a result of climate change and resource depletion becomes one of the main challenges facing the world in the second decade of the 21st century.
A two week Intensive Learning Programme for Postgraduate Students in Ankara, Turkey (2-14 April 2013)
Griff Rhys Jones will lead a celebration of the work of Cardiff’s flagship Sustainable Places Research Institute during the University’s 2012 Sustainability Week.
Professor Susan Baker recently spoke at the Chepstow Festival with the Transition Chepstow group.
Professor Terry Marsden has been appointed a member of the Expert Panel providing advice on the next stage of the UK national ecosystem assessment.
Professor Terry Marsden has been appointed to the Policy and Advisory Panel of an exciting new €10million initiative
Professor Terry Marsden has recently returned from a joint seminar on Sustainable Cities with colleagues from Helsinki, Vaasa and the Finnish Environmental Institute.
The lesser known star of the marine environment, seagrasses have received a boost following support from the Darwin Initiative.
Solving the problems of food security and sustainability: the emerging place-making agenda.
Exciting new three year interdisciplinary studentship available in the School of Psychology.
Fully funded studentship on theme of adaptations around mobilities, flows and migration.
Professor Susan Baker will be discussing how to best to develop a new economic model for a planet under pressure.
Breakthroughs on the geo-environmental engineering processes have won Professor Hywel Thomas one of the highest honours. in world science.
A report on the recent event ‘Working together: urban communities as sustainable places’
Using genetics in endangered species conservation.
What would it look like? And how would it work?
Professor Susan Baker returns from the environmental symposium on Global sustainability at the Royal Palace of Stockholm
Opportunity to study upland stream ecosystems.
President’s Award PhD Studentship available, Public Perception of the Risks of Future Sea Level Change in the Severn Estuary
Funded studentship studying travel behaviour and habits
£3 million won for new river research to build on 33 years of work at Llyn Brianne in mid Wales
Not just for tree huggers...
Exciting new studentship available, Food flows in British Cities.
The programme and presentations from the meeting are now available online
The importance of seagrass meadows and their conservation continue to attract attention
Ebbw Vale’s fifteen-year-old Climate Change Champion, Bronwen Davies
Sustainability Week Debate asks what environmental impact a small nation can have
Innovative solutions to waste management
A series of workshops looking at how scientists and communities can work together effectively to address issues of concern to communities.
Dr Abid Mehmood, Research Fellow at Sustainable Places Research Institute took part in an award winning teaching and research programme
Cardiff University becomes a supporting member of the Size of Wales project
Key conference highlights Welsh expertise in food security and ecosystem services
One of the Institute’s Research Fellows, Leanne Cullen-Unsworth, has posed that very question in her research on seagrass
We are inviting people to have their voice heard by trialling an innovative way to connect with the public in the run up to Wales Biodiversity Week.
The Institute is delighted that Professor Katarina Eckerberg is visiting Cardiff as part of the University’s Distinguished Visiting Fellow Scheme
Wales-DTC is awarding a number of ESRC-funded postgraduate research studentships to support doctoral research and training
Extreme weather experience prompts public concern and action
The School of City and Regional Planning has been awarded six new PhD Scholarships
Stephen Fry, Griff Rhys Jones and Sir Terry Matthews back new Research Institutes