Latest posts



Film, sound and editing: learning skills in participatory visual research methods

Posted on April 7, 2017 by Sustainable Places

By Catia Rebelo As part of the Innovative Training Networks each Early Stage Researcher should be hosted by a non-academic partner. This collaboration, entitled secondment, aims to enhance researchers’ relationship with the labour market and to boost researchers’ professional skills. My first secondment is hosted by a social cultural association called Binaural-Nodar, based in Vouzela,
Read more

Food, Policy

A food dystopia: Is Britain sleepwalking into a crisis?

Posted on March 9, 2017 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden and Professor Kevin Morgan, Cardiff University[i] Back to the future? The historical ability for the UK state to periodically create self-inflicted harm upon its own food system seems to be raising its head again as the country triggers Article 50 to remove itself from the European Union. We should remember that the
Read more


Education, Landscapes, Risk

Nuffield Research Placement at Cardiff University – a students perspective

Posted on November 18, 2016 by Sustainable Places

Asia Hoile and Katie Hale, Nuffiled Research Placement Students at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Our summer at Cardiff was certainly one to remember! I can honestly say that I loved every minute of participating in landslide research and have learnt so much from the experience. I must admit, the thought of four weeks of
Read more


Biodiversity, Conservation, Environment, Policy, Seagrass

ISBW12 – Securing a future for our seagrass

Posted on by Sustainable Places

By Evelyn Furness, Project Seagrass Intern, Swansea University. First off, the stereotype of a conference in my head is hushed voices, fancy clothes and everything deadly serious, but throw into the mix that it’s a conference based around seagrass and I was completely at a loss as to what to expect. Having packed for all
Read more