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Sustainable and just food system futures

Posted on 21 October 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson-Bellamy and Poppy Nicol ASPECT Event 13th October 2020  As part of the ASPECT 2020 Annual Event held virtually this year, Hannah Pitt, Angelina Sanderson Bellamy and Poppy Nicol, all researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, presented their work on sustainable and just food system futures.   Rooted with Global Perspectives Staying rooted
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Appetite for Change event

Appetite for Change

Posted on 23 June 2020 by Sustainable Places

Hannah Pitt and Esther Muddiman In October 2019 WISERD co-hosted a collaborative workshop with the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the Wales Governance Centre to discuss the environmental and social justice considerations of food systems in Wales. The event brought together a range of experts – including policy makers, civil society activists and other stakeholders
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Plants, health and well-being through the ages

Posted on 10 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol Sustainable Places Research Institute were involved in three events as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2019. One of the events coordinated by Dr. Poppy Nicol (Research Associate, Sustainable Places Research Institute) aimed to explore the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future.
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Understanding the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future

Posted on 1 October 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Poppy Nicol On Friday 20th September a SPARKing Impact workshop was held at the Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales National Museum Cardiff. Drawing upon collaboration between Amgueddfa Cymru-National Museum Wales and the Sustainable Places Research Institute, the SPARK workshop brought together a range of curators, researchers, practitioners and industry representatives working around the topic of
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Urgent climate change action now! So what are the leading policy interventions needed in the agri-food/energy nexus over the next five years?

Posted on 13 May 2019 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry MarsdenDirector, Sustainable Places Research Institute Recent mass protests, government and parliamentary responses over the past month have entered a new phase of policy urgency regarding the need to both drastically cut carbon emissions and provide the necessary transformatory infrastructure in the UK to accelerate post -carbonised systems in the overall economy. This new
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Engaging Youth in City-Region Development

Posted on 28 January 2019 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte What happens if you involve young people in decision-making about the areas where they live? This is the key question that guided SUSPLACE fellow Lorena Axinte during her research in the Cardiff Capital Region. Follow her footsteps and find out more in this short movie! This video is the first in a series
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