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Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture

Posted on 6 January 2020 by Sustainable Places

Alice Taherzadeh, Research Student, Sustainable Places Research Institute The research project Learning Pathways into Sustainable Agriculture was undertaken in the summer of 2019 in order to shed light on the […]

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Working Cooperatively for Sustainable and Just Food Systems

Posted on 17 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh Researchers at the Sustainable Places Research Institute Dr.Poppy Nicol and Alice Taherzadeh were commissioned by the Wales Co-operative Party and members of the Co-operative Group […]

How universities can help academics do the right thing on carbon

How universities can help academics do the right thing on carbon

Posted on 17 September 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Ella Furness If we’re serious about sustainability, flying is a real problem for environmental academics, but the new trend of flight shaming won’t help us: collective action will.  The […]

Running and neoliberalism

Running and neoliberalism

Posted on 9 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

Dr Sara MacBride- Stewart Going for a morning run in Sao Paulo while attending a Latin American research network meeting on neoliberalism and subjectivity, gave me some time to reflect […]

The ethics of the climate emergency

The ethics of the climate emergency

Posted on 8 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

Professor Robin Attfield During the last week of February we experienced the warmest Winter day since records began, with a high of 20.6 degrees (Celsius) at Trawscoed in mid-Wales. As […]

Action to address the Climate Emergency

Action to address the Climate Emergency

Posted on 4 June 2019 by Sustainable Places

Public awareness of the need to act on climate change has never been higher, making it particularly important that Universities, as the educators of future generations, should be at the […]

Profit and hegemony in agribusiness

Profit and hegemony in agribusiness

Posted on 27 November 2018 by Sustainable Places

Dr Angelina Sanderson Bellamy The insidious control over farming practices exercised by seed companies is an example of how powerful actors in the agri-food system promote profit over environment and […]

Mind the Gap(s): Food Brexit, regulatory divergences and the need for a new UK agri-food framework.

Mind the Gap(s): Food Brexit, regulatory divergences and the need for a new UK agri-food framework.

Posted on 3 November 2017 by Sustainable Places

Terry Marsden Discussing and debating with a wide range of food industry and representatives from key food organisations over recent months, since the publication of our report: ‘ Food Brexit: […]

Building a post-Brexit food and rural policy for Wales

Building a post-Brexit food and rural policy for Wales

Posted on 3 August 2017 by Sustainable Places

Professor Terry Marsden, Director, Sustainable Places Research Institute   Recently myself and colleagues Professor’s Tim Lang (City University) and Erik Milstone (Sussex University) published the first major independent review of […]

Development, Security and the Oceans: Celebrating World Oceans Day

Development, Security and the Oceans: Celebrating World Oceans Day

Posted on 12 July 2017 by Sustainable Places

Cardiff University In celebration of World Oceans Day, the Sustainable Places Research Institute and the Crime and Security Research Institute at Cardiff University held a seminar with the aim of […]