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Plants, health and well-being through the ages

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 […]

Once Upon the Future: Everyday Adventures that Change the World

Once Upon the Future: Everyday Adventures that Change the World

Posted on 3 December 2019 by Sustainable Places

Lorena Axinte About two years ago we embarked on a mission to transform our research learnings into children’s stories. We wanted to write a book about hope and leadership that […]

Understanding the role of plants for societal health and well-being in the past, present and future

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 […]

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 […]

Regrow Borneo and leadership in the face of the climate crisis

Regrow Borneo and leadership in the face of the climate crisis

Posted on 26 July 2019 by Sustainable Places

We’ve been asking ourselves what we can do to tackle climate change. Earlier this year, the Welsh Government and Cardiff University’s student body, through the Students’ Union, declared a climate […]

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 […]

Urgent climate change action now! So what are the leading policy interventions needed in the agri-food/energy nexus over the next five years?

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 […]

Engaging Youth in City-Region Development

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 […]