Living Wales: The satellite maps which could predict our future

We meet the Aberystwyth University research chair on a mission to change the way we see, understand and react to landscape-based data. The digital data bank could change the way we legislate for, build on and use the land around us. Environment Platform Wales caught up with the professor during a flying visit to Cardiff with his research team.

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Passionate about Marine: Kat Route-Stephens

As part of Environment Platform Wales’ first national conference specialising in Marine Evidence, we catch up with Kat Route-Stephens, Specialist Advisor to Natural Resources Wales on Marine Industries and Energy. We meet Kat to see what makes her tick and what she’ll be discussing at her session at the Marine Evidence (Wales) conference.

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Elizabeth Woodcock: A wild new way we can transform the way we manage our health – and the environment

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With well-being a major concern (and growing market trend) across the globe, we catch up with one researcher who is shining a light on the situation closer to home. Between 2015-2018, the market value of the health and wellness market in the UK  grew to 20.5bn. In Western Europe as a whole,…

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Early career researcher support: Engaging with Policy Makers by Donna Szarun

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UK Parliament and Welsh Government both use research and academic knowledge to inform scrutiny and legislation. Academics can help to ensure that the decisions that affect people’s lives are taken with the best available evidence, but it helps to know the way in. In June 2019, I supported Environment Platform…

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