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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Co-creating visions and pathways for integrated urban heat systems EPSRC 1 August 2018 31 March 2026
Capture, recycling and societal management of phosphorus in the environment (ReCAP) EU Marie Curie 1 March 2021 1 March 2025
WELLBASED EU Horizon 2020 1 March 2021 1 March 2025
Securing biodiversity, functional integrity and ecosystem services in DRYing riVER networks EU Horizon 2020 1 October 2020 30 September 2024
Co-production of climate services for East Africa (CONFER) EU Horizon 2020 1 September 2020 29 February 2024
Food Systems Research Network for Africa (FSNet-Africa) UK Research and Innovation 1 January 2021 31 December 2023
UKERC Whole Person Whole Place UK Research and Innovation 31 May 2021 31 December 2022
Understanding family and community vulnerabilities in transition to net zero Nuffield Foundation 19 July 2021 31 December 2022
ARRCC: Asia Regional Resilience to a Changing Climate DFID 1 September 2018 1 August 2022
UNDERWRITE: UK Climate Champion Additional Funds UK Research and Innovation 1 April 2020 30 June 2022
Harnessing benefits for climate change mitigation through irrigation-free indigenous tree establishment: sharing knowledge and building capacity UK PACT Green Recovery Challenge Fund 8 June 2021 31 May 2022
ShaRe: The potential of Sharing Resources for mitigating carbon emissions and other environmental impacts EU Marie Curie 1 May 2019 30 April 2022
Corridor Talk: Conservation Humanities and the Future of Europe’s National Parks AHRC 1 March 2019 28 February 2022
GCRF African Science for Weather Information and Forecasting Techniques (Africa-SWIFT) Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 October 2017 31 December 2021
Agricultural and Food-system Resilience: Increasing Capacity and Advising Policy (GCRF-AFRICAP) 1 October 2017 31 December 2021
(Re)negotiating power to enhance resilience to climate change 1 January 2020 31 December 2021
Living Well within Limits (LiLi) Leverhulme Trust 1 January 2017 31 December 2021

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
YES TO Net Zero (Youth, Education, Skills and Training to Operationalise Net Zero) UK Research and Innovation 20 November 2020 19 November 2021
MED-GOLD: Turning climate-related information into added value for traditional MEDiterranean Grape, OLive and Durum wheat food systems EU Horizon 2020 1 December 2017 1 November 2021
The Green Path to Recovery: Towards a Participatory and Place-Based Economy 1 October 2020 31 May 2021
Copernicus User Learning Services ECMWF 1 May 2017 1 April 2021
What to plant, when and where? Designing integrated forest-agricultural landscapes to enhance multiple livelihood benefits to and from agriculture BBSRC 1 April 2019 31 March 2021
IHACC - Indigenous Health Adaptation to Climate Change Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) 1 March 2017 1 March 2021
Harnessing multiple benefits from resilient mangrove systems Newton Fund 1 September 2017 28 February 2021
Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa 1 January 2016 31 December 2020
Harnessing Multiple Benefits from Resilient Mangrove Systems Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 August 2017 31 August 2020
IPACE-Malawi: Improving Preparedness to Agro-Climatic Extremes in Malawi NERC 1 October 2018 1 July 2020
UK Energy Research Centre Phase 3 1 January 2014 31 December 2019
Tooniktoyok: Monitoring the dynamic, contextual nature of climate change vulnerability among Inuit hunters of Canada’s Far North 1 January 2017 1 December 2019
ADVENT NERC 30 June 2015 31 October 2019
Refugia of Futures Past White Rose Collaboration Fund 1 October 2018 1 October 2019
Enhancing the benefits of tropical peatland restoration to support local communities and ecosystem processes Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 August 2017 1 July 2019
Uncertainty reduction in Models For Understanding deveLopment Applications (UMFULA) NERC 1 June 2015 1 June 2019
UMFULA: Uncertainty reduction in models for understanding development applications NERC 1 June 2015 1 June 2019
CSSP China: End User Needs for City Based Climate Services in China Newton Fund 1 June 2017 1 June 2019
CSSP China: Improving the treatment and communication of uncertainty for Climate Services in China Newton Fund 1 July 2017 1 June 2019
Technology for Sustainability in Organisations: Case Studies in Agricultural Production (TECHSUS) EU Horizon 2020 1 May 2017 1 May 2019
Evaluating Performance of Local Climate Policies in Mexico (e-Lection) EU Marie Curie 1 April 2017 31 March 2019
CI4Tea: Climate Information for Resilient Tea Production NERC 1 June 2017 1 January 2019
Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy Phase 2 Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 2013 31 December 2018
Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions 1 January 2013 31 December 2018
RECARE: preventing and remediating degradation of soils in Europe through land care 1 November 2013 1 October 2018
Institutions, climate services and adaptation: water resource planning under uncertainty in the Cauvery River Basin in Karnataka ESRC 1 October 2013 1 September 2018
Governance of Low-carbon Innovation in Domestic Energy Retrofits (GLIDER) 1 February 2016 31 January 2018
Understanding land use, livelihoods and social-ecological change in rural Swaziland Leverhulme Trust 1 January 2014 31 December 2017
iBUILD: Infrastructure Business Models, Valuation and Innovation for Local Delivery Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 September 2013 31 August 2017
Peatlands and the Public 1 September 2016 1 June 2017
Multi-level governance, REDD+ and synergies between climate change mitigation and adaptation Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 January 2014 31 December 2016
Catastrophic shifts in drylands: how can we prevent ecosystem degradation? (CASCADE) 1 January 2012 31 December 2016
Water Harvesting for Rainfed Africa: investing in dryland agriculture for growth and resilience (WAHARA) 1 March 2011 29 January 2016
Brewing up resilience in supply chains research network (BURNS) 1 July 2013 31 December 2014
'Economics Of Land Degradation’ (ELD) initiative 1 January 2013 31 December 2014
Africa College Partnership 1 January 2008 31 December 2013
Private conservation and environmental governance Leverhulme Trust 1 March 2011 31 March 2013
How modern social science research helps shape public policy, market forces and social understanding: mapping influences and developing metrics for the digital-era HEFCE 1 June 2010 3 March 2013
Enhancing Research Impact on Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change (ERIMACC) Marie Curie Career Integration Grant 1 March 2011 28 February 2013
Assessing Institutional and Governance Partnerships for Climate-Compatible Development in sub-Saharan Africa 1 February 2012 1 January 2013