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Geography and Planning Research Impact

Research in the University of Liverpool’s Department of Geography and Planning has substantial impact. Through meaningful collaboration with a diverse set of partners within and beyond the University, our research supports local, national and international decision-making and informs policy development. Here we showcase world-leading research that continues to generate impact in society.

Future Proofing the UK’s coastal energy supply protecting the UK's coastal energy supply from climate change

Future Proofing the UK’s coastal energy supply

Researchers at the University of Liverpool are responding to the urgent need to predict the long-term impacts of climate change on Britain’s shores.

Big data for better public health Big data for better public health

Big data for better public health

This research is translating consumer data into insight, helping decision makers to understand how to design health contributing environments.

Reforming Planning Systems Reforming planning policy

Reforming planning systems

The Urban Planning group is providing policy-relevant, cutting-edge research and consultancy services to governments and business on a national and international level.

Marine Ecosystem-Based Management

Marine Ecosystem-Based Management

The University of Liverpool’s Marine Management Group develops ecosystem-based measures to safeguard the world’s seas and oceans and enable sustainable maritime development.

The Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory

The Low Carbon Eco-Innovatory

Economic growth is important but is often coupled with increasing carbon emissions.

Driving affordable housing regeneration

Driving affordable housing regeneration

Since the 1990s, there has been an increasing reliance on using new private developments to fund affordable housing and infrastructure needs in England.