Consumption controversies: alcohol policies in the UK

This briefing paper addresses 10 controversies, evaluating popular notions around health risks, geographies of alcohol consumption, and norms or cultures around drinking.

New perspectives on historical accounts of exploration

A major public exhibition highlighted the involvement of local guides and communities in three centuries of Western exploration.

Mapping the value of nature

The Co$ting Nature policy support tool helps to map the relative value provided to humanity by protected areas and other ecosystems.

Erosion: managing coastal retreat

Research into cliff erosion, and the effects of climate change on the rate of erosion, helped to determine the risk of impact for cliff residents and their homes.

Intelligent highway management: How spending on local roads and footpaths is decided

Manchester City Council worked with Gaist to ensure it had the right data to secure additional investment for maintaining its highways network to support the city’s growth ambitions.