The Institute's research contributes to a greater understanding of key land management issues.
Our research is interdisciplinary across the environmental and social sciences and its aim is to support the protection of natural resources, the creation of integrated land use systems, and the development of sustainable rural communities. Within the Institute the research staff are administratively divided into five science areas (click here for more information).
Click on the menu to find out more about our research on these globally important topics.
Information on our postgraduate training can be found here.
The Institute publishes over 150 papers a year in peer reviewed scientific journals, as well as a number of reports, policy briefs and magazine articles. Read our publications list.
If you have a specific question about our research, you can also email us.
Updated: 24 Apr 2013, Content by: CN