Knowledge transfer partnership with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Project details

Full Project Title: Knowledge transfer partnership with
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Duration: June 2015 - November 2017

Funder:  InnovateUK and NERC

Project Leader for SPE: Dr Danielle Sinnett

Other UWE researchers:   Sarah Burgess; Dr Michael Short

Research  Partners/collaborators:  Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Project summary

This Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between UWE and the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust (GWT) seeks to link existing research and practice to produce a robust tool for planners and developers to plan for, and design, green infrastructure (including costings). The KTP will embed GI research and technical skills into GWT, with the aim to develop evidence-based guides and demonstrate the financial and health and wellbeing benefits of green infrastructure to communities.

Key outputs

The project will develop a new commercial product, based on a highly innovative whole-life integrated approach to green infrastructure planning and development.

Academic outputs will include: journal articles, briefing documents for stakeholders, events and a final report.

For further information on the project, please contact Sarah Burgess (

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