CSERGE

Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment

The Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment (CSERGE) is a leading interdisciplinary research centre in the field of sustainable development and decision making.

CSERGE was founded in 1991 with the explicitly interdisciplinary remit of examining all aspects of decision making regarding environmental resources.

The centre consists of collaborating disciplines including economics, political science, social and group sciences, geography, life cycle analysis, information systems and the natural sciences.It has won national and international praise for its pioneering research on the integration of this diverse set of disciplines to provide holistic and practical decision making systems. CSERGE was core funded by the ESRC for 16 years.

Contact us

Email: info@cserge.ac.uk

Tel: 01603 591326

Norwich Research Park

 

Professor Kerry Turner

Latest Publication: Grilli, G., Tyllianakis, E., Luisetti, T., Ferrini, S., & Turner, R. K. Prospective tourist preferences for sustainable tourism development in Small Island Developing States. Tourism Management, 82, (2020) 104178. DOI: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517720301047

​​Professor Andrew Lovett

Latest Publication: Vrain, E. & Lovett, A.A. (2019). Using word clouds to present farmers’ perceptions of advisory services on pollution mitigation measures. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 63: 1132-1149. DOI https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09640568.2019.1638232

Dr Rosalind Bark

Latest publication: 

Bark, R.H., Acreman, M.C. (2020). Investigating social processes that underpin local flood risk management action. Environmental Science & Policy, 109: 95-102 DOI: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1462901119314376

Professor Tim O'Riordan

Latest Publication: Carvalho-Ribeiro, S., Pinto Correia, T., Paracchini, M. L., Schüpbach, B., Ode Sang, A., Vanderheyden, V., Southern, A., Jones, P., Contreras, B., O'Riordan, T. (2016) Assessing the ability of rural agrarian areas to provide cultural ecosystem services (CES): A multi scale social indicator framework (MSIF), in Land Use Policy 53. pp. 8-19 doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2015.04.024

Dr Ruth Welters

Latest Publication: Wilkinson, M.J., Elliott, L.J., Allainguillaume, J., Shaw, M.W., Norris, C., Welters, R., Alexander, M., Sweet, J., Mason, D.C. (2003) Hybridization between Brassica napus and B-rapa on a national scale in the United Kingdom. Science, 302(5644), 457-459. doi: 10.1126/science.1088200

Dr Carlo Fezzi

Latest Publication: Bateman, I., Agarwala, M., Binner, A., Coombes, E., Day, B., Ferrini, S., Fezzi, C., Hutchins, M., Lovett, A., Posen, P. (2016) Spatially explicit integrated modeling and economic valuation of climate driven land use change and its indirect effects, in Journal of Environmental Management 181. pp. 172-184 doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.06.020

Dr Amii Harwood

Latest Publication: Harwood, A. R., Lovett, A. A., Turner, J. A. (2015). Customising virtual globe tours to enhance community awareness of local landscape benefits, in Landscape and Urban Planning 142. pp. 106-119 doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2015.08.008

Dr Tiziana Luisetti See full profile and publications

Latest Publication: Luisetti T., Ferrini S., Grilli G., Jickells T., Kennedy H, Kröger S., Lorenzoni I., Milligan B., van der Molen J, Parker R., Pryce T., Turner R.K. Tyllianakis E. Climate action requires new accounting guidance and governance 1 frameworks to manage carbon in shelf seas. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-020-18242-w

Matthew Agarwala

Latest Publication: Bateman, I., Agarwala, M., Binner, A., Coombes, E., Day, B., Ferrini, S., Fezzi, C., Hutchins, M., Lovett, A., Posen, P. (2016) Spatially explicit integrated modeling and economic valuation of climate driven land use change and its indirect effects, in Journal of  Environmental Management 181. pp. 172-184 doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.06.020

Tomas Badura

Latest Publication: Badura, T., Ferrini, S., Turner K. (2020) Natural Capital Accounting For Better Informed Decision Making: A Case For Complementary Accounting. CSERGE, University of East Anglia, Norwich. Report for the European Commission, Brussels. DOI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/69537/

Dr Silvia Ferrini

Latest Publication: Grilli, G., Tyllianakis, E., Luisetti, T., Ferrini, S., & Turner, R. K. Prospective tourist preferences for sustainable tourism development in Small Island Developing States. Tourism Management, 82, (2020) 104178. DOI: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261517720301047

Dr Gaetano Grilli 

Latest Publication: Sainsbury, N.C., Schuhmann, P.W., Turner, R.A., Grilli, G., Pinnegar, J.K., Genner, M.J., Simpson, S.D. (2021). Trade-offs between physical risk and economic reward affect fishers’ vulnerability to changing storminess. Global Environmental Change, 102228, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2021.102228

Awarded EPSRC project- Meeting policy challenges for a responsible biodiversity based bio-economy in Colombia – July 2020-July 2021.

Awarded Brown & Co/Defra project- Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS): on farm carbon capture and offset, July 2020-August 2021.

NERC – Addressing valuation of energy and nature together (ADVENT), £439,609, 2015-2021

Interreg Europe/ European Regional Development Fund - Integrating renewable energy and ecosystem services in environmental and energy policies (IRENES), £125,329, 2019-2023

NERC – Advancing analysis of natural capital in landscape decisions (ADVANCES), £508,879, 2019-2021

Norfolk County Council - Developing a natural capital asset framework for Norfolk & Suffolk, £32,433, 2019-2020.

 

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