Sustainability ImageAlthough the phrase “sustainable development” has many diverse implications, this research theme is concerned with investigating social, economic, and environmental aspects to improve sustainable lifestyles in the rural areas. As a linking theme that unites geography with aspects of health, energy, economy, and culture, the research is directed at investigating practical examples of sustainability.

Contact: Dr Michael Smith – Programme Leader for the BSc in Geography

Professor Frank Rennie – UHI Professor of Sustainable Rural Development

Dr Eilidh Macphail – Lecturer in Sustainable Rural Development

Dr Edward Graham – Lecturer in Sustainable Rural Development

Dr Gareth Davies - Programme Leader for the Masters of Education and the PG Certificate in Research Methods