The Cardiff School of Planning and Geography plays a major role in a number of Research Centres and Research Institutes. These provide a platform for more significant programmes of cross-disciplinary research, combining the interests of several research groups and connecting with other Schools in the University.
- Sustainable Places Research Institute (PLACE)
- Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD)
- Centre for Economic Geography (CEG) (formerly Centre For Advanced Social Studies, CASS)
- Research Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Food (SURF)
- Centre for Research on Environment, Society and Space (CRESS)