Environment Platform Wales is a collaboration which seeks to bridge the gaps between researchers, evidence providers and policy makers. We collaborate with Welsh Government, Natural Resources Wales and research institutions across Wales.

Register your profile on the Researcher Database

The Environment Platform Wales Researcher Database provides a comprehensive guide to who is researching what in Welsh environmental research.

In addition to senior academics/researchers we welcome registrations from PhD students and Early Career Researchers.

Register here

Present your research

Environment Platform Wales’ Cipolwg Cymru / Insights Wales series provides an opportunity to present your research to stakeholders including Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales. The series will also highlight the requirements for research and evidence to support environmental policy decisions. Please get in touch with us if you would like to present in our 2024-25 Insights Wales series. You can view upcoming events and past recordings on the EPW website.

Organise a workshop or bespoke event

Environment Platform Wales are keen to work with PhD students on research outreach. We can work with you to reach the experts you need and promote your work to key stakeholders. Get in touch to see how we can help.

Join a community of research

Environment Platform Wales host a number of thematic communities of research, bringing together experts from across Wales and beyond. Topics include:

  • Reservoir Research
  • Coal Tip Safety
  • Environment and Peace
  • Earth Observation and Sustainable Space
  • Marine Evidence

Details of the above groups, and others, can be found on our website.

If you would like to join one of our existing groups, please contact us.

PhD Student Placements

Environment Platform Wales helps to promote PhD student placements from partners including Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales. Both evidence users and students can benefit a great deal from collaborating on short term policy and evidence projects. Environment Platform Wales aims to increase the range of opportunities for collaboration between our members.

Find out about current PhD placement opportunities.

Environmental Careers Advice

Environment Platform Wales staff offer environmental careers advice to students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. We do this through attendance at careers fairs and through provision of information on our website. The latter includes links to current job opportunities. Visit our student careers hub pages.