School of Earth and Environment

Sustainability Research Institute

Who we are

The Sustainability Research Institute conducts internationally recognised, academically excellent and problem-oriented interdisciplinary research and teaching on environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability. We draw on various social and natural science disciplines, including ecological economics, environmental economics, political science, policy studies, development studies, business and management, geography, sociology, science and technology studies, ecology, environmental science and soil science in our work. The Sustainability Research Institute is organized into four inter-related research groups:

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Dr Alice Owen

Meet the researcher

Dr Alice Owen explains how she came to SRI and how the MSc Sustainability is the course of the future.

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Green Economy in the South

Rebecca Howard, Joanes Atela and Stavros Afionis from the School of Earth and Environment's Sustainability Research Institute recently attended the Green Economy in the South conference that took place in July 2014 in Dodoma, Tanzania. The conference focused on the idea and practice of the green economy in developing countries. 

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