Sustainability Research Institute

The Sustainability Research Institute's Steve Hall and Mark Davis have secured three years of EU Horizon 2020 research funding to explore how energy “prosumerism” can help to build a more sustainable future. Working as...[more]

Researchers have found that 70% of UK households would be better off if costs of government energy policy were removed from gas and electricity bills and applied according to household income.[more]

The University of Leeds is part of a new project researching how electric buses can help support the power network by using two directional charging. The ‘Bus2Grid’ project will involve over 30 e-buses using smart technology to...[more]

Lindsay Stringer and Uche Okpara visited Bayero University, Kano (BUK) from 2-7 February 2018, following an invitation from the BUK Vice Chancellor Muhammad Yahuza Bello. Lindsay and Uche were hosted by Aliyu Salisu Barau, Head...[more]

Theme: Engaging Business and Consumers for Sustainable Change Hosted by the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) and Business and Organisations for Sustainable Societies research group (BOSS) The University of Leeds, UK in...[more]

Working together to secure a sustainable future for Indonesian rainforests is one of the objectives for a new agreement between the University of Leeds and Bogor Agricultural University. The Rector of Bogor was welcomed to Leeds...[more]

A study led by the University of Leeds has found that no country currently meets its citizens’ basic needs at a globally sustainable level of resource use.[more]

Bursary awards of up to £2,000 are available for postgraduate students at the University of Leeds pursuing field research projects on issues relating to Climate Research and/or Plant Biology in any region of the world. Funds...[more]

Postgraduate researcher, Emrah Akyuz, has been undertaking fieldwork in Ukraine to investigate human rights issues in relation to the Chernobyl nuclear accident. He spent four months in Fukushima between May and September 2017....[more]

Can conservation agriculture help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa handle the man-made problem of climate change? Professor Andy Dougill believes it’s possible, but much more co-ordinated planning and further evidence is needed.[more]