Sustainability Research Institute

Dr Julia Martin-Ortega (Earth and Environment) and Dr Miller Alonso Camargo-Valero (Civil Engineering) have just been awarded one of the five projects funded by the UK’s Global Food Security programme (£1.51M). [more]

I’ve been to a number of conferences but never one on the scale of the Royal Geographical Society and Institute of British Geographers annual international conference, held this year at Imperial College, London. With up to thirty...[more]

Last August UNLEASH innovation lab 2017 took place in Denmark. UNLEASH is an initiative that brought together a 1000 young talents from 129 countries to co-create practical and innovative solutions to help realising the UN’s...[more]

The UK’s 50 largest cities could save £7 billion annually and create over 90,000 years’ worth of extra employment by adopting simple measures to cut their energy use and counter climate change.[more]

Beliefs in magical creatures can impact the protection of biodiversity, and the field of conservation needs to consider them seriously, researchers have warned.According to a new study, by academics at the University of Leeds and...[more]

Since 1996, when the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE) was established, there have been 12 ESEE conferences. The latest one took place earlier this year (20-23 June, 2017) in Budapest, with more than 300...[more]

H2020 Success!


Suraje Dessai and Marta Bruno Soares have won H2020 funding for project:MED-GOLD: Turning climate-related information into added value for traditional MEDiterranean Grape, OLive and Durum wheat food systems. MED-GOLD will...[more]

Suzana Matoh participated at the 10th ETH PhD Academy on Sustainability and Technology on the topic: “Ensuring a Sustainable Future: Technological, Organizational and Institutional Change”. The Academy took place from May 29 to...[more]

New research has found that the general public is supportive of ambitious plans by the Scottish Government to restore Scotland’s peatlands - which benefits water quality, wildlife and carbon storage.[more]

The European Network for the Advancement of Business and Landscape Education (ENABLE) develops much-needed education on integrated landscape management based on sustainable business models.[more]