Sustainability Research Institute

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]

A newly signed international agreement aims to expand academic co-operation and collaboration and promote sustainability, enterprise and local development. An agreement between the University of Leeds through the Sustainability...[more]

In Scotland, people have been living in close proximity to peatlands for centuries. Peatlands, which are also known as bogs, quags or mires, are an integral part of typical Scottish landscapes that have been transformed over...[more]

Alice Owen was invited to a full day meeting on 21st March with the Government’s Chief Science Adviser and officials from across government as well as industry bodies and a handful of researchers, to provide her personal insights...[more]

In December 2016, Lindsay Stringer, Professor of Environment and Development at the School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds, took part in Homeward Bound, an all-female expedition to Antarctica.[more]

New research exploring the ideas and views on Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) held by professionals working on environmental management in the UK. 150 environmental professionals from across the UK responded to an online...[more]