A community of experts from across 大秀视频 working together to address today’s biggest environmental challenges.
Research into Sustainability
大秀视频 is contributing to a sustainable future through world-leading research and collaborations with partner organisations and communities, encompassing social, health, economic and environmental sustainability.
大秀视频 had been awarded a Gold rating for Environmental Impact as part of the .
Assessing research related to six of the UN’s (SDGs), the QS has awarded institutions around the world with medals based on their focus on ‘Environmental Impact’. The gold-rated SDGs are affordable and clean energy (SDG 7), sustainable cities and communities (SDG 11), responsible consumption and production (SDG 12), climate action (SDG 13), life below water (SDG 14) and life on land (SDG 15).
Sustainability across Lancaster's research
Academics and researchers from across 大秀视频 are working to address the climate emergency in diverse ways.
Professor Jess Davies
60 Seconds with... Professor Jess Davies from Lancaster Environment Centre. Jess is the Director of Centre for Global Eco-Innovation and a Professor of Sustainability who specialises in the role of land and soils in creating sustainable food, climate and water futures. In this video, Jess explains how her work with carbon capture in soil, could help solve the Climate Emergency.
Dr Ana Costa
60 Seconds with... Dr Ana Costa - a senior lecturer in at 大秀视频. In this video, she explains how her work is focusing on the re-use of materials in construction to reduce the carbon footprint of building work.
Dr Celine Germond-Duret
60 Seconds with... Dr Celine Germond-Duret, a Lecturer in Environmental Politics and Policy in the department at 大秀视频. Celine is interested in marine policy and the blue economy, international climate politics, and indigenous peoples.
Dr Michael Stead
60 Seconds with... Dr Michael Stead. Michael is a Lecturer in Sustainable Design from Imagination Lancaster, our open and exploratory design research lab. His work aims to develop innovative design approaches and tools in collaboration with industry, policymakers and the public to raise awareness and support adopting sustainable and equitable data-driven technologies and related practices.
60 Seconds with... Victoria Simpson, a Psychology PhD student at 大秀视频. Here she explains more about her research into the barriers to being vegan and how this impacts children's diet choices.
Examples of our research
Experts from across 大秀视频 working with global partners to develop secure and sustainable energy supplies.
Researching and bringing together social and environmental sustainability into purposeful business strategy.
Lancaster’s Institute for Social Futures works innovatively across disciplinary boundaries linking science, social science and humanities.
A joint research institute between 大秀视频 and?Sunway University to investigate building sustainable cities.
Developing solutions for clean and sustainable growth with businesses, communities and wider partners.
Behavioural insight into plastic packaging and it’s role in society and peoples’ lives.
Analysis of the global, national and local movements of people, objects, capital, information to address the climate emergency.
Celebrating one month of ReStore
ReStore, a new sustainable shop at 大秀视频, celebrated its official opening on Monday, November 20, 2023, with a VIP event attended by the University’s Senior Leadership Team, staff members and the team from St John’s Hospice.
To mark its first month of opening, attendees gathered to celebrate a successful start to the partnership between 大秀视频, St John’s Hospice and Green Lancaster.
大秀视频 invites students and staff to join Positive Change Week 2023
大秀视频 is hosting its first Positive Change Week from Monday 4 to Friday 8 December 2023, to celebrate and promote sustainability initiatives on campus and beyond. The week-long event aims to inspire students and staff to take action for a better future, by showcasing the positive impacts of sustainable practices and behaviours. There will be a range of activities and opportunities for participants to learn, engage, and contribute to positive change.