Category: Energy

How can we meet our energy needs while reducing our impact on the environment?

We recently said farewell to Caro Overy, Engagement Manager for the Department for Social Responsibility & Sustainability. We asked her to share some thoughts on what she’s learnt over the last seven years.

Dave Gorman, Director of Social Responsibility & Sustainability, reflects on progress made since the University announced its climate strategy – Zero by 2040 –  in November 2016.

Carolina Macedo investigates why most gyms are not investing in energy harvesting exercise equipment as part of her MSc Sustainable Resource Management dissertation.

The clocks are back; the temperature is consistently in single digits, and there are loads of great new series online to try and distract you from these facts.

Energy Programme Assistant Mairi Kemp discusses her internship looking at the role of Energy Coordinators at the University.

In March 2017, student Anthony Corless got in touch with us to say he was giving up mains electricity for lent. We asked him to write a blog, which he submitted on paper in person at our office. Intrigued? Read on.

Alexandra Starks reflects on her experience as an auditor for the Sustainability Awards at FloWave and the Institute for Academic Development.

Andrew Arnott, Lab Sustainability Coordinator, tells us about some of the innovative energy and resource-saving projects happening in the University’s Chemistry laboratories, using the Sustainable Campus Fund.

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Andrew Arnott, Lab Sustainability Coordinator, gives an overview of the carbon-neutral chemistry lab at Nottingham University.

Programme Manager Matthew Lawson reflects on a very special lecture from John Robinson, Former Associate Provost of Sustainability at the University of British Columbia, which took place at the University of Edinburgh on the 4th March 2016.

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