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Centre for Sustainable Development

Est 2000 - home of the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development

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2006 Dr Helen Bartlett

Understanding the Implementation of Sustainability Principles in UK Educational Building Projects

Helen is undertaking research into sustainability in the built environment. Sustainable development is well defined in a generic sense, although some contradictions and variations in interpretations exist. A working, sub-definition applicable to the built environment needs to be established and to that end Helen initially undertook a review of the literature and carried out a comparative analysis of the leading texts and tools for the implementation and assessment of sustainability in the built environment.

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Post-Doctoral Job Opportunity at the CSD (closes 17th May 2021)

Apr 27, 2021

Post-Doctoral Position to Investigate System Dynamic Modelling of the Water-Land-Energy Nexus

To what extent will the COVID-19 pandemic affect the delivery of the SDGs?

Mar 11, 2021

Dick Fenner and Tom Cernev address this question in a new paper recently published in Futures in March 2021 (which can be accessed at: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2021.102726)

Building Back Sustainably in a Deeper Shade of Green - article featuring ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill

Feb 04, 2021

ESD Lecturer Dr Kristen MacAskill has been featured by Turner and Townsend as part of their 'Perspectives' series, speaking about the disruption of the pandemic and the challenge of building sustainability and resilience into the recovery.

Current State of Sustainability in Civil Engineering - Blog entry by Dick Fenner

Feb 02, 2021

Read Dick Fenner's blog entry on the current state of sustainability in civil engineering at the Institution of Civil Engineer's website, where Dick explores explores progress towards sustainability in the UK construction sector.

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