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Centre for Sustainable Development

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

The Centre works extensively with outside bodies such as NGOs, regulatory bodies such as the Environment agency, water companies, international funding bodies, engineering consultant and professional bodies, with staff holding roles on Editorial Panels and industry focussed Steering Groups and Advisory Panels.

Many of its research projects are supported through RCUK (e.g EPSRC, NERC, etc.)  or EU grant funding.

Current research covers the following themes:

Urban Flooding

Multiple Benefit Assessment of Blue-Green Infrastructure   

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa and SE Asia

Coupled Resource Management 

Emissions Reductions from Energy and Material Systems

Disaster Risk Management and Post-Disaster Reconstruction

Resilience of Infrastructure Systems

The Circular Economy in Sustainable Manufacturing

Engineering Education for Sustainable Development