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Research Areas

We have a number of active researchers at the University who are working on sustainability follow the links below to see areas of research:

Communities, Culture and Sustainability

Global Environmental Change and Hazard Management

Energy economics and policies, green economy

Mobility and the sociology of cycling

Sustainable tourism and consumer behaviour and the area of tourism

CreatureKind – Animal Welfare

Eco-Innovation and Sustainable Futures PhD Studentships

There are a variety of PhD research projects focussing on aspects of sustainability including, recovering energy from waste plastics, carbon capture and remediation of acid tar pits are being conducted at the Eco-Innovation Centre on Thornton Science Park. Earlier this year, a PhD studentship was awarded to a project engaging religious perspectives on animal consumption as part of the development of the University's Sustainable Futures scheme. 

Research Resources

Copernicus Climate Change Service​ (C3S) for European Tourism.

To support adaptation and mitigation policies of the European Union by providing consistent and authoritative information about climate change. Offers free and open access to climate data and tools based on the best available science.