Tagged: sustainability

Facing Extinction: Gustav Metzger

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Over two days, this conference will bring together presentations by artists, scientists, ecologists, architects and other specialist academics focusing on immediate and long term action against mass extinction. The conference builds on the eponymous exhibition of Gustav Metzger’s work at …

Local economic summit in Lancaster hosted by University of Cumbria Institute

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Ethical entrepreneurs and community organisations from the Lancaster region gathered at the University of Cumbria yesterday for a local economic summit, hosted by the university’s Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS). Lancaster Ethical Small Traders Association (ESTA) has formed a …

Cumbria professor first UK academic to attend Harvard leadership programme

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The director of the University of Cumbria’s new Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) has been selected to join a group of world leaders in business and politics to study the latest leadership approaches at Harvard University. Professor Jem Bendell, …

Gloucestershire-based recycling company awarded Innovation Voucher for collaborative project with RAU

The Royal Agricultural University is pleased to announce that Greencycleit, a Gloucestershire based company specialising in innovative recycling, has been awarded a Universities South West (USW) Innovation voucher to support its product development work with the RAU. The scheme has …

Cumbria researchers deliver cutting-edge wind energy courses

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Leading experts in renewable energy technology are joining forces with the University of Cumbria to run a series of short courses in wind energy. These courses will feature the expertise of renowned academic and industry experts who will be presenting on …

Ethan Pennell: The Doors of Perception: An enquiry into the spirit of place

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  The presentation relates to my practice as an artist and how this addresses the term ‘sustainability’ in relation to folklore, mythology and storytelling. The work explores different ways of perceiving the world, challenging the dominant paradigm of the past …

Sara Burbi: Small-scale farmers and climate change – opportunities and barriers to community engagement

The agricultural sector has been particularly under pressure in recent years to provide not only food, animal feed and energy crops, but also to be a key player in environmental conservation and biodiversity, and more recently in the provision of …

Cornelia Butler & Hugues Séraphin: Can tourism deliver peace through corporate and sustainable responsibility practices? The case of Kenya and Haiti

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    Sustainable development is not just about mitigating negative impacts but pro-actively engaging with them and all the stakeholders, through a focus on corporate and sustainable responsibility initiatives. Both Kenya and Haiti have a strong legacy left by the …

Sustainability Project wins Prestigious Award

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A sustainability charity, co-founded by Prof Paul Clarke at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham was named Sustainability Solution of the Year at the 2Degrees Awards, which took place at the beginning of the month. The Pop-Up Foundation works with schools, communities and businesses to enable …

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As a specialist institution, UCA is committed to creative practice and understands research and enquiry to be at the heart of lifelong practice-led pedagogies in the creative arts. UCA researchers represent a broad range of practice as artists, designers, architects, …

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