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  • ISHE deliver climate change and resource security training for Bristol City Council

    27/10/2011

    Dr Tim Chatterton, Dr Sarah Hills and Tom Chambers delivered a day of training on climate change and resource security for managers across key departments of Bristol City Council. The day was structured around a three-fold challenge: developing a carbon descent programme; adapting to climate change; and addressing resource security issues.

  • Environmental Trade Show UK Held at UWE Exhibition & Conference Centre

    26/10/2011

    Sponsored by the UWE-led Environmental Technology iNets, the Environmental Trade is a major international environmental trade show and conference and the largest event of its kind in the South West.

  • Disruption begins!!!

    25/10/2011

    A team of researchers from UWE has just started work on a 3-year project looking at low-carbon travel behaviour.

  • Professor Jim Longhurst co-chairs Air Pollution 2011

    24/10/2011

    Professor Jim Longhurst and Jo Barnes from UWE's Air Quality Management Research Centre attended the 19th International Conference on Modelling, Monitoring and Management of Air Pollution 2011 in Malta.

  • Academy of Science of South Africa Low Carbon Consensus Panel report published

    23/10/2011

    ISHE Co-Director Professor Jim Longhurst served on the panel of the Academy of Science of South Africa Low Carbon Consensus Panel, which has now published their report "Towards a Low Carbon City".

  • Low carbon futures for the Bristol region

    22/10/2011

    A workshop discussing the outputs of a year-long Delphi consultation process on the Low Carbon Futures for the Bristol Region was held at UWE as part of the final phase of Rose Bailey's PhD.

  • UWE consortium wins EU air quality framework contract

    21/10/2011

    UWE's Air Quality Management Resource Centre is part of a consortium that has been awarded the Framework Contract for providing support to the European Commission for the review of the Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution and the related instruments on ambient air quality (Directives 2008/50/EC and 2004/107/EC) and the National Emissions Ceiling Directive (2001/81/EC).

  • Un-sustainability business conference

    20/10/2011

    ISHE recently worked with UWE's Business School, convening a challenging event on the theme of 'un-sustainability'. Presenters and delegates came from a cross-section of practice from the transport, housing, insurance and other sectors, as well as public sector procurement professionals.

  • ISHE inputs to British Library Strategy on climate change records

    19/10/2011

    Dr. Tim Chatterton participated in an Arts and Humanities Research Council funded workshop on historical climate change records. The event was hosted by the Centre for Contemporary Studies at the Indian Institute for Science in Bangalore. The interdisciplinary workshop brought together researchers from history, the social sciences and arts, and climate science to try and develop a strategy for the digitisation and dissemination of the British Library's nine miles of records from the India Office.

  • ISHE sets the scene for healthy sustainable communities in Belfast

    18/10/2011

    ISHE's Marcus Grant ran an interprofessional workshop titled 'Spatial planning: setting the scene for healthy sustainable communities' at the Belfast City Sustainable Communities Conference.

  • Health impact assessment for youngsters

    17/10/2011

    Belfast Healthy City invited ISHE's Marcus Grant to pilot health impact assessment of the local environment with eight and nine year olds in two schools in Belfast.

  • How clean + green is our University?

    17/10/2011

    UWE Bristol celebrates Sustainability Week, Monday 17 to Friday 21 October

    UWE Bristol has enlisted the help of the Natural Theatre Company who will dress up as 1950s housewives to promote litter recycling during Sustainability Week. Professor Steve West, UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor, will be joining in the fun and putting on a 'pinny' to help drum home the message about the importance of using bins and recycling rubbish.

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