February, 13, 2018. Posted in Events.
March 8 2018, 3 – 5: Early career researchers network
**this is for staff only** Grantham centre for sustainable futures Early career researchers network (GCSF ECR) A forum to support the University of Sheffield’s community of early career researchers, postdoctoral researchers and fellows working in sustainability. Workshop on research grants […]
February, 13, 2018. Posted in News.
The Grantham Centre working in Nepal to help orphans get their fruit and veg
Scientists from the University of Sheffield are helping children from a Nepalese orphanage grow their own vegetables with a pioneering, sustainable technique which will provide a vital food supply all year round. The team of researchers from the University’s Plant […]
February, 12, 2018. Posted in News, Contact, Comment.
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The Grantham Centre has published its first newsletter! Starting with a review of 2017, the newsletter will come out quarterly and keep you up to date with our research, policy interventions and activism. Read the first edition Sign up
February, 12, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Applying Circular Economic Principles to Reduce Embodied Carbon
Grantham Centre supervisor Dr Danielle Densley Tingley, Lecturer in Architectural Engineering, has published a book chapter which looks at sustainability in construction. This book chapter focuses on methods to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that result from the materials we use in […]
February, 6, 2018. Posted in News.
GCSF team visits Petra university
Grantham Centre team members visited Petra University last week. The delegation toured the facilities of the Faculty of Engineering and the College of Architecture and Design. The visiting delegation included the Director of the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures, Prof. […]
February, 6, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Helping Crisis Responders Find the Informative Needle in the Tweet Haystack
Grantham Supervisor Dr. Diana Maynard, Department of Computer Science, has been working as part of a team developing tools to automatically help citizens and aid workers communicate during emergency crises such as floods and earthquakes. Finding and interpreting the relevant information […]
January, 16, 2018. Posted in Events.
Mar 13 2018: Dr Tara Garnett ‘Animals in the frame: what does a sustainable livestock future look like?
Food connects us to some of the most important environmental, societal and ethical issues of the day – climate change, biodiversity loss and water scarcity, hunger in conjunction with obesity, and inequality. These problems are increasingly well recognised. There is […]
January, 16, 2018. Posted in Events.
19 Feb 2018: Professor Stephen Long FRS: ‘Bioengineering Photosynthesis’
Bioengineering Photosynthesis: The final frontier in increasing sustainable crop yield potential and ensuring future global food security A special guest lecture by Stephen P. Long FRS, Universities of Illinois USA, Lancaster UK and Oxford UK Hosted by the Grantham Centre […]
January, 16, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Accessibility, reusability, reliability: Improving the standards for publishing code in Methods in Ecology and Evolution by Robert Freckleton
Grantham supervisor Professor Robert Freckleton has authored a new paper exploring the standards for publishing code. ‘Since we launched Methods in Ecology and Evolution in 2010, a key objective of the journal has been to improve the communication and uptake […]
December, 20, 2017. Posted in News, Comment.
Top 10 tips on how to make the most out of your Christmas feast
Our top 10 ways to be greener this Christmas