October, 17, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
One-two punch of habitat loss, capture hammers Southeast Asian birds
Conservationists have underestimated the combined impact of deforestation and capture when assessing the threat to Southeast Asia’s bird populations — a one-two punch that a new report warns could lead to the extinction of dozens of species by the end […]
October, 16, 2018. Posted in News, The Grantham Scholars' Blog.
Did you know that Sheffield Students’ Union plans to be Zero Waste? By Gloria Mensah
It’s the launch of the University’s Sustainability Strategy this week and the campus is buzzing with ideas about how we can be more sustainable. Grantham Scholar Gloria Mensah has been adding to the green revolution through her work with Sheffield […]
October, 15, 2018. Posted in Events.
15 October 2018 | Sustainability Week (for University staff and students)
Sustainability Week 2018 ***University staff and students can join in for a week of events to mark the launch of the University’s new sustainability strategy** Commencing Monday 15th October, each day will see a different talk about how we’re using […]
October, 15, 2018. Posted in Events.
15 November 2018 | Lecture by Mark Miodownik | Liquid: the delightful and dangerous substances that flow through our lives
Liquid: The delightful and dangerous substances that flow through our lives Free public lecture by Mark Miodownik MBE. Thursday 15th November at Firth Hall, 6 to 7.30 pm. This talk is a journey into the realms of the strange, disruptive, sometimes corrosive, […]
September, 26, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
new paper – Green grab by bricolage – the institutional workings of community conservancies in Kenya. Conservation and Society
Grantham Supervisor Professor Frances Cleaver has co-authored a new paper with Dr Brock Bersaglio. Bersaglio, B. and Cleaver, F. (2018). Green grab by bricolage – the institutional workings of community conservancies in Kenya. Conservation and Society, ahead of print. DOI: […]
September, 25, 2018. Posted in News, Training.
Interested in helping your university become more sustainable and developing valuable career skills in the process?
Green Impact is an NUS environmental accreditation and awards scheme running in over 50 universities across the UK. By celebrating green actions and providing a clear framework to create positive change it encourages staff and students to work together to […]
September, 25, 2018. Posted in News, Research.
Could intensive agriculture be better for the environment than organic eco-farming?
A new study, led by scientists from the University of Cambridge, says focusing resources to generate higher yields from smaller areas might be the “least bad” option to meet rising demand for food – as long as it allows more […]
September, 19, 2018. Posted in Research.
new paper published: Understanding process, power, and meaning in adaptive governance
Grantham Supervisor Professor Frances Cleaver has co-authored a new paper, ‘Understanding process, power, and meaning in adaptive governance: A critical institutional reading’, for the journal Ecology and Society. Frances’ research connects three themes, institutions, livelihoods and water governance and how improved […]
September, 17, 2018. Posted in Events.
26 October 2018: Annual Symposium & keynote lecture by Gerda Verburg
*Please note that the event is open to The University of Sheffield students and staff only. You have to register separately for the Symposium and lecture (different ticket types available at registration stage). The whole event now takes place at […]
September, 12, 2018. Posted in News, Comment, Policy.
Plastic is not evil: what we do with it can be
Director of the Grantham Centre Professor Tony Ryan has spent his life working with plastic, and believes we need to be more nuanced in our understanding of this remarkable but – recently – much reviled material. As Professor Ryan recently […]