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Reimagining local spaces using green sheds

October 24, 2021

Kingston University students designed and built green sheds as part of the SHEDx project with The Community Brain to help residents reimagine Tolworth and green urban spaces. Kingston University st...

Amplifying the voice of consumers in advancing fair trade and sustainability

October 24, 2021

Understanding and listening to consumers is essential to promote fair trade and sustainability, says a Kingston University expert who shared some of her research findings during Fairtrade Fortnight...

Working with NASA on improving global weather forecasts

October 24, 2021

Researchers at the University of South Wales have been helping NASA to increase the accuracy of their weather predictions. In the first few months of 2020, the UK saw unprecedented […]

Enabling a sustainable energy system across Wales

October 24, 2021

FLEXIS is a consortium of five strategic partners – Cardiff University, Swansea University, The University of South Wales, Neath Port Talbot Borough Council and Tata Steel UK.  Funded to the ...

Soil-based construction materials research at University of South Wales

October 24, 2021

Research into soil-based construction is being carried out by Professor John Kinuthia of the University of South Wales (USW).   The Professor of Innovation and Engagement in Civil Engineering,...

Low energy thermometers at Anglia Ruskin University

October 24, 2021

When academia and business work together to share ideas and expertise, solutions to often complex problems often emerge. This ‘knowledge exchange’ has helped one enterprising business resolve one p...

Green skills for a low carbon post-COVID transition

October 24, 2021

Green Skills Understanding the skills that will be required by local organisations to support a low carbon post-COVID-19 transition to a cleaner, fairer economy and society in Cambridgeshire and Pe...

Investigating wildfires in the UK

October 24, 2021

VIEWPOINT: Anglia Ruskin expert looks at why these fires are becoming more common by Fabrizio Manco, Anglia Ruskin University The army has been called in to help firefighters deal with […]

Smart sensors to detect water pipe leaks

October 24, 2021

According to a report measuring water governance in cities, the main cause of water wastage in urban areas is poor infrastructure. The water industry of the future will need to be […]

Creating a low carbon building economy at Birmingham City University

October 24, 2021

The team behind a precision software tool that will support a UK-wide shift to a low carbon model within the new build and retrofitting markets were awarded £1.5 million by […]