Christopher Dent, Professor of Economics and International Business, is looking to bring together regional educators, business owners, local community groups and students, to find ways of reaching environmental development goals and promoting sustainability strategies through collaboration, cooperation and research, in conjunction with the University’s Institute for Social Responsibility.
Paul Aplin, Professor of Geography, discusses his research into tropical peatland in Malaysia, the ecological impact of palm oil production, a common ingredient in many packaged supermarket products, and the steps we can take to ensure a sustainable future for the industry which doesn’t devastate finely-balanced ecosystems.
With unprecedented scientific consensus, the climate crisis discussion is reaching fever pitch. But how do we address this existential challenge? Professor Geoff Beattie and colleague Dr Laura McGuire recently published The Psychology of Climate Change (Routledge, 2018), where they take inspiration on human behaviour change from some unlikely sources.
Two academics at Edge Hill University will lead and influence a new global environmental agenda to explore behaviour change in relation to sustainability and climate change.
Two academics from Edge Hill University have contributed to a major UN report about sustainable development.
Edge Hill University has helped Lancashire become one of the UK’s first ever Sustainable Food Counties with its very own Sustainable Food Charter.
Edge Hill University has won a prestigious Green Flag Award for the third year running.
A new cycle hire point allows students, staff and the public to explore the local area on two wheels.
Edge Hill University will be helping to shape the future of food sustainability in Lancashire after taking part in a new initiative to champion local produce.
A new fleet of environmentally-friendly cars are travelling the length and breadth of the country as part of Edge Hill University’s greener Travel Plan.