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Leeds Sustainability Institute

Chris Gorse, Director of the Leeds Sustainability Institute at Leeds Beckett, provided evidence to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment’s Inquiry into the Quality of New Build Housing.

House of Commons Inquiry

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Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society

SEEDS Conference 2018

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Enabling Sustainability 

Creating more sustainable places, communities and economies.

With research expertise developed over two decades, the research teams have achieved significant recognition. The Institute's consultancy and business services are making a significant impact, and through established networks, provide a knowledge base that has clear benefit to its partners.

Work undertaken in social policy, low carbon building, materials, green computing, renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure places the Institute in a lead position, shaping the developed and developing world. The Institute’s field trials and work with communities are having a direct impact on the policy and regulation that will pave the way to a low carbon built environment.

The practices developed are being adopted across Europe and impacting on the way we test and monitor buildings to ensure performance. Feedback from the research has resulted in new industry standards, taking a step closer to the zero carbon and low impact solution.

Leeds Sustainability Institute Launch

The Leeds Sustainability Institute will tackle the challenges of creating more sustainable places, communities and economies to enable society and its infrastructure to become sustainable.
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Future of home insulation to be transformed following research project

The way in which homes are insulated could be transformed following research by Leeds Beckett academics.

Leeds Beckett academic's drive to improve road safety

A Leeds Beckett academic has published an award-winning guide for road safety experts on ways they can intervene in bad driving habits and improve road safety.

Volunteers needed to help explore energy efficiency of homes

Researchers at Leeds Beckett University seeking volunteers for a study which will investigate heat loss in domestic homes.

Upcoming Events

Apr 23

Lift Off Festival 2018

Lift Off Festival is a three-week festival showcasing the creative work of our students from the School of Film, Music & Performing Arts.

Apr 25

BUCS Rugby Sevens Championship 2018

Leeds Beckett RFC will square off against BUCS' top Rugby sides at West Park in the BUCS Rugby Sevens Championship

Apr 25

CarnegieXchange - Using autobiographies to investigate leadership in sport

Using autobiographies to investigate leadership in sport

Apr 25

Discovering the Imaginative Mind

The Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Professor Anna Abraham

Apr 25

Politics & International Relations Seminar- Understanding Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Analysing the Everyday Experience of Conflict Through Witness Testimonies

Speaker: Dr Maria O'Reilly

Apr 25

PsyCen Event: Kate Hoffman Memorial Lecture- Therapy as an interactional process: Creating change through sequences of talk

Speaker: Professor Ray Wilkinson, Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/hcs/staff/wilkinson - Organiser: Dr Sarah James http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staff/dr-sarah-james/

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