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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

Mar 16

Kitchen Yard Product Design Exhibition

An exhibition of first year Product Design Students' work, held in Leeds' iconic Corn Exchange.

Mar 20

Neon Nights Volleyball

Neon Nights Volleyball Tournament

Mar 21

Innovation Network - Artificial Intelligence

Come and join us at our Breakfast Event and listen to our speakers talk about Artificial Intelligence

Mar 21

PsyCen Seminar- Sexual exploitation of children in online interactions: A presentation of collaborative work of Juliane Kloess and Sarah Seymour-Smith

Speaker- Dr Sarah Seymour-Smith Nottingham Trent University

Mar 21

PsyCen Seminar- Telehealth in Speech and Language Therapy

This seminar will be delivered by Dr Anne Hurren, Dr Sarah James and Naomi de Graff, School of Social Sciences

Mar 21

Neon Nights Spin Class

Neon Nights Fitness Classes

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