Institute for Sustainability


Latest News

  • Cities under pressure

    Cities to swelter as planners face unenviable trade-off between tackling climate change and quality of life, new research has shown.

    published on: 28 March 2019

  • Leading the way

    Newcastle becomes the first university in England to provide free sanitary care for students.

    published on: 27 March 2019

  • Overland migration of Arctic Terns revealed

    Data from a landmark study of the world’s longest migrating seabird reveals how overland migration is an integral part of their amazing journey.

    published on: 25 March 2019

  • Links with community and business to build a strong chain

    The North East Cluster for Healthy Ageing and Independent Living (NE-CHAIN) has won early-stage funding from UK Research and Innovation to cultivate the ageing market in Newcastle and the North East.

    published on: 21 March 2019

  • World's deepest waters becoming 'ultimate sink' for plastic waste

    Scientists say it is likely no marine ecosystems are left that are not affected by pollution.

    published on: 27 February 2019

  • The future is electric

    £28M Hub launched to increase electrification in UK manufacturing.

    published on: 14 February 2019

  • Comment: Polar bear ‘invasion'

    Writing for The Conversation, Dr Niki Rust discusses how climate change is making human-wildlife conflicts worse.

    published on: 14 February 2019

  • Comment: Environment law after Brexit

    Writing for The Conversation, Dr Ole Pederson comments on how the government's draft environment bill is a laudable but disappointing attempt to rewrite the law after Brexit

    published on: 6 February 2019

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