Institute for Sustainability

Research Outcomes

Research Outcomes

Examples of research supported by the Institute for Sustainability that are delivering practical, engaged solutions to real-world sustainability issues.

Preventing food spoilage

A new method for reducing the spoilage of fresh produce using ozone gas.

Using computer models to improve anaerobic digestion

Modelling the complex environment within an anaerobic digester.

Impact of carbon capture & storage on water 

How carbon capture & storage power stations affect water resources in the UK.

Improving food security for Maroon communities in Jamaica

Finding ways to boost food security for the Jamaican Maroon communities, whose way of life is threatened by high post-harvest crop losses.

Cleaning wastewater with bacteria

Cold-adapted microbes could make treating wastewater in the UK cheaper and less energy intensive.