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Read more at: We are recruiting!

We are recruiting!

26 June 2019

The Environment and Energy section are currently recruiting for two roles; Transport Coordinator (Fixed Term) and Environmental Manager (Job Share) Transport Coordinator Within this 2 year fixed term position the role holder will support the Transport Manager in implementing the University's Transport Strategy. Deadline...

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Read more at: And the winners are ....

And the winners are ....

25 June 2019

This year is the seventh year of the Green Impact scheme in the University, and on Friday 21 June the University came together to celebrate the achievements of the 50 department and College teams that participated this year. Hosted in the wonderful surroundings of the David Attenborough Building, home to the Cambridge...

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Read more at: A year in the Living Lab for Sustainability

A year in the Living Lab for Sustainability

25 June 2019

The Living Lab has been busy again this year. A large number of students and academics have got involved in projects on the University’s estate. All the students who’ve been involved were celebrated at the Living Lab Celebration Event at Trinity Hall on Tuesday 11 June. At the event we heard about a number of academic and...

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Read more at: Green heroes and heroines

Green heroes and heroines

25 June 2019

There are so many staff and students who go above and beyond to make environmental improvements in departments and Colleges. These individuals may think that their efforts go unnoticed, but that is not the case. The Environment and Energy section receive many submissions each year for the Green Impact Special Awards, and...

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Read more at: Greater Cambridge Partnership update

Greater Cambridge Partnership update

28 May 2019

Madingley Road Walking and Cycling Improvement scheme. The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) would like to hear the thoughts of Madingley Road local residents, workers and road users on how to improve walking and cycling along Madingley Road, prior to drawing up proposals for formal consultation. You can share your...

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Read more at: Looking back over 100 issues of Greenlines

Looking back over 100 issues of Greenlines

28 May 2019

May 2019 is the 100 th edition of the Greenlines newsletter! To celebrate this milestone we’re looking back to some previous issues of the University of Cambridge’s sustainability newsletter, first published in 1995. Greenlines Issue 1 was published in November 1995. It was introduced as “the first newsletter in what is...

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Read more at: A season of sustainable May Balls

A season of sustainable May Balls

28 May 2019

The themes have been chosen, the launches have been held and students are about to experience many different celebrations to end the academic year. Each May Ball will be unique, but there is one trait that a large number of them share, and that is for sustainability to be a key focus of event planning and delivery. An...

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Read more at: Oxbridge sustainability exchange

Oxbridge sustainability exchange

28 May 2019

On 21 May, the Environment and Energy section paid a visit to Oxford to meet our counterparts from the Oxford Sustainability team, in the stunning surrounds of Worcester College. As ancient Universities with devolved structures who dominate the cities we occupy, there is much we can learn from each other, so the goal of...

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Read more at: The wonderful wildlife of Jesus College

The wonderful wildlife of Jesus College

28 May 2019

The visit of mesmerising moths to Jesus College Library a few years ago started a trend in monitoring species, that has not only encouraged Jesus staff and students to get out and explore, but has also encouraged the College to create more spaces to meet the needs of local species. Rhona Watson (figure 1) was one of those...

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Read more at: Vegan Pop-up- Wednesday 8th May

Vegan Pop-up- Wednesday 8th May

3 May 2019

Join us for our second 'Vegan Pop-Up Cafe' in the Hicks Room of the University Centre on Wednesday 8 th May. Staff and students are welcome to come along from 1pm and try tasty vegan food cooked by chefs from the University Catering Service and the Colleges. They will be cooking a wide variety of tasty dishes, from Coconut...

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