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Read more at: EPSRC announces new research which aims to improve energy efficiency, cut carbon emissions and reduce costs

EPSRC announces new research which aims to improve energy efficiency, cut carbon emissions and reduce costs

12 August 2014

Funded with £3 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), on behalf of the Research Councils UK Energy Programme (RCUKEP), six new projects will address how to use technology, data and information, mathematics, law and sociology to create better energy strategies and behaviours in public...


Read more at: Pilot energy saving scheme hits major milestone

Pilot energy saving scheme hits major milestone

5 August 2014

The Wellcome Trust/ Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute is celebrating saving one million kWh of energy since it started a special project to reduce the amount of gas and electricity it uses. The Institute is one of the University’s biggest users of electricity and gas, but the impressive milestone of 1 million kWh savings...


Read more at: Climate change: implications for transport

Climate change: implications for transport

29 July 2014

The Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), has released a new summary and infographic to provide key findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report (IPCC AR5). It considers the challenges and opportunities climate change poses to the transport sector, from a global...


Read more at: Fighting for every heartbeat: University charity success

Fighting for every heartbeat: University charity success

22 July 2014

The University of Cambridge Colleges are once again running a campaign alongside Cambridge City Council to collect unwanted items for donation to the British Heart Foundation. The 2013 campaign collected almost 2000 bags - nearly 16 tonnes of clothing, fabric, books and other items diverted from landfill and raising money...


Read more at: University of Cambridge shortlisted for sector sustainability awards

University of Cambridge shortlisted for sector sustainability awards

8 July 2014

The Green Gown Awards are an annual celebration of sustainability success across the UK tertiary education sector. The University of Cambridge has been shortlisted in two categories, joining 60 other HEIs across the UK in vying for this prestigious recognition of best practice. Research and Development Finalist - A...