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Towards a sustainable Earth
The Sustainable Earth Institute is about promoting a new way of thinking about the future of our world.
We bring researchers together with businesses, community groups and individuals to develop cutting-edge research and innovative approaches that build resilience to global challenges. We link diverse research areas across the University including science, engineering, arts, humanities, health and business.
If you’re an academic looking for a connection to industry, an organisation looking for academic research support or an individual who is inspired to work towards a sustainable future then contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how we can help.
We need to celebrate and recognise our complex, dynamic, and unique world – after all, good planets are hard to find.
Sustainable Earth 2021
Join us on 24 and 25 June 2021, as we bring together researchers, businesses, NGOs, the public sector, community groups and individuals to tackle global and local challenges around the climate emergency.
Hear from inspirational speakers, network, spark ideas and find opportunities to collaborate.
5 keynotes | 20+ invited speakers | 12 workshops | 30+ marketplace sessions | Film screening of 8 Billion Angels | Virtual exhibition hall
The Natural Powerhouse
South West England has been endowed with the finest stocks of onshore and offshore natural capital in the UK which have been utilised to benefit of the economy and sustain life for many generations.
28 June–2 July | Celebrating research that creates an impact, locally and globally. Explore this year's sustainability events:
- Conference looks at most effective ways to tackle the climate emergency 14 June 2021
- University ranked among world’s top 25 – and 1st for marine – in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 21 April 2021
- Sustainability under the spotlight in collaborative research project for the creative industries 10 December 2020
- University unveils Container Café as part of commitment to campus sustainability 16 November 2020
- Festival of research and discovery comes to Plymouth 3 November 2020
Sustainability courses and programmes
Plymouth offers a range of sustainability themed courses and programmes, including architecture, entrepreneurship, consultancy, design, engineering and planning.Find out more about our courses and programmes
Professor Stephen Sterling, Chair of the Sustainability Executive Group
A whole institutional approach to sustainability
University of Plymouth has an established reputation both nationally and internationally as a leader in the higher education sector for sustainability.Find out more about sustainability at Plymouth