News

Catch-up with the latest news from the Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities Research group.

Bringing the Local into Focus

This story published on Monday 24 April 2017
Dr Alex Kevill from Huddersfield University along with Dr Uzair Shah from Lancaster University giving a seminar on Bringing the Local into Focus: Researching Social Entrepreneurship within Transnational Management Education.


Global manufacturer turns a profit without harming environment

This story published on Friday 21 April 2017
The Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities welcomed Purchasing Director Barry Townsend of global carpet tile manufacturers Interface to explain how


Mission Zero – and beyond

This story published on Tuesday 28 March 2017
Event taking place on Monday 3 April


International Day of Forests

This story published on Thursday 23 March 2017
In honour of the International Day of Forests (21st March), we spoke to Professor Adrian Wood and PhD student Janet Lowore, from the University’s Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities.


Business School hears the benefit of co-operation first-hand

This story published on Friday 10 March 2017
The Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities celebrates Fairtrade Fortnight with guest speaker Jenny Carlyle from co-operative Suma Wholefoods


Are you taking a FairTrade Break?

This story published on Thursday 2 March 2017
Win 10 free Coffees or teas on campus, plus Fairtrade chocolate!


Do supermarket chains truly embrace Farm Animal Welfare?

This story published on Tuesday 14 February 2017
Dr John Lever probes the extent to which farm animal welfare is part of the corporate social responsibility strategies of large food companies


Water of Life: our faith and a changing climate

This story published on Wednesday 8 February 2017
Do you feel like the world is changing way too quickly? All around us there are changes in society and the environment. This one-day conference brings together scientific experts with people of faith to set out the background to challenges, opportunities and appropriate responses to a changing climate.


World Wetlands Day: How farmers in Africa are using wetlands

This story published on Thursday 2 February 2017
World Wetlands Day 2017 is celebrated on February 2 each year.

To find out more, read the article, 'How farmers in Africa are finding ways to sustainably use wetlands', by Professor Adrian Wood.


Dr Julia Meaton

This story published on Wednesday 25 January 2017
The Centre for Sustainability and Resilient Communities researcher, Dr Julia Meaton, on climate change and America's defiance in believing it


Climate Change, Turning Knowledge into Action

This story published on Tuesday 17 January 2017
This course aims to clarify both the meaning and importance of climate change, as well as enable students to come up with strategies that will reduce their carbon footprint. Participating in this course and mentioning this in your CV or interview will help add to your employability.


Using datasets in social processes: halting Nepal deforestation

This story published on Wednesday 2 November 2016
Halting global forest loss while reducing poverty is at the core of global sustainable development agendas. This talk will show how publicly available social and environmental data from Nepal can be combined to understand how social processes and development interventions lead to social and environmental synergies and trade-offs.


Live to Tell: Raising Awareness, Reducing Risk

This story published on Thursday 13 October 2016
Fiona Hesselden, and Zaman Zaffer, CSRC members, on the occasion of the UN International Day of Disaster Risk Reduction write about the extra efforts needed in order to raise awareness of the increasing number of climate-related disasters.


Smelling the coffee! - European Researchers Night

This story published on Monday 3 October 2016
CSRC ran an activity at the University of Huddersfield for European Researchers Night.


European Researchers Open Night - come smell the coffee!

This story published on Friday 23 September 2016
Visit the Business School between 4-9pm on the evening of Friday 30th September to take part in a Europe-wide public event dedicated to popular science and fun learning.


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