Author: Sian Evans

Sian is a lecturer for the School of Science and the Environment at the University of Worcester. She teaches on a range of modules in the Geography department and has an active role in the delivery of the sustainability education. In the past she has provided research support to several EU funded projects on sustainability and assisted with the implementation of Environmental Management Systems in the cables industry. Her research interests include sustainable consumption, climate change and human ecology.

A snapshot of sustainability at the University of Worcester

On the 28th June 2018, photography student Martha Dunning from the University of the West of England (UWE) visited the sustainability department at the University of Worcester as part of a project documenting office life. The following account outlines her findings and reflections. During my visit to the University of Worcester I had the opportunity of meeting Katy Boom, Director… Read more →

Sustainability and Behaviour Change at the University of Worcester 2015-17

This week the sustainability department published a three year report outlining progress with embedding a culture of sustainability across the curriculum and campus. The report draws on findings from a series of surveys that took place between 2015 and 2017 and overall demonstrates gradual movement towards a fuller understanding of the University’s sustainability activities and greater personal sustainable practice amongst… Read more →

Driving change is a significant part of the majority of sustainability practitioner roles

Susthingsout is dedicated to exploring the complex range of problems encountered when driving change Driving change is a significant part of the majority of sustainability practitioner roles. Indeed, the term ‘change agents’ is increasingly used to describe such employees. While the case studies found here will benefit anyone who is attempting to drive change in their organisation, they should also… Read more →