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Arriving to a new city and starting a new job, even if it is a temporary assignment always brings new experiences. I got those new experiences when I arrived to University of Worcester this September, as a “Climate Pioneer”. My name is Kati Kurucz – I am Hungarian and I have a full-time job in Hungary at a research institute as… Read more →
Here at the sustainability department we often need people to help us arrange and support sustainability events. We also like to get together from time to time and share ideas and attend local events on sustainability issues. Volunteering your time and being part of our team can be very rewarding! You can add it to your Worcester Award hours, or… Read more →
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 →
Children from across Worcestershire learnt about how they could make a difference to the environment at an annual University of Worcester-run event involving local charities and businesses. The Skills for Tomorrow event saw pupils from local schools engage in interactive activities and workshops, introducing them to a variety of real world environmental issues surrounding sustainability, and quiz businesses about their… Read more →
Dairy farming is not a special case; all industries should become more sustainable. Taken at the most basic level, we shall eventually run out of fossil fuels so it would be irresponsible not to develop alternative sources of energy. Dairy farming gives the opportunity to use the waste matter produced by the cattle to generate the electricity to run the farm.… Read more →
Last week, 5 businesses from across Worcestershire participated in the Sustainability Business Workshop to bring sustainability issues, ideas and concepts to the forefront discussion. The workshop was developed by the director of sustainability at the University of Worcester, Katy Boom, to provide a platform to allow businesses to interact and discuss their business with young people. This allowed the students… Read more →