Sustainability-related teaching and activities

We are currently compiling a list of all the Education for Sustainable Development-related activities at Leicester. Here are just a few...

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Curriculum based sustainability-related learning opportunities

College of Medicine, Biological Sciences & Psychology

Course/ModuleDepartmentCourse Leader
Health Enhancement Programme
School of Medicine Jonathon Hales
BSc Practical Wildlife Conservation Biological Sciences R Hammond

College of Science & Engineering

Course Leader
BSc I-Science Sustainable Futures
Centre for Interdisciplinary Science
Derek Raine
BA Geography

Modules include:

Contemporary Environmental Challenges

Environment, Nature & Society

Environment & Development

Kenya: Environment, Gender & Development

Geography Jenny Pickerell / Caroline Upton
BSc Geography

Modules include:

Environmental & Ecological Management

Environmental Nature & Society Modules

Geography Sue Page
MSc Environmental Informatics Geography Nick Tate
MSc Sustainable Management of Natural Resources
Geography Caroline Upton
PG Environmental Economics
Geography Caroline Upton
MSc Geographical Information Systems with Industry MSc Geography
MRes Geography Geography
MSc Geography & Geology Geography & Geology
BSc Materials Science Sustainability Modules
Chemistry Andy Abbott
MSc Green Chemistry Chemistry Andy Abbot/ Eric Hope
BSc Geology Modules include: Geology Jan Zalasiewicz
Local Urban Geology
Natural Resources & Environment
Dr Howell
Mark Williams
Jan Zalasiewicz
Earth Through Time
Jan Zalasiewicz

College of Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities

Course Leader
School programmes, Teacher Training and INSET Botanical Gardens Ruth Godfrey
MSc Urban Conservation
History Roey Sweet
Climate Change Justice Politics & International Relations Stephen Cooke
PG Social and Environmental Accounting
Management Hendrik Vollmer

Extra-curricula sustainability-related learning opportunities

External Resources

The following external resources may also be of interest:

Higher Education Academy New education for sustainable development guidance for universities and colleges

Ellen MacArthur Foundation Higher Education Programme

Richard Sanbrook's place (Re-imagining sustainable Development)

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Leicester Learning Institute

To find out about other staff and training opportunities, visit the Leicester Learning Institute at the University of Leicester.