SERINA is an online portal dedicated to the support and promotion of engineering education and research that best demonstrate or seek to demonstrate active practices of sustainability and engagement within the communities that the initiatives aspire to serve.

SERINA is a global engineering education initiative of the International Association for Continuing Engineering Education (IACEE) that stems from the organisation’s Porto Declaration in May 2016, being a pledge by members to seek solutions to 21st Century Grand Challenges threatening survival.

Latest Initiatives

Meet Claudio, an engineer making us more sustainable.

"Meet Claudio, the Environmental Director at L’Oréal’s plant in Settimo Torinese, Italy. Claudio has worked at L’Oréal for over 25 years in a variety of different roles...

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) demand the skills of engineers.

Key UN SDGs for engineers" - Access to affordable, reliable sustainable and modern energy.- Resilient infrastructure.- Inclusive and sustainable industrialisation.- Foster innovation.- Inclusive, safe,...

“Bricks Made From Human Waste Could Be The Future of The Construction Industry”

"Once sewage is drained of water, treated, and dried – what the heck do you do with it? Well, some of it ends up...

“Engineering is a profoundly creative profession” -William A. Wulf

"Innovation does not happen in a vacuum. Contrary to popular portrayal, scientific breakthroughs are seldom due to the work of one individual, but rather the result of...

Science Education, Identity, and Civic Engagement: Empowering Youth through the UN Sustainable Development Goals

"Schools around the world are facing similar challenges of increased urban migration, digital divides, and unsatisfactory teacher training; meanwhile, there is an explosion of scientific knowledge and...

Any students you know of, who you could encourage to participate in this competition?

"...students are invited to submit their (Energy) ideas in one of four categories: “Buildings of the Future”, “Plants of the Future”, “Grids of the Future” and “Sustainability...

Sustainable Production in Mechanical Engineering Course at LAPPEENRANTA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, Finland.

"To develop more sustainable societies, we need to understand better how to respond to environmental, social and economic challenges and transform industrial behaviour. Modern...

“How can Cities Accelerate​ Transitions to Sustainability?

"Local transition initiatives are giving rise to place-based sustainable solutions as a counter-movement to globalising uniformity. The accumulation of small actions can add up to systemic change."

Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and the Environment

The Cambridge Forum aims to stimulate cross-disciplinary conversations about some of the great sustainability challenges the world faces in the future and the research pathways which will...

“The fight to save the ‘armpits of the coast’ to store carbon”

"Blue carbon is carbon that is captured and stored by the oceans," he said. "But in the oceans, the heavy lifting is really...

Engineering is key in tackling climate change!!

"The fact is we simply can’t carry on burying our heads in the sand when it comes to climate change, hoping this will all just blow away or...

Woman in Engineering -UNSW- Engineering

Traditionally, women have been under-represented in engineering. However, more and more companies and universities are recognising the importance of a balanced approach to challenges and the value of diversity. UNSW...