Research

Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

"Deakin textile and fibre scientists have discovered how to turn plant waste into a biodegradable material that could replace environmentally-damaging plastics such as those used for packaging...

Five projects will explore sustainability using the Princeton campus as a laboratory

Adding renewables to the electrical gridBuilding without wasteField-testing solar-powered smart windows Building better compostFarming on campus lands The five projects will be conducted with the...

What an awesome whole university approach to Sustainability Education, Research and Active Practice!

“By engaging in sustainability-focused research and education, as well as reducing the university’s own environmental impact, we can create a healthier environment now and for generations to...

Recent research into possible new and safer nuclear reactors that might help stop climate change.

"As of early 2018 there were 75 separate advanced fission projects trying to answer that question in North America alone, according to the think tank Third Way....

Definitions of Sustainability

We urgently need to put into place sustainable engineering practices leading to a more sustainable future for all humankind. SERINA links this to...

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING:

"Engineering in context; engineering with a conscience; engineering for a finite planet and the indefinite future" -Benoit Cushman-Roisin "Sustainable engineering should be based on principles...

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...

“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...
Antonia Cooper diving whilst researching biotic connectivity within the temperate Australian marine protected area network at three levels of biodiversity - communities, populations and genes

Participation of woman in the Reef Life Survey

Reef Life Survey (RLS) is a non-profit citizen science program in which trained volunteer SCUBA divers, many of whom are woman, undertake detailed surveys of reef biodiversity...