Initiatives

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...

Education

Need for a Circular Economy?

What do you think of the need for a Circular Economy? "…Why are there still so few products that support a circular economy? It’s...

A call for the Construction Engineering Industry to focus on broader issues and impacts, and not just on monetary value!

"The construction industry needs to measure impact across the whole project lifecycle to effectively address climate change challenges,... ..."Using the...

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...

Active Practice

Hydro Tasmania is actively working towards engineer gender balance.

"It’s hard to believe that in 2019, some professions are still regarded as ‘male’ or ‘female’ careers. We at Hydro Tasmania believe in diversity in the workplace...

The IACEE via its 2016 PORTO DECLARATION and SERINA actively underpin these sentiments of the OECD

"Climate change is increasingly impacting on people’s lives, disrupting national economies and transforming ecosystems, including the ocean. The need for urgent, strong and co-operative action based on...

Need for a Circular Economy?

What do you think of the need for a Circular Economy? "…Why are there still so few products that support a circular economy? It’s...