A look back on a year of sustainability at Nottingham

2016 seems to be developing a bit of a poor reputation. Doing its best to fly in the face of all this bad news, the University of Nottingham shared the best results for the National Student Survey to date, the launch of a book charting the history of the University, not to mention news of a …

Career profile: Majid Zeighami

Continuing the series of guest posts from alumni working in the field of sustainability, Majid Zeighami talks about his career path following his Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng. What is your role, how long have you been in it and where are you based? In September 2013, I started my career with Schneider Electric UK&I on …

Environmental Sustainability Project Management NAA Module – is it for you?

Environmental sustainability is becoming more prevalent and gaining importance within the workplace. Do you want to gain some vital experience in this area and prepare yourself for your next step? The University of Nottingham is one of the “greenest” universities in the world, and so are in a perfect position to help provide an excellent advantage …

Off for Christmas

It’s hard to escape the flurry of Christmas-related activity, but as the Christmas break approaches, the Sustainability team are making preparations that don’t relate to turkey, trees or tinsel. Historically, the University closes for around 11 days between Christmas and the New Year. With virtually all buildings closed and normal activity suspended, this offers a …

Sustainable Nottingham

Dr Keith Pitcher, Director of Sustainability at The University of Nottingham explains how you can help the University become more sustainable and shares the changes he has already made. Welcome to the first edition of the Sustainable Nottingham blog. I’m pleased to write the opening entry, which will be followed by posts from colleagues across …