Author Andrew Reeves

Student Case Study: Saja Elmishri and Textile Design

Saja Elmishri is a Textile Design DMU Graduate (2019) who was inspired to make sustainability a focus of her career by her studies at DMU. This case study Q&A explores what happened at DMU and what Saja did next, including… Continue Reading →

20th Jan 2022: How to take part in the SDG Teach-in (webinar)

Join this free event from 3pm to 4pm on Thurs 20th January to learn how to take part in this year’s SDG Teach-in. Full details and a registration form are AVAILABLE HERE. Information about the webinar from SOS-UK: The SDG… Continue Reading →

Drop-in Workshops for Education2030 and SDG Teach-in

DMU’s Education for Sustainable Development project are hosting drop-in sessions to provide a space for colleagues to discuss and elicit feedback on how to address sustainability and the SDGs through teaching, learning and assessment. This could focus on: How learning… Continue Reading →

COP26 Podcast from DMU’s Enterprise and Business Services team

DMU’s Enterprise and Business Services team have put together a short podcast exploring what will be happening at the COP26 climate talks, some implications for local businesses and even options for crossing the atlantic without flying! Go to Soundcloud HERE… Continue Reading →

Make a difference with the SHAPE programme (deadline 20th Oct)

SHAPE is an inspiring programme that offers DMU students a chance to make a real difference to sustainability challenges in the Leicester area through a team-based project taking place in the 2021/22 academic year. Information is below… SOS-UK and the… Continue Reading →

Register to join COP26 Climate Conference sessions for free (in-person or online)

Tickets are now available to book to attend ‘Green Zone’ events at COP26 – Tickets are free of charge and open to the public – this is a great opportunity to learn more about climate issues and many events… Continue Reading →

COP-OUT climate change event – we want your ideas!

DMU’s Youth Work & Community Development Team will be hosting a “COP-OUT” event on Monday 8 November at The Venue@DMU, to coincide with COP26 (the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference). COP-OUT will be launched by the DMU’s Vice Chancellor… Continue Reading →

*CANCELLED* 11th October: La Marcha a COP26 – Spanish Walkers Q & A (online/in-person)

*Unfortunately this event has been cancelled due to illness. * The La Marcha group of climate campaigners from Spain are walking across the UK from Portsmouth to Glasgow, and visiting Leicester from October 10-11. Join this session for a Q&A… Continue Reading →

Oct-Nov 2021: DMU’s COP26 climate change event series – get involved!

De Montfort University are offering a series of online and in-person events in October and November 2021 linked to the COP26 climate change talks, which are being hosted by the UK in Glasgow in the first two weeks of November…. Continue Reading →

8th Nov 2021: The Climate Crisis and DMU Courses (online)

8th November 2021, 2pm to 3pm – ‘The Climate Crisis and DMU Courses’: how can the issues raised by the climate emergency be part of what we learn at DMU? To join the session on the day from 2pm, CLICK… Continue Reading →

Case Study: SDGs and Accounting and Finance (Fred Mear)

In this case study, Fred Mear from DMU’s Business and Law faculty and PRME Working Group, describes how the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are linked to his courses on public sector accounting and finance… Through what DMU course are… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Sustainability and Marketing (Roger Saunders)

Roger Saunders from DMU’s Business and Law Faculty and PRME working group introduces how sustainability issues are addressed in relation to Marketing courses at DMU… Through what DMU course are you teaching about sustainability and the SDGs? I teach Principles… Continue Reading →

Support for Climate Action Plans in Leicester

An offer of support from DMU to Community Organisations in Leicester to identify actions to respond to the climate emergency… Part of a Leicester community organisation? Free support available to develop your climate emergency action plan Leicester City Council is… Continue Reading →

Case Study: SDGs and European Economic Issues (Denys Nizalov)

This case study by DMU’s Denys Nizalov looks at how the UN Sustainable Development Goals are addressed through teaching on European Economics… Through what course are you teaching about sustainability? ‘European Economic Issues’, which is a 2nd year elective module… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Policing and the SDGs (Abdul Miah)

DMU’s Abdul Miah shares some experiences of linking the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to teaching of policing at DMU through the following Q&A… 1: Introduce your module – what does it cover, how many students take it and what… Continue Reading →

Case Study: ‘T-Extinction’ and Responsible Fashion

This case study Q&A with DMU’s Sally Gaukrodger-Cowan explores an innovative approach to exploring Responsible Fashion with students…  The project is called T-Extinction – what is it about, who helped to develop it and who can take part? The project… Continue Reading →

New 2021 dates for DMU’s ESD Intro course

DMU’s introductory course that offers key ideas about teaching Education for Sustainable Development and a space for discussion/reflection has some new dates for 2021. Sessions will take place as follows: Thursday 1 July  9.30-11.30  Wednesday 1 Sep  9.30-11.30  Tuesday 5… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Sustainability in Placements in Computing Engineering and Media

This short case study by Ben Onyido, Placement Tutor in DMU’s faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media (CEM), explores how sustainability issues are being linked to student placements… University placements are a prominent form of supervised work-based learning. They involve… Continue Reading →

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