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Meet Our New Frontrunner: Hannah Walker

Hi! My names Hannah and I am the Sustainability Communications Frontrunner for the next 6 months. I’m super excited to be a part of the sustainability team and can’t wait to get involved in some of the amazing projects currently… 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 – https://greenzonetickets.ukcop26.org/home. 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 →

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 →

Get ‘Carbon Literate’ and help DMU act on the climate emergency

  As the climate emergency continues to grab headlines, many people are motivated to act to reduce carbon emissions, but would value support with finding the most effective actions to take, both at home and at work. To meet this… Continue Reading →

Case Study: Driving SDG Awareness through Systems Thinking (Neil McBride)

This case study by Neil McBride from DMU’s Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility looks at Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Awareness through Systems Thinking…..  Through what DMU course are you teaching about sustainability and the SDGs? IMAT2421 is a second-year… 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 →

Responsible Futures – Putting Sustainability at the Heart of Education

Overview SOS-UK is an education charity (student led) that focusses on sustainability. Through their work they are trying to encourage students to be leaders on sustainability, have it embedded throughout education and make it inclusive so every group has a… 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 →

Case Study: PRME and responsible management education in DMU’s Faculty of Business and Law

In this short case study, DMU’s Leanne de Main (Associate Dean Academic, Faculty of Business and Law BAL)) describes how the faculty recently achieved accreditation through the ‘PRME’ framework – which articulates Principles of Responsible Management Education…  Can you briefly… Continue Reading →

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