The University received a passionate letter from Year 6 students at Westgate School imploring us to take part in Earth Hour on Saturday 30th March and help them to protect and preserve the world for their future. Earth Hour is the biggest environmental grassroots movement in the world.
Our February campaign has been “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, with a focus on the “reduce” aspect, whether that be by travelling sustainably, shopping second hand, or ditching plastic in the supermarket. We ran three events around sustainable transport on the Brayford Campus, and were kindly joined by Access Lincoln. This was in response to the current […]
Honeybees are vital pollinators and their decline has been documented thoroughly across the news in recent years. Our Brayford Campus is now home to an observation hive, installed here as part of a research project looking into insect cognition. We spoke with Elisa Frasnelli, Lecturer in Life Sciences at the University of Lincoln, about the bees and why we […]
This January our sustainability theme was “Stay Warm for Less”. We promoted various ways in which you can keep warm without having a huge environmental impact. You can see some of our tips in the slideshow below: We also promoted the University’s Thermal Comfort Policy which can be found here. Student Life created a fantastic […]
In December, the Environment team promoted the Switch Off Campaign, to encourage our University staff and students to switch off all unnecessary appliances, PCs and monitors over the Christmas break. Staff and students had the ability to download checklists from either our website or from email signatures. As well as this, the campaign was circulated […]