Earth Hour at the University of Lincoln

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.

Bees: Not Simply Pollinators

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 […]

January Sustainability Round Up

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 […]

December Sustainability Round Up

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 […]

November Sustainability Round Up

This November, our sustainability campaign has been all about saving energy. If you follow @GreenLincolnUni on social media, you might have come across these graphics: We also attended the Lincoln Food Partnership Annual Event to talk about sustainable food in Lincoln. The event was a fantastic opportunity to network with other parties interested in the […]