Centre for Environment and Sustainability

The Centre of Environment and Sustainability (CES) is an internationally-acclaimed centre of excellence on sustainable development. Find out more about our centre.

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Study with us

We offer excellence in innovative PhD and EngD programmes which are embedded within multidisciplinary research, as well as numerous MSc courses and CPD and short courses.

Embedding sustainability in education

We are committed to ensuring our students develop their understanding of the consequences their actions can have on the planet and future generations. We offer a free extracurricular course students can take to get an in-depth understanding of issues affecting the sustainability of our planet.

Our staff members

Professor Angela Druckman

Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability, and Professor of Sustainable Consumption and Production

Angela Druckman is Professor of Sustainable Consumption and Production at the University of Surrey, where she is Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability.  She also leads on education for sustainability for the University, chairing the Sustainability in the Curriculum Working Group, and being a member of the Executive Sustainability Stee...
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Prosperity matters

The Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) is an ESRC funded multi-institutional research centre, directed by Professor Tim Jackson. Their vision is to help humans live a better, healthier more prosperous life by looking at the economic, social, political and philosophical areas that will get us there.

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Today @ZeroGuildford had their grand opening! @Zoe_M_Harris gave a presentation on urban agriculture and our MSc st… https://t.co/6ABgZQ7uuk
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Great to see @Zoe_M_Harris and Erica Russell representing @CES_Surrey as part of the #ESRCFestival last week #COP26https://t.co/XOoRzL76Zp
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Latest blog posts


How much does a heat pump actually cost?

Are Ground Source Heat Pumps or Air Source Heat Pumps the future of UK home heating systems? What is...


Follow the Money—how careless finance is ruining social care

Following the money that flows through the social care system, a new CUSP paper demonstrates how private...

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Centre for Environment and Sustainability
Arthur C Clarke building, Floor 2
University of Surrey