Sustainability is one of the University’s thematic priorities with sustainability being one of our first research themes, launched in late 2016.

Sustainability Research Theme

Various topic areas form the basis of the whole of the Sustainability Research Theme and represent areas in which Surrey’s capabilities will continue to be developed, these include:

  • Life cycle assessment
  • Food, energy and water
  • Climate change science
  • Sustainable living and behaviour
  • Policy development and governance
  • Pollution management and mitigation. 

Sustainability research centres

Sustainability research is a vital part of research activity across the University.