At the core of BU is education and research, and we are making great strides in ensuring that this work contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, which work to create a better world by ending poverty, fighting inequality and addressing the urgency of climate change. See below how we embed sustainability in our curriculum and opportunities for you to use your projects and research to get involved.
What is Education for Sustainable Development?
How do we lead on ESD at BU?
How do we embed ESD at BU?
How do I get involved in ESD at BU?
Moving forward to net zero
'Living Labs' are collaborative projects and research completed by students and academic staff that work to improve the sustainability of our university. They address a real-world concept within our university collaboratively with shared expertise from staff across the university and are a fantastic opportunity to enhance your skills, increase connections throughout the university, and to directly support our sustainability vision.
Topics and themes might focus on transport, biodiversity, energy, waste, food, behaviour change, wellbeing, the built environment, consumption patterns, culture... If your project or research could help improve the University's environmental sustainability, we would love to hear from you.
See below for more information on Living Labs and potential project ideas, or email the Sustainability Team at [email protected] to get involved.