Our research is rooted in engineering, but spans the disciplinary boundaries of our own subject and connects to all the other disciplines involved in bringing about a world in which we use less. As well as engineering, members of our team come from backgrounds in chemistry, economics, geography, the social sciences and environment management. And our work isn’t carried out in isolation. We’re well connected in industry, in policy, and to other universities across the world. We know that we can only have the impact we want if our work is integrated into the evolving thinking of colleagues in other places and contexts.
This is reflected in our research themes. Across these themes we have around 20 current projects, which involve partnerships with dozens of partner companies, government departments and institutions, and other research organisations.