Our research updates pages aims to showcase the breadth of research around Sustainability across the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow, and aid in creating a collaborative research culture. We feature reflective blogs, new grant announcements, ongoing research projects, summaries of workshops or events, and more. If you have something you would like us to share, please email email@example.com.
Thu, 16 Nov 2023 13:51:00 GMT
Glasgow Water Cluster member Professor Jude Robinson examines the critical issues of water, waste, and the disparities that exist in these domains. Her work extends from the United Kingdom to Africa, with a shared goal of enhancing water safety and ensuring access to secure water sources for all.
Mon, 29 Aug 2022 16:26:00 BST
The Dynamic Coast project (2015-17 and 2018 - 2021) was commissioned to support the Scottish Government and to provide a national evidence base on the extent and rate of coastal erosion in Scotland, taking into account the latest climate change predictions for sea level rise. The work highlighted the areas at highest risk of coastal erosion to allow targeted responses by national and local government to address future risk and provided key strategic recommendations for Scottish Government.
Wed, 03 Aug 2022 16:26:00 BST
Climate change is causing extreme weather events such as extreme rainfall and flooding to become more frequent and more severe. Some communities are more at risk such events than others, for example in poorer neighbourhoods in Brazil. Professor João de Porto de Albuquerque talks about the Waterproofing Data project, which is engaging Brazilian communities in the usage of flood-related data.
Thu, 07 Jul 2022 08:50:00 BST
In a busy world of pressing engagements, we often find it hard to carve out time to build relationships with different people and organisations. Dr Mia Perry writes about the importance of human relationships and connection in the world of research; how taking the time out to meet, chat, and connect with people, can change your outlook of your work and ultimately strengthen it and your sector.
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 16:37:00 GMT
Reusing and repairing single use and other plastics contributes to Net Zero by both reducing the manufacture of new products and the number of items that end up in waste disposal. However, the reuse and repair of plastics as part of the circular economy is not without challenge.
Thu, 10 Feb 2022 11:50:00 GMT
Nowadays, river deltas are spaces of high vulnerability due to the conjunction of hydro-meteorological and geophysical hazards, fragile ecosystems, social and economic demands, and the effects of human actions on the environment.