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Ana Perez, Senior Lecturer BA (Hons) Fashion Branding with Communication, works with undergraduate students to unpick fashion sustainability issues and their effect on consumer behaviour. To reduce resource use and extend the use of garments, Undergraduate students on the Fashion Branding and Communication course at Leeds Arts University trialled a an...

The research project Making Circular Economy More Attractive for People on Middle Incomes in Yorkshire and the Humber is looking for participants to complete a survey of 7-10 minutes. This research project aims to explore and investigate the behavioural factors that affect the engagement of people on middle incomes in Yorkshire...

Sustainability Placement Student Bobi Steel considers how circularity principles could improve sustainable practices among students, staff and visitors to the University. Bobi is an MSc Sustainability and Consultancy student from the University of Leeds is currently undertaking a research project at Leeds Arts University. The project is looking to discover ways...

The Yorkshire Circular Lab has partnered up with NERC Panorama for a funded research experience placement in the Yorkshire Circular Lab. The placement will take place during the summer of 2022. The Yorkshire Circular Lab is looking for support to map social enterprises that are active in the circular economy...

Dr John Lever, University of Huddersfield will speak at a Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) webinar on 22 June 2022 at 12:00-12:40hrs on findings from research that explored the potential for circular food economies. Drawing on collaborative research in West Yorkshire involving Huddersfield and Leeds universities via the Yorkshire...

The Lab is excited to welcome a visiting researcher to investigate how circular economy initiatives can attract a broader range of people. In this news item, Nashat Alhalabi introduces himself and his study:  I’m Nashat Alhalabi and I’m a post graduate student at the University of Leeds studying for a...

A University of Leeds public engagement event on 7 May has provided an opportunity for researchers to understand how children and adults view climate solutions. Members of the team from Leeds Climate Commission joined University of Leeds colleagues for Be Curious, the University’s annual research open event, which showcases how research...

Communities in the Yorkshire and the Humber region call on local government to involve them more closely in the development of a circular economy. A summary from a policy session that was held at the Yorkshire Circular Economy Festival 2022 outlines how communities want to be involved by local governments and...

An interactive map launched at the first Yorkshire Circular Economy Festival 2022 revealed that circular economy initiatives are widespread in Yorkshire and the Humber. Community-led initiatives, such as repair cafes, food banks and libraries of stuff, play a key role in climate action while establishing more equitable and inclusive communities....