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The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources (ISR) generates knowledge in the globally sustainable use of natural resources and trains the future leaders of this field. Our definition of resources is broad, and our research approach is equally inclusive, bringing together experts from across UCL. We are part of The Bartlett: UCL’s global faculty of the built environment.

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Resources:Framed Competition 2014

Resources:Framed Competition 2014

10 April 2014

The UCL ISR "Resources: Framed" Photography Competition has now closed.  The ISR team was overwhelmed by the number of entries for this years competition.
Research Catalyst Grants - Call for applications

Research Catalyst Grants - Call for applications

31 March 2014

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction (GCII) are seeking applications for grants of up to £10,000 from UCL staff, as part of the 2014 ‘Stewardship ...
UCL ISR and UCL-Energy Climate Week Blog 2014

UCL ISR and UCL-Energy Climate Week Blog 2014

From 3-9 March 2014, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and UCL Energy Institute staff and students will be blogging daily to celebrate Climate Week 2014.
Policies to green the economy must underpin
UK recovery: new report

Policies to green the economy must underpin UK recovery: new report

The UK urgently needs a green economic strategy to move towards low-carbon prosperity, resource security and environmental quality, says a new report published today by UCL’s Green Economy Policy Commission
ISR PhD Opportunities 2014/15

ISR PhD Opportunities 2014/15

UCL ISR is now offering two fully-funded (conditions apply) PhD studentships to begin in September 2014 to outstanding economics graduates, with the overall objective of adapting or constructing a global and UK macroeconomic ...

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UCL ISR Seminar Series: Addressing the joint challenges of climate change and food security

UCL ISR Seminar Series: Addressing the joint challenges of climate change and food security

22 May 2014

Professor Pete Smith, Professor of Soils and Global Change, University of Aberdeen will be presenting at our upcoming seminar in May.
UCL ISR Public Lecture: New Environmentalism and the Circular Economy

UCL ISR Public Lecture: New Environmentalism and the Circular Economy

16 June 2014

We are pleased to announce that Dr Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for Environment from the European Commission will be speaking at our summer public lecture.
UCL ISR Seminar Series: Mining’s contribution to sustainable development through the value chain of minerals & metals

UCL ISR Seminar Series: Mining’s contribution to sustainable development through the value chain of minerals & metals

19 June 2014


Ben Davies, Manager - Materials Stewardship, International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) will be presenting at our upcoming seminar in June.
Stewardship for Planet Earth: Intercultural communication for sustainable resources symposium

Stewardship for Planet Earth: Intercultural communication for sustainable resources symposium

05 - 06 November 2014

Climate change, unprecedented urbanisation, increasingly transnational flows of people, capital and materials are profoundly challenging the collective management of resources.  Stewardship is a way of responding to these challenges by invoking an ethics ...