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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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The role of bioenergy in Africa

The role of bioenergy in Africa

02 October 2014

Biomass is the main source of energy for most of southern Africa, but the rationale for bioenergy development differs from that in most developed countries.
Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL ISR and UCL-Energy

Join us: Three lecturer positions open at UCL ISR and UCL-Energy

25 September 2014

The UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources and the UCL Energy Institute are partner institutes with over 18 faculty, 50 research staff, 40 PhDs and 80 Masters students. With a research portfolio over £35m ...
Resources:Framed Competition 2014 Results

Resources:Framed Competition 2014 Results

Returning for a second year, the "Resources: Framed" Photography Competition 2014 is an annual competition open to all UCL staff and students with entries this year shortlisted by a panel led by Mark ...
Landmark Study of Natural Capital Law and Policy launched at World Summit of Legislators

Landmark Study of Natural Capital Law and Policy launched at World Summit of Legislators

UCL report identifies legal and policy options for natural capital accounting; finds that global efforts to develop natural capital accounts depend on continued cooperation at national and international levels.
A warm welcome to Professor Michael Grubb

A warm welcome to Professor Michael Grubb

It is with great pleasure that we formally welcome Prof Michael Grubb to the ISR team. 

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After Sustainability: life beyond the end of pretending?

After Sustainability: life beyond the end of pretending?

09 October 2014

Join at UCL ISR for this special seminar introducing John Foster's new book 'After Sustainability'
Stewardship for Planet Earth: Sustainable Resources & Governance – Evidence, Challenges and Solutions

Stewardship for Planet Earth: Sustainable Resources & Governance – Evidence, Challenges and Solutions

06 - 07 November 2014

Image courtesy of Petra Dimmers, UCL Consultants as part of the ISR 2014 Photo Competition