Webinar Recording: Sustainability at scaleBackResources
8th September 2020
Part of the Aspect Annual Event 2020 webinar series, this session – Sustainability at scale: The role of social science research in building long-term solutions, which took place on the 7th September – explored how we work across disciplines and sectors to engage with sustainability at a micro and macro level. Featuring a broad range of research and practice at the University of Glasgow and associated partners, the presented approach strives towards a long-term and holistic approach to policy-making and planning for sustainability.
You can find the full recording of the webinar, and other resources from the session, below.
- Professor Jude Robinson – Professor in Health & Wellbeing & Deputy Head of College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow
- Dr Jill Robbie – Lecturer, School of Law, University of Glasgow
- Dr Mia Perry – Senior Lecturer in Community Development and Adult Education, School of Education, University of Glasgow
- Dr John Shi – Senior Lecturer in Hydrology, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow
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