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Environmental Engineering, MSc Degree Programme

Environmental Engineering, MSc Degree Programme

Do you want to work for a better future? Our two-year Master’s Programme in Environmental Engineering – educates professionals whose work improves energy- and eco-efficiency – and minimises environmental pollution and the use of natural resources. Study with us – and become an expert in environmental engineering and circular economy. Environmental engineering is important – …

Helping concrete makers do more for the environment

Helping concrete makers do more for the environment

Concrete is the second-most used materials in the world, after water. Largely a non-renewable resource with a heavy environmental footprint, the race is on for industry to find a sustainable solution to cement production. The production of cement uses huge amounts of energy and resources. The production of one tonne of cement produces approx. one …

16th Century exercises in a modern environment

16th Century exercises in a modern environment

Hi, I’m Dr. Joan Fitzpatrick. I’m the senior lecturer in English here at Loughborough University and today we’re at the Holywell Fitness Centre to show you some sixteenth-century exercises from Thomas Elyot’s Castle of Health. The first exercise was delving especially in tough or heavy clay soil and by delving he meant digging. Other exercises …

Ken Gillingham on the Environment and Economics

Ken Gillingham on the Environment and Economics

I do research on environmental economics. I examine how policies can be better designed to be more effective and cost effective to reduce emissions and improve livelihoods. I’ve been very passionate about this issue going back to when I was a young child and I would go for hikes in mountains with my parents. I …

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Master of Environment and Climate Emergency: take the next step towards a sustainable future

Around the world, governments have begun to acknowledge a powerful movement that has been dubbed the climate emergency. But when issues are so varied, and of such magnitude, many are left wondering how to effectively respond. Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, is tackling the issue head-on by launching a new masters course in environment …