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Jonathan Ritson & Libby Peake
Article
March 2020

environmental SCIENTIST | The World Wakes up to Waste | February 2020


Jonathan Ritson and Libby Peake report on the contaminants in food packaging and what needs to be done to reduce them.


Food contact...

Natalie Cheung
Video
March 2020

STEM Ambassadors come from a wide range of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) related jobs and disciplines across the UK volunteering their time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value and career opportunities. You can become a STEM Ambassador...

Professor Chris Rapley CBE
Video
March 2020

After decades of warnings, Climate Change is beginning to bite. Fires, floods, storms and the impacts of sea level rise are becoming the commonplace backdrop of daily life. Yet the collective human response remains muted. Some people, including senior political figures, persist in denying the...

Jeremy Haggar
Video
February 2020

Across different coffee production systems there are multiple interactions and trade-offs between productivity, carbon footprint, biodiversity and resilience. Sustainability certifications such as Organic, Fairtrade and Rainforest Alliance aim to compensate or recognise the investments by...

Sheryl Lee
Video
February 2020

The IES celebrates the International Day of Women and Girls in Science with Sheryl Lee, PhD student and Research Assistant at Manchester Metropolitan University. 


Throughout this webinar, Sheryl gives an insight into her PhD thesis 'Educational interventions to improve...

Seamus Lefroy-Brooks
Video
February 2020

The National Quality Mark Scheme (NQMS) for Land Contamination Management is a scheme that has been developed by the National Brownfield Forum to provide visible identification of documents that have been checked by a Suitably Qualified Person (SQP).


Seamus Lefroy-Brooks, ​chair of...

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