From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Steve Martin
Blog
January 2017

Universities are facing increasing pressures to change the educational programmes they offer in order to make graduates fit for future citizenship and employment in the 21st Century. The impetus for radical re-purposing of universities comes from a complex array of contemporary issues,...

Simon Pascoe
Video
December 2016

Since the EU referendum result was announced, focus within the sector has been on how Brexit may affect the environment in terms of legislation and regulation. There has been less focus on a vital area for environmental scientists; what happens to science ...

Chris Walkinshaw
Blog
December 2016

The widespread pollution of our marine environment by waste plastics has become a familiar feature of our everyday lives. Go on a walk along the beach anywhere from the UK to the most remote pacific islands,...

Robert Ashcroft
Blog
November 2016

Although the days preceding Philip Hammond’s first Autumn Statement were characterised by a series of leaks and early announcements, as the Government’s first formal budget update since the...

Andrea Crump
Video
November 2016

Circular economy is an alternative to the traditional linear model in which products are made, used and disposed of. In contrast, the circular economy model aims to recognise value and eliminate waste by maintaining products, using them for longer, and using waste from one product to maintain...

Alyssa Gilbert
Blog
September 2016

There is no doubt that the end of June brought quite remarkable political times to the UK. One of these remarkable events was the Government’s endorsement of the fifth carbon budget, right in the middle of a political leadership debacle. The...

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Getting to the heart of the issue

On these pages researchers, professionals and members of the IES team provide in depth analysis of news stories, topical issues and emerging science.

A wide range of analysis will appear on this page, but our main themes for 2017 will include:

  • Environmental policy after Brexit
  • The new IES strategy
  • Diversity & inclusion

​If you feel you can contribute to these themes, please get in touch.

Who to contact

Paddy Fowler

Publications Officer

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