BSEER Green Champions win gold award for sustainability
14 July 2021
The BSEER Green Team led by Emily Jennings and Velvet Young were again awarded the top-level prize at UCL Sustainability Awards 2021.
Emily Jennings, Centre Manager of SEAHA CDT, and Velvet Young, Communications Administrator, won the Gold Award for the second year running at a virtual awards ceremony following their completion of Sustainable UCL’s Green Impact scheme.
The team received the award recognising ongoing commitment to improving the department’s environmental impact. The team’s most recent undertaking has been in keeping staff engaged and informed on sustainability policy and opportunities during the pandemic, as well as organising activities to promote sustainability and community within the department.
The ISH Heritage Science Labs' team, led by Dr Scott Orr and Dr Miriam Wright, were also awarded the Gold Sustainable Labs Award after completing the Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF), recognising sustainable laboratory practices that allow research to be conducted in a resource efficient and sustainable way.