Safe, democratic and sustainable societies rely on the people in them being active, informed and engaged.
Under Professor Leila Choukroune's directorship, the Democratic Citizenship theme deals with issues of equality, citizenship and engagement.
Explore our features for a snapshot of our recent research work in the areas of sustainability and the environment.
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From tackling climate change and plastic pollution, to building green infrastructure and protecting the planet's ecological systems and biodiversity, our research is helping to secure the earth's future, at a time of real environmental danger.
Our research under this theme is helping make the world a better place – we're making significant breakthroughs, developing new technologies, and finding sustainable, cost-effective ways to transform our knowledge into action.
We're seeking to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments – by developing and testing new technologies in real settings, and working to understand the mechanisms underlying health and disease.