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  • Panel discussion as part of Fashion Revolution Week 2018, L-R: Zephyrine Barbarachild, Sarah Corbett (Craftivist), Prof Imogen Tyler (Lancaster University), Victoria Frausin (Lancaster Sewing Café), Amy Benstead (University of Manchester), Anna Skodbo (Phannatiq), Prof Alan Rice (UCLAN)

    Fashion Revolution!

    The week of 23rd to 29th April 2018 we joined the forces of students, academia and the local community to bring Fashion Revolution Week 2018 to Lancaster!

  • Pentland in the news 3

    The Arctic is sending us a powerful message about climate change. It’s time for us to listen

    Jennifer Francis, Jeremy Wilkinson & Gail Whiteman outline how recent weather conditions are connected to how the Arctic is being affected by climate change.

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    Why scientists have modelled the climate right up to the year 2300

    Dmitry Yumashev writes for The Conversation about the importance of climate modelling.

  • LUMS students at WBCSD Mexico City Oct 2017

    Flying High for Sustainable Development

    Darren Axe, Environmental Projects Coordinator, Lancaster University Students’ Union talks about balancing the ethical dilemmas that sustainability alerts us to and his trip to the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) meeting in Mexico City with the Pentland Centre.

  • Musicians in Fiji Pavilion at COP23, Bonn, Nov 2017

    COP23: Uniting for Climate Action

    In November 2017 I had the opportunity to participate at the 23rd world climate conference as a volunteer for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

  • Attendees at Malaysia Springboard GCRF workshop Nov 2017 at Sunway

    Digital Economy, Inclusive Growth and Ethical supply chains

    The Pentland Centre has prepared itself for South East Asia research & engagement on sustainable cities.

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    Introducing Marta

    Hello, I am Marta Ferri and I have just started my first year of a PhD in Organisation, Work and Technology at LUMS.

  • An urban green space - Sheep Meadow, Central Park, New York.  By Richard Allaway. Available to reuse with modification via Flickr/Google images

    Introducing Roisin

    Hello, my name's Roisin O'Riordan, and I’m delighted to have joined the Pentland Centre where I’ve just started a PhD in Ecosystem Services from urban soils.

  • Pentland Brands marketing image of colourful cotton reels

    Auditing Modern Slavery

    As part of my PhD research, I have had the amazing opportunity to travel with Pentland Brands to Thailand to conduct an in-depth audit focusing specifically on modern slavery detection.

  • Saving the world with three simple steps: Unity, Open-mindedness and Collaboration

    Our planet is constantly in distress. With continuous conflict, poverty, inequality and lack of resources, we are struggling to continue with life, as we know it on Earth. Humanity has been lost and people are acting with only their individual needs in mind. We need to unite as one body to make a change.