Author Archives: Sally

About Sally

My research interests lie in sustainable development and innovation solutions to address urban challenges. I have an extensive research record examining innovation processes associated with the design, use, impact and evaluation of new technologies in different contexts. Have also worked significantly to support innovation and enterprise in SMEs. Have strong interests in the design of web-tools and resources which led to development of educational tools to support innovation, enterprise and sustainability.

Blended Learning and Sustainable Development

Delighted to announce the publication of a new book chapter on “Blended Learning and Sustainable Development.” The concept of blended learning has its origins in the 1960’s when new options for technology-mediated education became available to complement conventional approaches to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Higher Education Systems

Delighted to announce the publication of a new book chapter on “Sustainable Higher Education Systems” Higher Education (HE) systems comprise institutions whose function is to support, develop and deliver teaching and learning at post-secondary or tertiary level. Many HE institutions … Continue reading

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Design, Development and Impact of Sustainability Website Resources

More than ten years ago, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) funded the design, development and launch of Soil-Net, an innovative, open, online soil education website resource to support school curricula. Soil science has been under-represented in … Continue reading

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SusTEACH Outstanding Paper 2016: Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence

SusTEACH paper selected as the Outstanding Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Caird, S. Lane, A. Swithenby, E. Roy, R. and Potter, S. (2015) ‘Design of higher education teaching models and carbon impacts’. International Journal of … Continue reading

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SusTEACH publications list

Here is the full list of publications that have been recently published or are in press, based on the SusTEACH project thinking, research findings, toolkit development and applications. Caird, S. Lane, A. and Swithenby, E. (2013). ICTs and the design … Continue reading

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Update on publications

Good news – new publication in the International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education Caird, S. Lane, A. Swithenby, E. Roy, R. and Potter, S. (2015) ‘Design of higher education teaching models and carbon impacts’. International Journal of Sustainability in … Continue reading

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The Conversation – Plug the university finance gap by turning teaching greener

As students take to the streets calling for free higher education, a spotlight is being shone again on the sustainability of England’s higher education system. While much of the debate centres around financial sustainability if universities did more to become … Continue reading

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Further updates on publications

We are working on a number of publications that have been recently published or are in press, based on the SusTEACH project thinking, research findings, toolkit development and applications. Caird, S. Lane, A. and Swithenby, E. (2013). ICTs and the … Continue reading

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Update on publications

We are working on a number of publications that have been recently published or are in press, based on the SusTEACH project thinking, research findings, toolkit development and applications. Caird, S. Lane, A. and Swithenby, E. (2013). ICTs and the … Continue reading

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Further news on research publications

We are delighted to announce several forthcoming research publications based on the SusTEACH project. We are publishing a book chapter in the edited book ‘Sustainability Assessment Tools in Higher Education’ this November 2013. Caird, S.; Lane, A. and Swithenby, E. … Continue reading

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