Sustainability database

People

Ms Lucy Millard

Environmental Sustainability Manager

One of the University's growing number of Sustainability Enthusiasts. Find out more about the initiative here.

Lucy is the University Living Lab Estates and Facilities contact, and part of the original ULL team along with James Evans, Andrew Karvonen and Ross Jones.

Specialties: environmental management in higher education sector, carbon management, behaviour change, real life application of academic research, environmental sustainability strategy, living laboratory research.

Division: 
Professional Support Services
Sustainability enthusiast?: 
Yes
Interdisciplinary themes: 
Buildings
Engagement
Environment

Connections

Research

Think Sustainability

Behaviour change project to raise awareness of sustainability issues with students and staff at the University of Manchester.

http://www.sustainability.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/guide

Research

University Living Lab

To utilise 'Living Lab' principles to facilitate enhanced collaboration between UoM Estates and Researchers on campus sustainability projects.

 

Operation

Energy: Thermal efficiency improvements

Over half a million invested in Revolving Green Fund projects, saving 800t co2 per year. New jobs for Carbon Reduction Technicians. CHP project being developed. Building surveys. Eco-friendly food storage trial.

Operation

Bioblitz

Engagement with wider community. Collaboration with a local organisation to promote the re-use of items for educational projects. Focus on bringing the university and the community together on environmental issues. Collaboration with Manchester Museum.

Operation

Engagement with Students' Union

Regular dialogue with Students' Union on sustainability issues. 30 students trained at environmental auditors. Student reps on all environmental sustainability committees.

Operation

Dedicated sustainability section in department strategy

Low carbon transition strongly emphasised. 5 members on the Environmental Sustainability team. Two Green Impact teams. Plan for directorate-wide Environment Group which will sustantially increase the number of enthusiasts and teams.

Operation

Auditing business travel to reduce carbon footprint

Calculating fleet carbon emissions at present. Electric vehicle purchased. Egencia travel booking system is use.