Suffolk Sustainability Institute

The Suffolk Sustainability Institute (SSI) is a collaboration between the University of Suffolk and Suffolk County Council. The Institute will provide consultancy, and research; supporting innovation and enabling knowledge transfer and skills development for business, community, policy and place makers, in Suffolk and through UK wide established networks, building a knowledge base that has clear benefit to its partners.

The Institute will provide a regional centre of excellence for transforming, and supporting a constant dynamic progression towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition to accessing quality research, external partners will benefit from a physical hub for sectoral or cross‐sectoral exchange within the five key themes defined as follows:

Sustainable Business


The Built Environment

Wildlife, Ecology, and Conservation

Green Information Technology

Sustainability Institute Themes

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The Suffolk Sustainability Institute (SSI) will provide a regional centre of excellence.


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Current and emerging projects to be brought within the Suffolk Sustainability Institute.

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Case Studies

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Researchers and Publications

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Professor Nic Bury's research interests are primarily covered by the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 14 and 15 and includes aquatic toxicology, stress physiology and environmental monitoring. He supports the 3Rs (refinement, reduction and replacement) approach in animal resea...

Justine has been an environmental professional for over 20 years; starting her career as a fast track graduate within the Ministry of Defence and later running her own environmental consultancy assisting blue chip companies, SME's and public sector organisations. Justine is currentl...

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