Stockholm Environment Institute at York

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Welcome to SEI York

The Stockholm Environment Institute at York is one of the constituent centres of the Stockholm Environment Institute, an independent, international research organisation committed to the implementation of practices supportive of global sustainable development.

SEI conducts a comprehensive research, consulting and training programme which focuses on the links between the ecological, social and economic systems at global, regional and national and local levels.

The York centre is located within the Environment Department at the University.

SEI Annual Report 2015

SEI Annual Report 2015
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SEI is organised around four themes:


SEI at York have participated in a number of projects. An A-Z of projects is available.

Postgraduate Study at SEI

SEI York offers a number of opportunities to undertake postgraduate study.

Employment Opportunities

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Free online course: Sustainable Food Systems in South East Asia

Thursday 28 July 2016

How can food systems become more sustainable in the face of population growth, urbanization and environmental degradation?

Measure What Matters - What's needed to achieve the Global Goals

Tuesday 12 July 2016

A conference convened by HRH The Prince of Wales explored the vision for 2030, and shared practical examples of how different sectors are adopting the Global Goals, in particular focusing on ways to measure progress.



Mobility Mood and Place: Habitats for Happy and Healthy Ageing Conference

SEI's research on understanding the role of the urban environment on brain activity in older adults will be presented.