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 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.

 - Current Vacancies


Video - Science in the City: Urban Citizen Science

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Are 'hard to reach' groups hard to reach? Find out how SEI has worked with a range of different groups and communities on citizen science projects.

2nd GreenEconet Annual Conference

Friday 29 May 2015

How to grow a sustainable EU green economy through SMEs.



Webcast: SEI Seminar - Future mobility and the city

John will challenge the ‘mobility paradigm’ – the assumption that travelling further and faster is good for the economy and good for human progress. He will propose an alternative – the ‘accessibility paradigm’ – that is more intelligent, ethical, healthy, fiscally responsible and people centred.