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


Creating a buzz about the nexus!

Thursday 11 December 2014

The development sector is no stranger to buzzwords; it might even be one of the biggest producers of them. Once a buzzword catches on, it tends to have a life of its own. “Nexus” is a case in point.

Understanding the positive and negative ‘hot spots’ in the city that impact on older people’s mobility

Wednesday 1 October 2014

Older people living in cities could enjoy better quality of life thanks to new research that brings them together with the next generation of urban designers and charts their emotional responses to their surroundings.