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 York at COP21

To highlight the issue of climate change and the conference taking place in Paris (COP21), senior researcher Kevin Hicks has recorded a song "What'ya Gonna Do With Your CO2" with his band the Eclectic Sparks. This forms part of the For the Love of Yorkshire climate festival. Find out more here.


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

Click here to view our currrent vacancies


SEI maintains No. 2 ranking in 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index

Thursday 4 February 2016

For the third year in a row, SEI has been ranked as the second most influential think tank in the world in a survey by the University of Pennsylvania Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTSCP).

York researcher contributes to global ozone assessment

Monday 25 January 2016

Workshop in Beijing to review scientific findings