Environmental sustainability and resilience
Our research addresses the unprecedented global challenges of ensuring food security, the increasing demand for energy and water, and preventing environmental degradation - all in the face of climate change. By collaborating widely and working across disciplines, researchers at York are helping to shape a more sustainable future for us all.
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Sue Hartley is Professor of Ecology in the Department of Biology and founding Director of the York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI), a leading centre for interdisciplinary environmental research. Her work focuses on the interactions between plants and other organisms.