News and events from SEI York

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Friday 15 February 2019

Come and work for one of the leading environment policy think tanks.

SEI ranked second among world’s top environment policy think tanks

Monday 11 February 2019

For the sixth year in a row SEI is one of the top two think tanks in the world working on environment policy according to the Global Go To Think Tank Index.

GCRF Urban Disaster Risk Hub launched

Monday 4 February 2019

SEI to lead research into governance of decision making across four cities

Derwenthorpe - a sustainable development?

Friday 1 February 2019

Sustainable housing projects should rely less on resident behaviour to succeed

Major new project to address trade challenge

Wednesday 23 January 2019

New Hub to make trade a positive force for both marginalised people and nature conservation.

Green GB Week - what do the public think about climate change?

Monday 14 January 2019

Northern Universities collaboration gain valuable insights.

Launch of the Health in Urban Environments Event Series

Friday 11 January 2019

January marks the beginning of the University of York ‘Health in Urban Environments Event Series'.

£10M Centre for Anthropocene Biodiversity announced

Friday 11 January 2019

SEI excited to be part of new Centre

Air pollution triggers up to 33 million emergency room visits for asthma annually

Thursday 25 October 2018

Major new study quantifies the global burden of asthma linked to air pollution.

Sad loss of two dear colleagues

Wednesday 10 October 2018

SEI York pays tribute to Erik Willis and Mike Ashmore

Upcoming events


Exhibition: Air Pollution in Nairobi's Informal Settlements

Free exhibition including art, photography and mapping.


Air pollution: Local contexts, universal effects

Air pollution represents a global problem, contributing to chronic illness and mortality. This seminar will examine the cultural drivers of increased air pollution and state and community-based responses to the problem.