STACEES is the St Andrews Network for Climate, Energy, Environment and Sustainability. We are a vibrant and diverse community of researchers based at the University of St Andrews, where we launched in April 2021.

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  • Digitalisation and Sustainability at Home

    Digitalisation and Sustainability at Home

    24 May 2022, 11:00 to 12:00. Research seminar. Speaker: Dr Louise Reid (School of Geography & Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews) Abstract In November 2021, the United Nations Environment Programme published an Early Warning, Emerging Issues and Futures paper highlighting the growing environmental footprint of digitalisation, specifically the increase in energy demand, impacts from minerals and … Read more


  • Communicating Climate through Arts

    Communicating Climate through Arts

    29 April 2022, 12:00 to 13:00. Research seminar. Speakers: Olivia Booker and Claudia Lubao (PhD candidates, University of St Andrews) Abstracts Claudia Lubao (PhD candidate, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences)‘The act of Musicalizing in Tanzania’This talk focuses on how popular music can be used as one of the strategies to change, mitigate and raise … Read more


  • Environmental Humanities @ St Andrews workshop: our contributions to climate research

    Environmental Humanities @ St Andrews workshop: our contributions to climate research

    18 March 2022, 10:00-12:00. STACEES and the Scottish Arts and Humanities Alliance (SAHA)* warmly invite members of the University of St Andrews research community working on or with an interest in the environmental humanities to join us for this virtual workshop. Participation is welcomed from all career stages, including students. Colleagues and students who do … Read more


  • STACEES @ Sustainability Fayre

    STACEES @ Sustainability Fayre

    11 February 2022, 13:00 to 15:00.  STACEES participated with a stall at the Sustainability Fayre in the Large Rehearsal Room in the Union. Hosted by The Environment Subcommittee and Transition, the fayre’s goal was to equip students/attendees with the knowledge or practice of how to integrate an aspect of sustainability into their everyday lives.


  • Land Management in Scotland – From Urban Deer to Wind Energy

    Land Management in Scotland – From Urban Deer to Wind Energy

    7 December 2021, 11:00 to 12:00. Research seminar. Speakers: Jessica Hogan and Abi Whitefield (PhD candidates, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews) Abstracts Jessica Hogan – Worldwide, countries have turned to renewables in order to meet international climate change agreements. However, renewables like wind energy often face opposition by local communities which can … Read more