Showcasing our 2022 Winners, Highly Commended and Finalists

The Green Gown Awards UK & Ireland, in association with UKRI, are delighted to present the results of the prestigious Green Gown Awards 2022. 

Winners were announced at the Green Gown Awards Ceremony which will took place at Loughborough University on 8 November 2022.

“Congratulations to the winners of the Green Gown Awards whose projects are making valuable contributions to sustainability initiatives across the higher education sector. Together we can make a difference and help research and innovation reach net zero. Alison Robinson, NERC Deputy Executive Chair and Director of Business Delivery & Insight, part of UKRI

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Finalists at a Glance (list view).

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2030 Climate Action

Sponsored by   The Energy Consortium

Winner

Borders College

Borders College

Our sustainability journey

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Winner

De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Campus, City, Community – A holistic approach to carbon management

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Highly Commended

Gloucestershire College

Gloucestershire College

GCZero

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Finalist

Keele University

Keele University

IT’s Sustainable!: How Keele University are making their IT services more environmentally sustainable and responding to the Climate Emergency

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Finalist

King’s College London

King’s College London

King’s CAN: Co-creating climate action

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Finalist

Plymouth Marjon University

Plymouth Marjon University

MarjonZero

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Finalist

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

Engineering the future

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Benefitting Society

Winner

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Seeing dementia through their eyes (Living with Dementia)

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Highly Commended

University of Derby

University of Derby

DE-Carbonise

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Highly Commended

University of Plymouth

University of Plymouth

Addressing systemic barriers to accessing dental care for those experiencing homelessness

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Finalist

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

ReGo

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Finalist

North East Scotland College

North East Scotland College

Community heat and power partnership

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Building Back Better

Sponsored by   Scottish Funding Council

Winner

De Montfort University

De Montfort University

DMU global online learning

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Finalist

The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham

The world’s first Micro Prospectus

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Finalist

University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Choose your way

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Campus Health, Food and Drink

Winner

Fircroft College of Adult Education

Fircroft College of Adult Education

Catering function migration – From meat to wheat

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Highly Commended

University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Source – Ethical and sustainable food practices at the centre of campus life

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Highly Commended

University of Reading

University of Reading

Giving Food More Thought™

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Finalist

Durham University

Durham University

The Ugly Fruit Group

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Finalist

Solent University

Solent University

Cooked fresh

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Finalist

The University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield

State of the art Stainless Steel milk churns

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Finalist

University of Chester

University of Chester

Ready, Reset, Reuse, Go!

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Finalist

University of Worcester

University of Worcester

The Worcester Way to a healthy campus

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Sustainability

Winner

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

Green Skills for Jobs and Entrepreneurship

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Highly Commended

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

A climate justice focus on gender and mental health

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Finalist

University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

Enactus - St Andrews Wise Community

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Finalist

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Accessibility and Equality through digital learning

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Money for Good

Winner

University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Banking on a better future: Collaborative climate engagement with the banking sector

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Highly Commended

University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Supporting local action for a better Edinburgh

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Finalist

Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast

The Big Loop Bike Hub at Queen’s University Belfast

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Finalist

University College Cork

University College Cork

Investing in a sustainable future

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Next Generation Learning & Skills

Winner

Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Crossing borders to dismantle the boundary stones

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Winner

Reaseheath College

Reaseheath College

Collaboration: Field to fork project - schools

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Highly Commended

University of Reading

University of Reading

Climate in the Classroom. Leading transformation of climate education in UK schools and colleges

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Finalist

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University

Carbon Literacy for Universities & Colleges Toolkits

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Finalist

University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Sustainability Champions

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Reporting with Influence

Sponsored by   Hillside Environmental Services

Winner

Falmouth University

Falmouth University

Following the launch of our Sustainability Policy in 2020, we published our first annual sustainability report later in the same year. This September, we’ll be producing our third.

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Finalist

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

The Education for Sustainability Transformation (EST) Progress Report gathers evidence drawn from activities that have taken, are taking place, or are in preparation across LCF towards education that is based on principles of ecological and social equity.

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Finalist

University of Oxford

University of Oxford

In 2021, Oxford University adopted a world-leading Environmental Sustainability Strategy, which committed it to both Net Zero carbon emissions and Net Gain in biodiversity by 2035.

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Research with Impact - Institution

Winner

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Cool Farm Tool - Cropping global emissions from agriculture

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Highly Commended

The University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham

The Trent Basin Community Energy Scheme

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Highly Commended

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

The Lighthouse Field Station: Navigating marine species protection in the era of renewable energy

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Finalist

University College Cork

University College Cork

Corca Dhuibhne 2030 - Dingle Peninsula 2030

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Finalist

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Making ends meet - Transforming the readymade garment industry with sustainability accounting

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Finalist

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Sharing the benefits of the Ocean

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Finalist

University of Plymouth

University of Plymouth

CobBauge: Constructing a low carbon future

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Finalist

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

Sustainable building today for a better tomorrow

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Finalist

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

UMBRELLA AQ: Developing a dense air quality network to improve health, transport and planning policy

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Research with Impact - Student

Winner

Jiacheng Sun

Jiacheng Sun

University of Edinburgh

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Highly Commended

Joseph Fitzpatrick Ireland

Joseph Fitzpatrick Ireland

Queen’s University Belfast

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Highly Commended

Rupert Gale

Rupert Gale

University of the West of England, Bristol

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Student Engagement

Winner

University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

Strathclyde’s Climate Education Kick-Off

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Highly Commended

Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University

Bucks New Usage

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Highly Commended

Edinburgh College Students’ Association

Edinburgh College Students’ Association

Edinburgh College Students’ Association Go Green

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Finalist

City of Glasgow College

City of Glasgow College

COP26 A Better Tomorrow Competition

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Finalist

Durham University

Durham University

Greenspace Movement - Together we can make a difference

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Finalist

Falmouth University

Falmouth University

Changing the University culture to accelerate sustainability

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Finalist

Lancaster University

Lancaster University

ECOWoods: Growing a future

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Finalist

University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Green Futures student solutions

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Finalist

University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Innocence Project London

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Finalist

University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Earth to Leicester Law School

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Finalist

University of London

University of London

Reduce the Juice: Connect

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Sustainability Champion - Staff

Sponsored by   Salix Finance

Winner

Lee Hibbett

Lee Hibbett

The University of Nottingham

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Highly Commended

Dr Verity Jones, Associate Professor

Dr Verity Jones, Associate Professor

University of the West of England, Bristol

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Highly Commended

Professor Prathivadi Anand

Professor Prathivadi Anand

University of Bradford

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Finalist

Caroline Harris

Caroline Harris

Cranfield University

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Finalist

Chris Macdonald

Chris Macdonald

University of Cambridge

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Finalist

Darren Axe

Darren Axe

Lancaster University

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Finalist

Fatima Wang

Fatima Wang

King’s College London

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Sustainability Champion - Student

Sponsored by  

Winner

Carlos Shanka Boissy Diaz

Carlos Shanka Boissy Diaz

University of Bristol

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Highly Commended

Anastasia Sofia Semaan

Anastasia Sofia Semaan

Canterbury Christ Church University

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Finalist

Clarisse Mace

Clarisse Mace

King’s College London

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Finalist

Odara Medagedara

Odara Medagedara

University of Edinburgh

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Tomorrow's Employees

Winner

York St John University

York St John University

Living Labs: Air quality - Learning at the Junction

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Highly Commended

University of Leicester

University of Leicester

Upskilling students to support Innovation for Good

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Highly Commended

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

Sustainable Global Public Health: A module of learning for undergraduate nursing students

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Finalist

Harrogate College

Harrogate College

Feedback driven curriculums brought to life through collaboration: Embedding sustainability and excelling in retrofit provision

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Finalist

Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Enhancing graduate employability through embracing sustainability

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Finalist

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Sustainability Transitions - Feeding the demand for sustainability literate leaders

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Finalist

University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

Empowering ChangeMakers

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