Special Interest Group

The School of Health Science’s Sustainability Special Interest Group (SIG) welcomes membership from anyone with an interest in sustainability including:  academic staff, administrative staff, clinical skills technicians, students, researchers, and partners and service users from health and social care organisations.


The Sustainability Special Interest Group meets regularly throughout each academic year with an aim to:

  • Establish sustainable learning and teaching in the School
  • Embed sustainability within the curriculum of all courses delivered by the School
  • Enable research into sustainability in health and social care settings

Sustainability Special Interest Group meetings – more info and previous minutes.


Click here for a video of Harriet-Dean Orange speaking at the national RCN Congress about the difference between sustainability and austerity – Harriet is a member of the Special Interest Group as a student representative while studying on the BSc (Hons) Acute Clinical Practice course.  She is a registered nurse working in theatres at Royal Sussex County Hospital (Brighton) and is also a sustainability ambassador for the South Region Sustainability and Health Network


If anyone is interested in joining the Sustainability Special Interest Group or has comments and suggestions, please do be in touch: