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Sarah Hills

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Sustainable food cities: Phase 2 evaluation, scoping research (2017)
Report
Hills, S., & Jones, M. (2017). Sustainable food cities: Phase 2 evaluation, scoping research

This report summarises findings from the baseline evaluation Sustainable Food Cities (SFC) Phase 2 programme, which runs from 2016 to 2019. This is based on a small study consisting of semi-structured interviews with representatives from eight urban... Read More about Sustainable food cities: Phase 2 evaluation, scoping research.

Insights into responsible education for sustainable development: The case of UWE, Bristol (2017)
Journal Article
Cicmil, S., Gough, G., & Hills, S. (2017). Insights into responsible education for sustainable development: The case of UWE, Bristol. International Journal of Management Education, 15(2), 293-305. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijme.2017.03.002

© 2017 Elsevier Ltd In this paper, we argue that it is opportune to revisit profound questions about the purpose, nature and value of higher education in society at a juncture where the context of higher education has been significantly influenced by... Read More about Insights into responsible education for sustainable development: The case of UWE, Bristol.

Partnerships for ESD: Exploring UWE, Bristol’s integrated approach to engaging audiences in ESD (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Bigg, M., Gough, G., Brooks, I., Darwen, J., Hills, S., …Colley, R. (2016, May). Partnerships for ESD: Exploring UWE, Bristol’s integrated approach to engaging audiences in ESD. Presented at EAUC 20th Annual Conference

Workshop exploring the various engagement strategies used by UWE to encourage whole institution action in support of sustainability

UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 - Activities portfolio (supporting document for UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue) (2016)
Report
Gough, G., Longhurst, J., Putterill, T., Harris, V., Smart, D., Holmes, I., …Idle, J. (2016). UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 - Activities portfolio (supporting document for UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue)

This Activities Portfolio details projects, events and initiatives which represent the work of hundreds of UWE staff and students during Bristol's year as European Green Capital in 2015. It is the working file to accompany the UWE Green Capital 2015... Read More about UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 - Activities portfolio (supporting document for UWE Celebrating Bristol Green Capital 2015 activities catalogue).

Embedding the expectations of the Quality Assurance Agency – Higher Education Academy Guidance on Education for Sustainable Development in the institutional Quality Management and Enhancement Framework of UWE, Bristol (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Longhurst, J., Gough, G., & Hills, S. (2015, January). Embedding the expectations of the Quality Assurance Agency – Higher Education Academy Guidance on Education for Sustainable Development in the institutional Quality Management and Enhancement Framework of UWE, Bristol. Presented at Sustainability in Higher Education: Achievements and Prospects

Developing a holistic approach to implementing education for sustainable development across a higher educational institute: A longitudinal study of the University of the West of England, Bristol (2014)
Book Chapter
Longhurst, J., Gough, G., Hills, S., & Grant, M. (2014). Developing a holistic approach to implementing education for sustainable development across a higher educational institute: A longitudinal study of the University of the West of England, Bristol. In M. Leah Filho, U. Azeiteiro, S. Caeiro, & F. Alves (Eds.), Integrating Sustainability Thinking in Science and Engineering Curricula: Innovative Approaches, Methods and Tools, 527-542. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09474-8

Over the last 20 years the University of the West of England (UWE) has developed policy, strategy and plans to address its environmental and sustainability impacts. The University identifies its role in education for sustainable development (ESD) as... Read More about Developing a holistic approach to implementing education for sustainable development across a higher educational institute: A longitudinal study of the University of the West of England, Bristol.

Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts (2012)
Journal Article
Evans, S., Hills, S., & Orme, J. (2012). Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts. British Journal of Social Work, 42(4), 744-764. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcr108

This article opens a debate on how to make social care in England more sustainable in the context of environmental, social and economic changes. Based on an innovative research project commissioned by the Department of Health through the Social Care... Read More about Doing more for less? Developing sustainable systems of social care in the context of climate change and public spending cuts.

Private home, public cultural asset: The maintenance behaviour of listed building owner-occupiers (2006)
Journal Article
Hills, S., & Worthing, D. (2006). Private home, public cultural asset: The maintenance behaviour of listed building owner-occupiers. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment, 21(2), 203-213. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10901-006-9043-8

This article examines the maintenance behaviour of listed building owner-occupiers. In particular it evaluates the degree to which owners are aware of and undertake maintenance of their building from a conservation perspective, which emphasises maxim... Read More about Private home, public cultural asset: The maintenance behaviour of listed building owner-occupiers.

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