Tag Archives: Sustainability

GreenTech: Give it a go

Join Team SY and the DMC for a full weekend event to explore innovative ideas for a more sustainable future.

Team SY and the Digital Media Centre (DMC) are bringing together creative minds from across the region to innovate and develop solutions for a more sustainable future. This free three-day event from 19-21 May is open to those who have a GreenTech idea they want to explore further, and to those who want to get

Is your e-waste causing a global health crisis?

Unwanted electrical goods including computers, tablets and smartphones are putting the health of millions of children at risk.

According to a separate report produced by the United Nations University (UNU), the ‘Global E-Waste Monitor 2020’, 53.6 million metric tonnes (Mt) of electronic waste was generated globally in 2019, up 21% in five years. More than 20% of this is made of screens and small IT equipment. The UNU predicts that global e-waste –

Hackathon announced to find & fund software ideas

Urban Flows Observatory is looking for software solutions to help tackle local energy and health challenges.

The hackathon Taking place on 22 and 23 November (venue TBC) the hackathon is free to join and gives you the chance to work with real data relating to the city’s energy and resource usage. This work is part of a three-year, multi-million Euro international academic collaboration being carried out the Urban Flows Observatory at