SRI has some key projects and contracts: such as Residential cooling in a changing climate, Barking Riverside Community Investment Company, Beckton Sustainable Living, Bright Sparks, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, London students towards sustainability, Olympic Games Impact Study, Poplar HARCA.
SRI has several ongoing partnerships with Barking Riverside, the organisation responsible for asset management and community engagement in a new housing development by the Thames in East London. In addition, SRI has also coordinated ecological engagement activities with the Barking Riverside residents and carried out surveys to assess their needs and interests, on behalf of the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.
Both in Barking and in Beckton, SRI has promoted sustainable urban food production and the engagement of residents in community gardens. Some other examples of our projects have been included in key projects sections.
Key areas of focus
Our research areas social science aspects of sustainability, biodiversity, climate change adaptation, environmental behaviours, decarbonisation, energy efficient buildings and energy systems.