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Shaw, Amy; Capetola, Teresa; Lawson, Justin T.; Henderson-Wilson, Claire; Murphy, Berni – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the sustainability of the food culture at Deakin University and to determine what the barriers to increasing the sustainability of food on the Burwood campus may be. Design/methodology/approach: An online survey of staff and students from the Faculty of Health at the Burwood campus of Deakin University (n =…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Food, Online Surveys, College Faculty
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Warr Pedersen, Kristin – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider an expanded vision of professional development for embedding education for sustainability (EfS) in a higher education institution. Through an exploration of a community of practice at the University of Tasmania, this paper examines how collaborative peer learning can sustain and promote continued…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Communities of Practice, Professional Identity, Semi Structured Interviews
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Mikhailovich, Katja; Fitzgerald, Robert – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2014
Purpose: This paper aimed to examine the impact of the removal of bottled water on the campus community. This paper presents the findings of a survey conducted at the first Australian university to remove single-use bottled water from sale on a small regional university campus. The removal of bottled water from sale at the university formed part…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Water, Foreign Countries, Retailing
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Bekessy, S. A.; Samson, K.; Clarkson, R. E. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2007
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the impact and value of non-binding agreements or declarations in achieving sustainability in universities. Design/methodology/approach: A case study of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University is presented, analysing the reasons for lack of progress towards sustainability and evaluating best…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Educational Change, Accountability, Foreign Countries