Sustainable Society Network

The Sustainable Society Network+, funded by the RCUK Digital Economy Programme, provides £1.5 million over 3 years from 1st April 2012 to develop a group of leading researchers, industrial stakeholders and third sector members with a common interest in applying digital technologies to achieve measurable, real-world outcomes in order that the UK and the world achieves its goals in this space.

We Aim to:

Ø Develop links betweenacademics, companies and NGOs

Ø Provide support to move research into the real world

Ø Provide funding for pilot studies

Ø Identify grand research challenges in using digital technology to create a sustainable society


The Sustainable Society Network+ Research Call was announced on 23rd August with £200,000 available for up to 5 projects. Closing date 31st October 2012. See link:

PI: Dr Catherine Mulligan (Nottingham University)

CIs: Prof John Nelson (Aberdeen University) and Prof Ruth Rettie (Kingston University)


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