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Katy Boom

Director of Sustainability


University of Worcester

Katy has led the development of wide ranging sustainability initiatives at the University of Worcester in her role as director of sustainability. Her work focuses on the campus, working in the community and embedding sustainability in the curriculum. Overseeing the development of students as partners on major sustainability change programs and building sustainability skills with students and student volunteers Katy’s work has won a number of national awards. Katy is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the EAUC. Katy's research interests include frameworks for measuring sustainability culture in Higher Education, managing energy in student rented homes and online magazine for students, academics and practitioners, to engage students in sustainable development.

BSc, MBA, PGcertT&L

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  1. Emblen-Perry, Kay and Evans, Sian and Boom, Katy and Corbett, Wendy and Weaver, Lorraine (2016) Evolution of an Interactive Online Magazine for Students, Academics and Expert Practitioners, to Engage Students from Multiple Disciplines in Education for Sustainable Development. In: Handbook of Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development in Higher Education. World Sustainability Series, 2 . Springer International Publishing, Gewerbestrasse, pp. 157-172. ISBN 978-3-319-47888-3 Online: 978-3-319-47889-0
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