Dissertations for Good

We partner students with organisations to collaborate on dissertations into economic, social and environmental sustainability.

Completed Projects

Climate change and building adaptation

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Student: Arsalan Ghotbi-kohan

Partnered with: CIBSE

Date completed: 27th April 2015

Status: Completed

Building adaptations & climate change

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Student: Michael Mapanda

Partnered with: CIBSE

Date completed: 27th April 2015

Status: Completed

Consumer views of time-of-use energy tariffs

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Student: Joanna Leigh

Partnered with: Islington Council

Date completed: 13th May 2015

Status: Completed

Food experiences of hard-to-reach populations in Plymouth

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Student: Natalie White

Partnered with: Metro Fresh Enterprises Ltd

Date completed: 13th June 2015

Status: Completed

Environmental performance of refurbished buildings

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Student: Victor Garwi

Partnered with: CIBSE

Date completed: 27th April 2015

Status: Completed

Sustainability in NUS and students' unions

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Student: Martin Marko

Partnered with: National Union of Students

Date completed: 1st September 2015

Status: Completed

“Dissertations for Good has given real meaning to my University studies.”

Search for the perfect partner

Be the first to partner with an organisation or a student and produce a completely new piece of work. We are offering you the opportunity to be a part of meaningful, exciting and important work into sustainability and social responsibility. We are at the cutting edge of the field, with enthusiastic and intelligent students answering the real questions that organisations have. Register for updates if you're interested in finding out more about NUS' sustainability action and how you can get more involved.

How can this website help you?

Whether you’re a student searching for inspiration or an organisation who needs some answers, by registering on this website you will be one step closer to creating a practical and impactful piece of work.

Dissertations are often the most robust pieces of work students put together during their time in education, breaking fresh ground and providing valuable new insights. We are using this work as a force for good and proving that our society is taking our responsibilities seriously. We are embedding sustainability into student education, and showing that we already have the skills and drive to solve the problems we are facing.

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We have already supported projects ranging from measuring building performance in relation to projected climates, to the impact of professionals on young people, to tackling the causes behind local hunger.

Whether you have an idea or are just interested in seeing what's out there, feel free to register and create yourself a profile. What happens next is up to you.