Engaging with individuals, communities and businesses //

Programmes

The Present & The Past

Crichton Carbon Centre builds on its track record of academic excellence by encouraging and supporting behaviour change through engagement with individuals, communities and businesses.

Sustainable Process Improvement

In 2012 the Crichton Carbon Centre launched a three year Sustainable Process Improvement (SPI) programme which is a fully funded programme of support for…

Ecosystem Services

The ecosystem services framework first described as part of the UN’s Millennium Ecosystem Assessment [www.maweb.org], provides a lightweight…

Public Engagement

Sustainable development requires balance between economic, social and environmental priorities in order to satisfy current human needs without…

Climate Justice

Differential and distributional impacts of climate change policy-making and implementation. The Crichton carbon Centre leads research on climate…

Carbon Busters

Carbon Busters is currently a whole school cluster project in it's sixth year. The project has been run in…

CSmart Organisations

In 2008, Crichton Carbon Centre created and delivered a project named ‘Carbon Opportunities’. The project (funded by South…

Galloway Carbon Action

Three rural communities in Dumfries and Galloway came together to take action on managing their impacts on climate…

Promoting the transition to a low carbon society //

About Us

Crichton Carbon Centre

We are a not-for-profit (SC038915) post-graduate teaching and applied research organisation based at the Crichton University Campus in Dumfries, southwest Scotland.

Founded in 2007 in response to growing concern about climate change, the Centre provides active leadership in improving the efficiency with which resources are used, promoting the transition to a low carbon society.

LEADER rural awards 2010 winner in the Greener Scotland category

Our strong scholarship base keeps us at the forefront of current knowledge, enabling us to provide advice that is built on the most up to date information and understanding. We undertake grant funded projects and commercial commissions, working with individuals, communities and a wide range of organisations, including businesses, social enterprises, schools, colleges, universities and public institutions.

Founded in 2007 in response to growing concern about climate change, the Centre provides active leadership in improving the efficiency with which resources are used, promoting the transition to a low carbon society.

LEADER rural awards 2010 winner in the Greener Scotland category

Our strong scholarship base keeps us at the forefront of current knowledge, enabling us to provide advice that is built on the most up to date information and understanding. We undertake grant funded projects and commercial commissions, working with individuals, communities and a wide range of organisations, including businesses, social enterprises, schools, colleges, universities and public institutions.

Together, we have over 100 years experience of sustainable development. //

The Team

Together, we have over 100 years experience of sustainable development.

Our team includes both academics and practitioners from the public, private and third sectors with backgrounds in economic, social and environmental disciplines. Our multi-disciplinary approach encourages innovation and thought leadership, ensures that our knowledge is current and that theory is translated into practical engagement and positive action.

Prof. Mike Bonaventura

Mike Bonaventura is the CEO at Crichton Carbon Centre. Mike worked on the design, development and implementation of…

Jessie Mason

Jessie Mason is the Administration Manager at Crichton Carbon Centre.  Jessie has a substantial administrative background working for…

Emma Hulks

Emma Hulks is Finance Officer at Crichton Carbon Centre. She has worked in the charitable sector for over nine…

Emma Platt

Emma is the Schools Project Officer at the Crichton Carbon Centre. Emma studied BSc Zoology at the University…

Emily Taylor

Emily leads the Land Management practice at the Crichton Carbon Centre. Originally from the Isle of Coll off…

Dr Liz Brooks

Liz is the Post Doctoral Research Fellow at the Crichton Carbon Centre. Liz's main project is a three…

David Crawford

David is the Programme Manager for the Crichton Carbon Centre's Sustainable Process Improvement Programme (SPI). David  joined the…

Angela Lamont

Angela Lamont is the Business Development Specialist for the Crichton Carbon Centre's Sustainable Process Improvement Programme (SPI).  This follows…

Gráinne Kennedy

Gráinne is the Lead Sustainable Business Advisor for the Crichton Carbon Centre's Sustainable Process Improvement (SPI) programme. Gráinne…

Declan Conley

Declan is a Business Advisor for the Crichton Carbon Centre's Sustainable Process Improvement programme (SPI). Declan graduated from…

Jayne Murdoch

Jayne is a Business Advisor for the Crichton Carbon Centre's Sustainable Process Improvement programme (SPI). Jayne moved into…

Liz Mackley

Liz is the Research Associate for the Crichton Carbon Centre’s Sustainable Process Improvement Programme (SPI). Her role includes…

Dr Rachel Dunk

Dr Rachel Dunk is a Fellow at the Crichton Carbon Centre and has been a part of the team…

Leadership whilst challenged, opportunities rather than threats //

Join Us

We're always interested in hearing from others interested in us.

The Crichton Carbon Centre prides itself on the quality of its employees enabling the Centre to provide leadership in facing new challenges. Working for the Crichton Carbon Centre provides a fantastic opportunity to work alongside leading practitioners and academic in the areas of sustainability and carbon management.

Intern – Carbon Busters Clusters

We need someone to assist our Schools Project Officer in preparation and delivery of lessons on the Carbon…

Closed vacancy – PDRF – Sustainable Rurality

This vacancy is now closed. The Crichton Carbon Centre, in collaboration with the Crichton Institute, wishes to appoint…

Closed Vacancy – Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

This vacancy is now closed. The Crichton Carbon Centre is looking to appoint a full time Post-Doctoral Research…

We’re interested in the right people

We are constantly evolving as an organisation to meet the demands of the future and we are always looking for…

Closed Vacancy – Artists in Residence

This vacancy is now closed. We are looking to appoint Artists in Residence for the Nil by Mouth…

Closed Vacancy – Business Advisor

This vacancy is now closed. We are looking to appoint a Sustainable Business Advisor to join our Sustainable Process…

Closed Vacancy – Programme Manager

This vacancy has now been filled and is now closed. Have you got relevant experience in the field…

Closed Vacancy – Curator-Producer

This vacancy has now been filled and is now closed. The Crichton Carbon Centre is looking to appoint…

Closed Vacancy – Land Management Project Officer

This vacancy has now been filled and is now closed. This is an exciting opportunity to develop research…

Together, we have over 100 years experience of sustainable development. //

Latest News

Read about what's been happening at the Crichton Carbon Centre, along with any job vacancies we have advertised.

Scotland’s National Reform Programme

A case study on our SME Programme "SPI" has been included in Scotland’s Europe 2020 National Reform Programme report for 2014. …

Helping SME’s to become more resource efficient

Sustainable Process Improvement is a fully funded programme of support for small and medium sized businesses that want to reduce their…

Intern – Carbon Busters Clusters

We need someone to assist our Schools Project Officer in preparation and delivery of lessons on the Carbon…

Closed vacancy – PDRF – Sustainable Rurality

This vacancy is now closed. The Crichton Carbon Centre, in collaboration with the Crichton Institute, wishes to appoint…

Dumfries & Galloway Environment Fair 2014

Dumfries and Galloway Environment Fair 2014 will see over 50 environmental organisations in attendance, representing a mix of…

Annual CCC lecture 2013

UK Nature is in trouble – that is the conclusion of a groundbreaking report published last May by…

Closed Vacancy – Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

This vacancy is now closed. The Crichton Carbon Centre is looking to appoint a full time Post-Doctoral Research…

Closed Vacancy – Artists in Residence

This vacancy is now closed. We are looking to appoint Artists in Residence for the Nil by Mouth…

Closed Vacancy – Business Advisor

This vacancy is now closed. We are looking to appoint a Sustainable Business Advisor to join our Sustainable Process…

Closed Vacancy – Programme Manager

This vacancy has now been filled and is now closed. Have you got relevant experience in the field…

Closed Vacancy – Curator-Producer

This vacancy has now been filled and is now closed. The Crichton Carbon Centre is looking to appoint…

Closed Vacancy – Land Management Project Officer

This vacancy has now been filled and is now closed. This is an exciting opportunity to develop research…

Annual CCC Lecture 2012

The Crichton Foundation runs an annual programme of Crichton Conversations and Events which attract inspiring speakers on topical issues and raise awareness…

A wealth of knowledge and experience in one location //
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Crichton Carbon Centre is located on the Crichton University Campus in Dumfries, Southwest Scotland.

Maxwell House,
Crichton Campus,
Bankend Road,
Dumfries DG1 4UQ
T: 01387 702 091
E: info@carboncentre.org

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