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Green Team

The University of Cambridge spent over £16 million on energy in 2014-15...


Within the next year, the Department of Sociology is implementing a plan which aims to put them in a position where they can win a Cambridge University Green Impact Award. 



Green Impact

 Our Green Team

Energy & Environment Coordinators

  • Karin Haack - Graduate Administrator | Sociology
  • Siobhan Hoffmann Heap - Chief Secretary | Social Sciences Research Methods Centre (SSRMC)

Green Team

  • Odette Rogers - Departmental Secretary | Sociology
  • Chantal Nowak - Administrator | ReproSoc
  • Fiona Harrison - Project Manager | Digiwhist 
  • Marcus Gawthorp - Senior IT Technician
  • Casey Mein - Departmental Administrator | Sociology
  • Terry Chilvers - IT Technician | Social Anthropology
  • Dan Jones - Research Grants Administrator | HSPS

In addition to the above, we also have number of flexi-members on the academic staff who cannot come to all of our meetings but who want to contribute ideas, and be involved.

If you are in the Department of Sociology and would like to get involved contact us at 


Did you know that of the 3 billion paper cups handed out by high-street coffee chains every year, fewer than 1 in 400 is recycled?

If you're looking for an environmentally friendly alternative, the University KeepCup costs £5 from University Cafes.
Get your first drink free when you buy the cup and save 20p on hot drinks each time you use it at a University Cafe. 

Videoconferencing is available at the following locations: 

  • City-centre studio (New Museums Site)
  • West Cambridge studio (JJ Thomson Avenue)
  • Portable equipment for use on your own University premises.

There is no charge for studio or equipment hire and UIS provides free technical back-up via telephone throughout.


  • Worldwide connectivity, 24/7 by arrangement
  • No travel time/cost or accommodation costs
  • No need for vaccinations, passport or visa
  • Easy logistics
  • Kind to your finances
  • Kind to the planet
  • Reduces out-of-office time
  • Available to staff/students of University & related institutions

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