Vanessa Mccorquodale

SRS Project Coordinator – Sustainable Development Goals and Living Lab Projects

Background

Vanessa is currently in the role of SRS Project Coordinator – Sustainable Development Goals and Living Lab Projects.

Vanessa joined the University Estates department in 2012, working on the Helpdesk and Compliance teams.  She left to join the School of Engineering, for programme delivery of an offshore renewable energy post graduate course.

When she joined SRS, Vanessa was responsible for the University’s Social Responsibility and Sustainability committees and European SRS projects, later working on Waste projects and delivered student and staff training of Be Sustainable Advanced and Carbon Literacy programmes.  Vanessa now works to increase Living Lab opportunities across the university and embedding the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) throughout the curriculum.  

With an educational background in Environmental Construction, Architecture and Psychology, Vanessa is currently studying for an MSc in Carbon Management at the University’s School of Geosciences.  Her interests are in Environmental Psychology, the Circular Economy and fairness for all.