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Welcome to the EAUC 'Carbon Intensive Research Universities and Colleges' Community of Practice
A number of EAUC Members face unique challenges arising from the complex research that is carried out in their institution. Often high levels of energy is required, the work is based in older/historic buildings and a research-led culture adds further sustainability complications.
To help address these challenges, the EAUC has established a Community of Practice to support these members.
The aims of group include:
• Identify common challenges
• Develop initiatives to address these challenges
• Prepare for CIF2
• Share best practice
• Look for ways of collaborative working
• Feed into EAUC understanding and planning (training, conference workshops, case studies etc).
The group exists virtually as a Jiscmail discussion network with supporting web repository.
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How to search for previous discussions
This CoP is open to all EAUC Members and other invited parties which identify with the challenges of working in a carbon intensive research-led institution. It is not a forum for commercial gain.
We know that there are many topics that come up regularly on the discussion networks so here is a quick and easy guide on how to search for previous discussions:
- Go to https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/ and click on ‘Subscribers Corner’
- Click on the discussion network you would like to search – ‘EAUC-CIRUC’ is the list for this Discussion Network
- The three ‘Latest messages’ are shown in a box near the top of the page. Click the message to read the entire post.
- To search the list for a particular topic use the 'Search Archive' box on the right-hand side of the screen. Type the keyword/s you would like to search for and this will bring up a list of all posts containing that word/phrase.
- You can further refine your search by adding parameters.
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