Dr Paula Vandergert
Senior Research Fellow
Sustainability Research Institute
Within the Sustainability Research Institute, I lead the work on the 'sustainable living' theme, which encompasses multi-scale and multi-theme applied and academic research. Projects the team work on have been funded by a diverse base, including the European Commission, DEFRA and NHS England.
Paula is currently part of the Horizon 2020 project Connecting Nature. As one of the work package leads and steering group members, Paula leads work on the governance theme. She is also working collaboratively with colleagues in Trinity College Dublin on a new arts and wellbeing engagement methodology. As part of the ERDF project delivery team, Paula is working with SMEs in East London who have a nature-based social enterprise ethos