Greenskills Week 2021: Imagining a world without waste - careers that can save the planet!

The Biorenewables Development Centre

Available Between
8
Apr
2021
8
Apr
2021

The Biorenewables Development Centre is a research and development centre at the University of York developing ways of converting plants and wastes into products.

Join us to:

  • Learn about how using biological resources better helps towards maintaining a healthier planet
  • Test your knowledge of everyday products made from plants, animals, microbes or waste products by taking our quiz
  • Learn more about the research taking place that will help us to combat climate change and pollution
  • Take a virtual tour of our labs
  • Take part in our challenge to come up with your own sustainable business idea

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding more about the sector
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Time management
Giving presentations
Team work
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Inquisitive
Creative
Enthusiastic

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
1
Passion: What cause(s) are you are passionate about? Please also explain why.

2
Entrepreneur: If you could go back in time and be the person who invented something we use today, what would it have been and why?

3
If you could solve one problem facing the world today, what would it be?