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Name Professor Chris Preist
Job title Professor of Sustainability & Computer Systems
Department Department of Computer Science University of Bristol
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work+44 (0)117 331 8092
Qualifications BSc, MSc, PhD(Lond)
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Keywords integration of life cycle analysis and carbon footprinting techniques into broader systemic models of sustainability impact.
the role of computer technology within the wider socio-technical systems emerging to address climate change and other sustainability issues.
the interplay between technology innovation, business models and sustainability impacts, particularly in the commercial publishing industry.
Areas of expertise I'm working on four main research projects:

-An economic and environmental assessment of the potential of print on demand in the book industry.

-Sustainability implications of future business models in the news media industry.

-The role of the semantic web and visualisation in industrial carbon emissions reporting.

-The Environmental Sustainability of the Bristol City Region; Current and Potential Scenarios.