The Greenview Research Group is based at De Montfort University in the Institute of Energy and Sustainable Development. It was formed as a result of three research projects funded by JISC's Greening ICT programme. The common factor between all three projects is a desire to tackle the problem of environmental sustainability through increased visualization of the impacts of our individual and collective actions, notably our increasing energy use and consumption of goods and services.
This visualisation can be done through a range of activities and technologies, and the three JISC projects are researching the effectiveness of public engagement, the use of mobile phones, locative technology and innovative software within and around the built environment.
This research space will provide an opportunity to explore the technologies and processes of effective social engagement by raising a series of questions around changing concepts of visualization, behaviour change and public engagement and spans a wide range of disciplines ranging from social and environmental science, the built environment, organizational culture, art and architecture, computer studies, and Graphic design.