This is a request that I am forwarding on behalf of a colleague. Please
pass onto your students/colleagues/networks as appropriate.
We would like to invite to you to complete a short survey developed by
Loughborough University and the British Standards Institution (BSI) to
- What (if any) aspects of sustainability you consider and to what
- What resources you use
- What additional support you could benefit from.
This will help us and others (e.g. CAD software developers, trainers,
universities) to develop the next generation of resources with enhanced
The survey can be accessed at
The survey should not take more than 15 minutes to complete and as a
thank you for your time, there is an option to enter a draw for one of
three GBP50 voucher prizes. We hope you can give us your views.
Please feel free to distribute to designers in your network.
Dr Vicky Lofthouse, Senior Lecturer Loughborough Design School &
Institute of Design Innovation, Loughborough University London
Professor Brian Griffiths Chair, BSI TDW/4/7 Committee on Design for
Manufacture, Assembly, Disassembly and End of Life Processing (MADE)
Please be assured that the usual safeguards apply:
- All responses will be anonymous and will remain anonymous in all
analyses which will be published in a journal paper and perhaps in
- Responses will be held securely under the policies detailed at the
following links: —
- You can exit the survey at any point, for any reason and you will not
be asked to explain your reasons for exiting. Please note though that,
once the results of the survey are aggregated for analysis, it will not
be possible to withdraw your individual data from the research.
- Any concerns or complaints, please email [log in to unmask] or
phone 01509 222423 (Secretary of the Ethics Approvals (Human
Participants) Sub-Committee). The University also has policies relating
to Research Misconduct and Whistle Blowing which are available online
- The prize draw will take place shortly after the closing date of the
survey. Employees of Loughborough University and the British Standards
Institution are not eligible for the prizes.