Professor Neil Taylor coordinates the Education for Sustainability Network at the School of Education. The major collaborative project being undertaken by this network involves producing an edited book, Teaching for the future: Educating for sustainability in primary schools. This will comprise 15 chapters and involve 14 current staff in the School of Education along with a five former staff members. This book is intended for primary teacher educators, pre-service primary students and practicing primary teachers. The publishing contract is with Sense Publishers, an international publishing house based in the Netherlands, and the book will be published early in 2015.
Neil is also currently involved in a $400,000 school gardening research project in the Sultanate of Oman in collaboration with the Sultan Qaboos University. This project is been funded by the Omani Research Council.