News

Savannah Carr-Wilson ‘17 (Canada) co-authors a report on a new water law in Canada

Current MESPOM student, Savannah Carr-Wilson ‘17 (Canada), has co-authored a report titled ‘Awash with Opportunity: Ensuring the sustainability of British Columbia’s new water law’. The report provides an analysis of the potential of this new water law: the Water Sustainability Act.

Yuliya Voytenko ‘07 (Ukraine) secures SEK 3 million for research project!

Yuliya Voytenko ‘07 (Ukraine) has been granted SEK 3 million from FORMAS (the Swedish Research Council) for a 3-year project Sharing and the City (2016-2018). Yuliya is currently a researcher at the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), a MESPOM Consortium partner. Her project will contribute to our understanding of urban sustainability challenges through an analysis of the role of cities in sharing.

Congratulations, Yuliya!

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The MESPOM Consortium of six universities

– Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), Central European University (Hungary), the University of the Aegean (Greece), the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (USA), and the University of Saskatchewan (Canada) – 

The ISEPEI Project: Aiding informed decision-making for sustainable development

Emily Nilson '14 (USA) is currently involved in the ‘In-Service ICT Training for Environmental Professionals’ (ISEPEI) Project. The project was jointly launched by CEU and UNEP’s Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES) under the Eye on Earth Summit. Since 2014, ISEPEI has been conducting a series of international workshops on the potential application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) across various environmental themes.

Meet CEU’s next | generation

This year, two MESPOM students, Savannah Carr-Wilson ‘17 (Canada) and Mira Khadka ‘17 (Nepal), have been selected as recipients of the CEU Alumni scholarship. Since 2001, the CEU Alumni scholarship has been awarded to outstanding students from all over the world, based on financial need and their “commitment to community service and leadership potential, both at CEU and beyond”. This scholarship is funded by donations from CEU alumni via the ‘next | generation fund’.

Article published by Alvin Chandra '10 (Fiji) and Professor Petros Gaganis (UoA)

Alvin Chandra'10 (Fiji, Pacific Islands) and MESPOM professor Petros Gaganis (University of the Aegean) published an article, entitled "Deconstructing Vulnerability and Adaptation in a Coastal River Basin Ecosystem: A Participatory Analysis of Flood Risk in Nadi, Fiji Islands", in the journal 'Climate and Development'.

Jessica Jewell '09 (USA) joined the Editorial Board of Energy Research and Social Science

Jessica Jewell '09 (USA) has recently joined the Editorial Board of Energy Research and Social Science. The new journal offers an interesting niche for the growing community of social scientists dealing with energy issues. Jessica works as a Research Scholar at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) where her research focuses on energy security and the politics of energy transitions.

Batch 9 blogs about their thesis time

Nine Master candidates in batch 9 will be blogging about their adventures during semester 4, February to June 2015.

Prof. Aleh Cherp leads a new project

Prof. Aleh Cherp leads a new project on the Politics of Energy Transitions supported by the International Social Sciences Council’s Transformation to Sustainability Program as part of the Future Earth initiative.