News

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

October 28, 2015

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

October 26, 2015

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 based on MESPOM thesis at the University of the Aegean

May 12, 2015

Alvin Chandra '10 (Fiji) 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) joins the Editorial Board of Energy Research and Social Science

March 17, 2015

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

January 23, 2015

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

Each year, MESPOM-students are venturing out into the world, backed up by their dedicated supervisors from at least one of the six MESPOM Consortium Partners.

Some of them will investigate their topics by travelling to far away places, others will spend their time in the lab.