Reasons for choosing MESPOM in students’ and alumni’s own voices.


Apply now for MESPOM 2015-2017!

Apply now for MESPOM 2015-2017

The MESPOM Consortium – Central European University (Hungary), Lund University (Sweden), the University of Manchester (UK), the University of the Aegean (Greece), the Monterey Institute for International Studies (USA), and the University of Saskatchewan (Canada) – is inviting applications for the Erasmus Mundus 

MESPOM / University of Manchester student shines in British Council's international student awards 2011

A MESPOM 2009/2011 student spending her third semester in the University of Manchester has picked up top accolades in a prestigious competition organised by the British Council.  Chinese student Tian Peng has been named the North West Region‘s Shine International Student of the Year 2011. 

Our first PhD from MESPOM Batch 1

Our congratulations to Yuliya Voytenko (1st batch of MESPOM), who received her PhD degree from Central European University. Her defense was on December 14, 2010 and the title of her thesis was Bioenergy in Ukraine: Sustainable Pathways for the Development of Ukraine's Agro-biomass Potential.

Our congratulations to Chunyu!

Our congratulations to Chunyu Liang (MESPOM Class’07), who was promoted to a P-3 level Programme Officer position at the UNFCCC CDM sub-programme. The MESPOM community is proud of this impressive achievement.

Elena Kmetova '10 (Bulgaria)

My name is Elena Kmetova and I am a MESPOM Batch 4 recent graduate, who could also be found dwelling the Environmental Systems Laboratory for three long semesters.

Alvin Chandra '10 (Fiji)

I am a pleased to share with you the link to a recent publication on Building Resilience to Climate Change -Ecosystem-based Adaptation and Lessons from Field, recently launched by the IUCN at the CBD COP-10 in Nagoya, Japan (http://data.iucn.org/dbtw-wpd/edocs/2010-050.pdf). The publication documents some of the early lessons that are being learned in adaptation from success stories from the field. This publication contains eleven case studies covering different ecosystems and regions around the world.

Manchester: Britain's greatest university?

This question was posed by the UK newspaper The Independent in early October as Manchester University, the distinguished MESPOM partner, now has more working Nobel Laureates than any British university. Two Russian-born professors Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov have won this year’s Nobel Prize for physics.

Alvin Chandra '10 (Fiji), Co-leader at IUCN Commission

Alvin Chandra (Batch 4 2008-10) has been appointed to co-lead the Young Professional Co-Thematic Group for Disaster Risk Reduction at the Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) of IUCN.

The third issue of MESPOM alumni newsletter is on!

MESPOM alumni in cooperation with MESPOM students have prepared the third issue of the MESPOM alumni newsletter. You will find here fresh news and gossips, thrilling accounts of what's going on during and after MESPOM, updates on MESPOM careers, theses, teaching contents and development perspectives!

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